Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Illinois / Played in 1918

Hall of Fame Manager Casey Stengel once quipped, "Most people my age are dead - you could look it up." The table below allows you to "look it up", as it is a comprehensive historical analysis of every major league baseball players' place of death. Selecting a state or country will bring up a sortable chart with every player in history who died in that particular area.

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Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Illinois / Played in 1918

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Hines, Illinois
10-16-1939
1914
1920
Chicago, Illinois
04-22-1957
1911
1919
Chicago, Illinois
08-05-1929
1916
1921
Chicago, Illinois
05-28-1930
1917
1930
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
02-19-1956
1909
1919
Chicago, Illinois
09-25-1976
1914
1933
Belleville, Illinois
07-31-1975
1914
1925
Belleville, Illinois
02-19-1948
1909
1918
Chicago, Illinois
01-05-1963
1915
1937
Chicago, Illinois
11-19-1955
1918
1918
Waukegan, Illinois
04-22-1976
1913
1925
Odin, Illinois
03-31-1968
1909
1920
Chicago, Illinois
09-02-1966
1918
1920
Carlyle, Illinois
12-22-1940
1917
1918
Midlothian, Illinois
12-10-1970
1918
1929
Waukegan, Illinois
02-20-1988
1915
1935
Chicago, Illinois
08-15-1972
1911
1924
Chicago, Illinois
09-11-1936
1914
1921
Chicago, Illinois
05-19-1970
1912
1929
Westchester, Illinois
05-02-1972
1915
1929
Chicago, Illinois
05-29-1966
1908
1921
Chicago, Illinois
01-31-1956
1912
1920
Chicago, Illinois
06-12-1960
1908
1921

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Illinois / Played in 1918



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