Major League Baseball Players Who Died in California / Played in 1926

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 California / Played in 1926

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Laguna Beach, California
03-06-1965
1909
1929
San Francisco, California
01-29-1963
1925
1929
Highland Park, California
03-11-1971
1922
1926
Santa Monica, California
06-29-1979
1913
1927
Temple City, California
07-15-1988
1926
1931
Glendale, California
06-07-1949
1924
1934
Palo Alto, California
05-23-1977
1916
1926
Vallejo, California
09-10-1956
1920
1928
Seal Beach, California
04-29-1967
1926
1929
Menlo Park, California
12-20-1984
1926
1927
Encino, California
08-07-1973
1912
1926
Morro Bay, California
06-01-1966
1925
1926
Fremont, California
05-28-1986
1923
1933
San Diego, California
02-16-1971
1922
1930
Sepulveda, California
04-26-1976
1918
1929
Yucca Valley, California
11-18-1979
1925
1943
Marina del Rey, California
02-08-1979
1920
1929
Calistoga, California
07-02-1973
1924
1937
Beverly Hills, California
11-09-1977
1922
1929
Glendale, California
11-27-1987
1926
1945
Burlingame, California
08-02-1994
1926
1927
Belmont, California
12-21-1988
1923
1935
Burlingame, California
10-13-1984
1915
1932
Modesto, California
04-26-1982
1926
1926
Willows, California
04-22-1993
1925
1936
San Gabriel, California
12-08-1961
1925
1937
Pinole, California
02-08-1965
1924
1933
San Francisco, California
08-06-1946
1926
1939
San Francisco, California
07-05-1974
1915
1926
Pasadena, California
01-14-1962
1913
1928
Berkeley, California
08-11-1969
1917
1927
El Cajon, California
04-04-1971
1915
1929
Roseville, California
04-19-1963
1926
1926
Whittier, California
05-23-1986
1925
1929
Sacramento, California
07-16-1971
1924
1931
Hollywood, California
05-04-1963
1922
1927
Richmond, California
04-04-1966
1923
1926
Fresno, California
11-30-1973
1925
1930
Downey, California
11-28-1977
1920
1930
Long Beach, California
03-01-1963
1914
1927
San Rafael, California
05-03-1976
1926
1928
Costa Mesa, California
01-28-1961
1914
1926
Long Beach, California
08-28-1951
1917
1926
Daly City, California
10-22-1984
1918
1927
Inglewood, California
10-16-1972
1914
1926
Orangevale, California
01-07-1971
1926
1933
Hollister, California
11-05-1970
1923
1941
San Bernardino, California
02-02-1980
1925
1937
Palo Alto, California
11-13-1963
1915
1934
San Francisco, California
11-03-1958
1923
1928
Daly City, California
05-03-1953
1926
1928
San Diego, California
08-11-1995
1926
1926
Los Angeles, California
01-29-1966
1920
1930
Chula Vista, California
01-30-1992
1926
1926
Fullerton, California
11-20-1968
1925
1934
Los Angeles, California
09-14-1973
1923
1933
Oakland, California
10-30-1970
1925
1930

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in California / Played in 1926



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