Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Florida / Played in 1917

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.

"Baseball is a game dominated by vital ghosts; it's a fraternity, like no other we have of the active and the no longer so, the living and the dead." - Richard Gilman in The Cultural Encyclopedia of Baseball (Jonathan Fraser Light, 2005)
Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Florida / Played in 1917

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
09-06-1981
1910
1924
West Hollywood, Florida
02-07-1965
1914
1918
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
11-01-1974
1912
1928
Miami, Florida
05-30-1976
1910
1929
Daytona Beach, Florida
01-06-1969
1911
1919
Bradenton, Florida
11-26-1954
1912
1929
Pompano Beach, Florida
08-18-1975
1917
1917
Bradenton, Florida
10-08-1973
1915
1917
Daytona Beach, Florida
10-19-1964
1911
1934
Orlando, Florida
07-25-1970
1916
1921
Bradenton, Florida
10-29-1965
1907
1920
Daytona Beach, Florida
01-29-1963
1915
1929
Daytona Beach, Florida
03-02-1956
1907
1926
Orlando, Florida
03-03-1953
1907
1922
Bradenton, Florida
10-03-1967
1913
1919
Lake Worth, Florida
11-02-1973
1916
1924
Bradenton, Florida
03-21-1988
1913
1931
Lake Wales, Florida
07-29-1962
1909
1923
Bradenton, Florida
08-23-1970
1917
1918
Ocala, Florida
01-27-1962
1916
1919
Lake City, Florida
12-30-1980
1916
1929
Pompano Beach, Florida
05-26-1959
1904
1917
Indian Rocks, Florida
04-04-1969
1917
1922

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in Florida / Played in 1917



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Did you know that Frank Ringo was the first Major League baseball player to committ suicide? On April 12, 1889, he ingested a lethal dose of morphine, died of the drug overdose, and became the first baseball suicide in history.

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