Major League Baseball Players Who Died in North Carolina / Played in 1952

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 North Carolina / Played in 1952

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Durham, North Carolina
10-11-1962
1952
1955
Granite Quarry, North Carolina
01-20-2014
1943
1953
Hendersonville, North Carolina
10-29-1996
1942
1955
Hendersonville, North Carolina
11-04-1994
1952
1952
Greensboro, North Carolina
12-17-2015
1951
1964
Asheville, North Carolina
09-15-1991
1949
1967
Charlotte, North Carolina
10-03-1999
1948
1953
Wake Forest, North Carolina
12-20-2007
1943
1957
Newland, North Carolina
07-09-2018
1952
1963
Weaverville, North Carolina
03-15-2010
1945
1953
Greenville, North Carolina
04-18-1991
1946
1953
Goldsboro, North Carolina
11-02-2010
1944
1953
Salisbury, North Carolina
05-12-1979
1942
1952
Durham, North Carolina
04-05-2008
1939
1956
Fayetteville, North Carolina
04-12-2018
1948
1952
Charlotte, North Carolina
04-28-1980
1948
1959
Mount Olive, North Carolina
07-01-1982
1942
1953
Durham, North Carolina
08-12-2002
1938
1959
Wilmington, North Carolina
10-03-2007
1952
1956
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
01-07-1995
1952
1953
Morganton, North Carolina
12-12-1992
1948
1958
Kings Mountain, North Carolina
10-28-1974
1952
1956
Shelby, North Carolina
09-05-2017
1948
1956
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
07-06-1986
1952
1953

Major League Baseball Players Who Died in North Carolina / Played in 1952



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