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

A Historical Analysis / Return To Players by Place of Death

Fort Worth, Texas
12-29-1978
1912
1917
Houston, Texas
11-14-1973
1917
1924
Palestine, Texas
04-15-1957
1906
1920
Plainview, Texas
01-21-1974
1913
1917
Denison, Texas
01-04-1963
1913
1918
Dallas, Texas
01-01-1966
1913
1920
Waco, Texas
03-08-1959
1917
1917
Devine, Texas
03-19-1976
1912
1920
Houston, Texas
10-21-1925
1916
1925
Garland, Texas
02-09-1976
1916
1917
Corpus Christi, Texas
08-14-1957
1911
1921
El Paso, Texas
08-11-1938
1917
1917
Ft. Worth, Texas
05-27-1947
1907
1921
Sherman, Texas
04-09-1972
1917
1922
Fort Worth, Texas
06-18-1966
1917
1924
Kilgore, Texas
01-23-1972
1917
1922
Texas City, Texas
09-30-1977
1912
1924
El Paso, Texas
04-10-1940
1912
1917
Terrell Hills, Texas
12-17-1968
1911
1926
Sweetwater, Texas
02-16-1924
1913
1917
San Antonio, Texas
01-05-1962
1912
1927
Lake Whitney, Texas
12-08-1958
1907
1928
San Antonio, Texas
12-15-1964
1917
1917
San Antonio, Texas
10-22-1927
1917
1926

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



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Baseball Almanac is aware that researching baseball players by their place of death is common data found easily on the Internet today. We, as you are well aware, enjoy taking that extra step here and have taken that common data and added this amazing chart which will enable you to see a historical breakdown of players from any given year in history by their place of death:

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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