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9830

Re: Ed Mierkowicz, played in majors 1945-50

Mierkowicz was also the last man alive who had played in a World Series before 1946. That leaves Red Schoendienst and Bobby Doerr, who opposed each other in
jg_preston
May 19
#9830
 
9829

Ed Mierkowicz, played in majors 1945-50

Ed Mierkowicz, who played 35 games for the Tigers and Cardinals from 1945-50 and was on the field when the Tigers won the 1945 World Series (he was the last
jg_preston
May 19
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9828

Dave Anderson

David E. "Dave" Anderson, who played in the minor leagues in the 1950s, died on April 23, 2017 in Danville, CA.
Jack Morris
May 19
#9828
 
9827

Jim Purslow

James Charles "Jim" Purslow, who played in the Chicago Cubs organization, died on May 14, 2017 in New Orleans, LA.
Jack Morris
May 17
#9827
 
9826

Fran Welch

Francis "Fran" Welch, who played in the minor leagues before service in World War II, died on May 10, 2017.
Jack Morris
May 17
#9826
 
9825

Art Cole

Arthur J. "Art" Cole, who played in the San Francisco Giants organization, died on February 8, 2017.
Jack Morris
May 17
#9825
 
9824

Bob Wheeler

Robert "Bob" Wheeler, who played in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization after service in World War II, died on May 7, 2017.
Jack Morris
May 17
#9824
 
9823

Frank Logue

Alison Frank Logue, who played in the New York Yankees organization, died on May 3, 2017.
Jack Morris
May 17
#9823
 
9822

Hank Weaver, played in minors 1939-49

Henry Thomas "Hank" Weaver, who pitched in the minors from 1939-49 with time out to serve in World War II, died May 5, 2017, in Phoenix, Ariz., aged 95. The
jg_preston
May 14
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9821

Re: Steve Palermo, umpire 1976-91

According to a contact at MLB, Palermo died on Sunday, 5/14/2017, at his home in Leawood, KS. David Vincent From: BaseballNecrology@yahoogroups.com
David Vincent
May 14
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9820

Steve Palermo, umpire 1976-91

Steve Palermo, who umped in the majors from 1976-91 until he was shot and seriously injured, has died at age 67. Date and place of death has not been
jg_preston
May 14
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9819

Re: Charles "Chuck" Orsborn, played in minors 1939-41

Jack Orsbern’s listing on Find A Grave:
Ed Washuta
May 13
#9819
 
9818

Re: Yale Lary, played in minors 1953-57

This story says Lary died at his home in Fort Worth, Tex. http://www.freep.com/story/sports/nfl/lions/2017/05/12/yale-lary-obit/319498001/
jg_preston
May 12
#9818
 
9817

Yale Lary, played in minors 1953-57

Yale Lary, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame who played in the College World Series for Texas A&M and played minor league baseball from 1953-57, died
jg_preston
May 12
#9817
 
9816

Jeff Kalish

Jeffrey H. "Jeff" Kalish, who played in the Minnesota Twins organization, died on May 10, 2017. http://pizzifuneralhome.com/?p=2664
Jack Morris
May 11
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