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Randy Vance

Claude Randall "Randy" Vance, who played in the Philadelphia Athletics organization, died on July 24, 2015 in Mansfield, OH.
Jack Morris
4:20 PM
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7874

Dick Weatherly

Richard D. "Dick" Weatherly, who played in the St. Louis Cardinals organization, died on July 25, 2015.
Jack Morris
Jul 29
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7873

Guy Reese

Guy "Red" Reese, who played in the Chicago Cubs organization, died on July 27, 2015. http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=reese-001guy
Jack Morris
Jul 29
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7872

Bill Burgher

Joseph William "Bill" Burgher, who played in the minor leagues after service in World War II, died on July 20, 2015 in Coos Bay, OR.
Jack Morris
Jul 29
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7871

Re: A. Gordon

I saw that one but he would have been only 16 or 17 then and the obit says his professional play was after high school and in California. I have a dear friend
WORTH, FRED
Jul 29
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7870

A. Gordon

The only thing more frustrating than not finding an alleged minor league player is the anger expressed by the family member who insists that he did play
Patric Doyle
Jul 29
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7869

Re: Alfred Gordon

I should have started the quote one phrase sooner. "While in California, he played minor league baseball and was offered a contract by the St Louis
WORTH, FRED
Jul 29
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7868

Re: Alfred Gordon

Fred, I couldn't find anything on him as well. He has been added to my huge list of obituaries where the obituary mentions playing in the minor leagues (and in
Jack Morris
Jul 29
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7867

Alfred Gordon

Alfred Y Gordon died in Fayetteville AR on July 28. According to the obituary, "he played minor league baseball and was offered a contract by the St Louis
WORTH, FRED
Jul 29
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7866

Bob Black

Robert C. "Bob" Black, who played in the Chicago White Sox organization, died on July 25, 2015.
Jack Morris
Jul 28
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7865

1998 Death of Ed Longacre

This 1998 death of a former minor leaguer and WWII veteran was passed along to us at Baseball Reference: Ed Longacre on July 12, 1998:
Mike Lynch
Jul 27
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7864

Re: Thomas Keane

Alas, it is quite common that obituaries are not in agreement with facts. I do not know if it is because of embellishment by the deceased, or embellishment by
Boren, Stephen D.
Jul 26
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7863

Re: Thomas Keane

I'm seeing double-A Tulsa as the highest he rose, but the obit says AAA. http://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=keane-001tho Rex Hamann 14201
Rex Hamann
Jul 26
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7862

Re: Hank Werner

Werner, who attended Lane Tech High in Chicago according to the obit, would likely have known Cubs' great Phil Cavarretta who also attended Lane Tech. Very
Rex Hamann
Jul 26
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7861

Hank Werner

Henry John "Hank" Werner, who played for the 1936 Fairbury Jeffs of the Nebraska State League, died on July 25, 2015, three months shy of his 102nd birthday.
Jack Morris
Jul 26
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