The Baseball Necrology: The Post-Baseball Lives and Deaths of More Than 7,600 Major League Players and Others

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McFarland, Jul 11, 2015 - Sports & Recreation - 525 pages
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During his playing career, a baseball player's every action on the field is documented--every at bat, every hit, every pitch. But what becomes of a player after he leaves the game? This exhaustive reference work briefly details the post-baseball lives of some 7,600 major leaguers, owners, managers, administrators, umpires, sportswriters, announcers and broadcasters who are now deceased. Each entry tells the date and place of the player's birth, the number of seasons he spent in the majors, the primary position he played, the number of seasons he spent as a manager in the majors (if applicable), his post-baseball career and activities, date and cause of his death, and his final resting place.
 

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Contents

Introduction
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The Necrology
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Ballplayers by Cemetery
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About the author (2015)

Baseball enthusiast and history researcher Bill Lee lives in Foley, Alabama. He is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research.

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