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Pre World War I Deaths

 

Rank Name Baseball Experience Pos Service Cause of Death Location Date
Cptn. Edward Bredell, Jr. Amateur Unknown Confederate Army Killed in Action Virginia Nov 16, 1864
1/Lt. Thomas W. Custer Amateur P US Army Killed in Action Little Bighorn, MT Jun 25, 1876
Pvt. William Davis Amateur 3B US Army Killed in Action Little Bighorn, MT Jun 25, 1876
Pvt. William E. "Bill" Stearns Major League P US Army Illness Washington, DC Dec 30, 1898
  Leonard Weikart Minor League C US Army Illness Cuba Aug 1, 1898
Nav/Wr. John H. Shillington College - Notre Dame SS US Navy Explosion Cuba Feb 15, 1898
Seaman Leon Bonner Amateur Assistant US Navy Explosion Cuba Feb 15, 1898
GM/1C Charles F.W. Eiermann Amateur Manager US Navy Explosion Cuba Feb 15, 1898
OS William H. Gorman Amateur 2B US Navy Explosion Cuba Feb 15, 1898
LDS Charles Hauck Amateur CF US Navy Explosion Cuba Feb 15, 1898
LDS William L. Hough Amateur 1B US Navy Explosion Cuba Feb 15, 1898
F1c William Lambert Amateur P US Navy Explosion Cuba Feb 15, 1898
AP/2c Benjamin L. Marsden Amateur C US Navy Explosion Cuba Feb 15, 1898
LDS John Merz Amateur SS US Navy Explosion Cuba Feb 15, 1898
Fifer C.H. Newton Amateur 3B US Marine Corps Explosion Cuba Feb 15, 1898
LDS William H. Tinsman Amateur LF US Navy Explosion Cuba Feb 15, 1898

 


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