RIP Baseball Archives

Here is the complete list of grave stories, obituaries and tales from baseball history that have appeared on RIP Baseball. Click on each name or headline to go to the story.

Grave Stories

Obituaries

Julio Alonso (10-20-18)
John Altobelli (d. 1-26-20)
Norm Angelini (d. 12-21-19)
Art Angotti (d. 3-6-19)
Johnny Antonelli (d. 2-28-20)
Jim Archer (d. 9-9-19)
Sal Artiaga (d. 2-16-19)
Ramon Aviles (d. 1-27-20)
Bill Bartholomay (d. 3-25-20)
Glenn Beckert (d. 4-12-20)
Brian Bock (d. 4-22-19)
Dick Bokelmann (d. 12-27-19)
Jim Bolger (d. 4-9-20)
Frank Bolling (d. 7-11-20)
Greg Booker (d. 3-30-19)
Ruth Born (d. 3-10-20)
Jim Bouton (d. 7-10-19)
Weldon “Hoss” Bowlin (d. 12-8-19)
Ernie Bowman (d. 8-4-19)
Lou Brock (d. 9-6-20)
Dick Brodowski (d. 1-14-19)
Ernie Broglio (d. 7-16-19)
Oscar Brown (d. 6-3-20)
Delores Brumfield White (d. 5-29-20)
Tyson Brummett (d. 7-3-20)
Will Brunson (d. 11-23-19)
Jerry Buchek (1-2-19)
Jean Buckley (d. 7-7-19)
Bill Buckner (d. 5-27-19)
Fred Caligiuri (d. 11-30-18)
Joe Camacho (d. 12-27-18)
John Carbray (d. 8-10-19)
Marjorie Carveth Dunn (d. 1-27-19)
Jerry Casale (d. 2-8-19)
Jose Castillo (d. 12-6-18)
Horace Clarke (d. 8-5-20)
Art Clarkson (d. 10-7-19)
Tex Clevenger (d. 8-24-19)
Gil Coan (d. 2-4-20)
Jim Coates (d. 11-18-19)
Mike Colbern (d. 3-8-19)
Clint Conatser (d. 8-23-19)
Ramón Conde (d. 2-23-20)
Eric Cooper (d. 10-20-19)
Ryan Costello (d. 11-18-19)
Ted Cox (d. 3-11-20)
Jack Crimian (d. 2-11-19)
Bobby Del Greco (d. 10-13-19)
Steve Dalkowski (d. 4-19-20)
Adrian Devine (d. 6-27-20)
Martin Dihigo Jr. (6. 6-17-19)
Terry Donahue (d. 3-14-19)
Rick Down (1-5-19)
Paul Doyle (d. 5-6-20)
Chris Duncan (d. 9-7-19)
Angel Echevarria (d. 2-7-20)
Narciso Elvira (d. 1-28-20)
Francisco Estrada (d. 12-9-19)
Andy Etchebarren (d. 10-5-19)
Ron Fairly (d. 10-30-19)
Ed Farmer (d. 4-1-20)
Tony Fernández (d. 2-15-20)
Bill Fischer (d. 10-30-18)
Ed FitzGerald (d. 6-14-20)
Larry Foss (d. 6-15-19)
Jim Frey (d. 4-12-20)
Bob Friend (d. 2-3-19)
Al Gallagher (d. 12-6-18)
Damaso Garcia (d. 4-15-20)
Aubrey Gatewood (d. 6-5-19)
Joe Gibbon (d. 2-20-19)
Bob Giggie (d. 12-9-18)
Bill Gilbreth (d. 7-12-20)
Tommy Giordano (d. 2-14-19)
David Glass (d. 1-9-20)
Brian Glover (d. 1-28-19)
Larry Gowell (d. 5-11-20)
Alex Grammas (d. 9-13-19)
Eli Grba (d. 1-14-19)
Lenny Green (d. 1-6-19)
Pumpsie Green (d. 7-17-19)
Jim Greengrass (d. 9-9-19)
Hank Greenwald (d. 10-22-18)
Joe Grzenda (d. 7-12-19)
Rich Hacker (d. 4-22-20)
Jay Hankins (d. 1-20-20)
Carroll Hardy (d. 8-9-20)
Chuck Harmon (d. 3-19-19)
Don Hasenmayer (d. 1-28-20)
Andy Hassler (d. 12-25-19)
Tom Hausman (d. 1-16-19)
Val Heim (d. 11-21-19)
Neale “Bobo” Henderson (d. 12-27-18)
Angel “Remy” Hermoso (d. 8-22-20)
Dave Hill (d. 10-16-18)
Jim Hoff (d. 12-11-18)
Jim Holt (d. 3-29-19)
Ken Howell (d. 11-9-18)
Dick Hyde (d. 4-15-20)
Al Jackson (d. 8-19-19)
Randy Jackson (d. 3-20-19)
Jackie Hernandez (d. 10-12-19)
Katherine Herring James (d. 11-4-18)
Marilyn Jenkins (d. 2-7-20)
Bart Johnson (d. 4-22-20)
Ben Johnson (d. 5-8-20)
Bob Johnson (d. 11-12-19)
Rex Johnston (d. 12-15-19)
Tom Jordan (d. 8-27-19)
Howie Judson (d. 8-18-20)
Al Kaline (d. 4-6-20)
Eddie Kasko (d. 6-24-20)
Joe Keough (d. 9-9-19)
Matt Keough (d. 5-2-20)
Frank “Bubba” King (d. 12-9-18)
Larry Koentopp (d. 1-12-19)
Gary Kolb (d. 7-3-19)
Rocky Krsnich (d. 2-14-19)

Don Larsen (d. 1-1-20)
Barry Latman (d. 4-28-19)
Bob Lee (d. 3-25-20)
Ted Lepcio (d. 12-5-19)
Bobby Locke (d. 6-4-20)
Alberto Lois (d. 3-12-19)
Pete Lovrich (d. 12-30-18)
Frank Lucchesi (d. 6-8-19)
Billy MacLeod (d. 12-12-18)
Peter Magowan (d. 1-27-19)
Dick Manville (d. 2-13-19)
Dave Marshall (d. 6-6-19)
Henry Mason (5-29-20)
John Matias (d. 4-7-20)
Ken Mauer Sr. (d. 2-26-19)
Art Mazmanian (d. 3-22-19)
Mike McCormick (d. 6-13-20)
Willie McCovey (d. 10-31-18)
Jim McKean (d. 1-24-19)
Walt McKeel (d. 1-1-19)
John McNamara (d. 7-29-20)
Luis Mercedes (d. 6-30-19)
Chuck Meriwether (d. 10-26-19)
Glenn Mickens (d. 7-9-19)
John Miller (d. 6-5-20)
Bill Mills (d. 8-9-19)
Bobby Mitchell (d. 9-29-19)
David Montgomery (d. 5-8-19)
Jose Moreno (d. 9-6-19)
Don Mossi (d. 7-19-19)
Jose Brito Mota (d. 11-6-18)
Vince Naimoli (d. 8-25-19)
Hal Naragon (d. 8-31-19)
Don Newcombe (d. 2-19-19)
Ron Negray (d. 11-8-18)
Irv Noren (d. 11-15-19)
Annie O’Dowd (d. 12-30-18)
Bob Oliver (d. 4-19-20)
Bill Oster (d. 6-6-20)
Kelly Paris (d. 5-27-19)
Bea Arbour Parrott (d. 6-10-19)
Jarrod Patterson (d. 3-11-20)
Don Pavletich (d. 3-5-20)
Ray Peters (d. 5-4-19)
Harding Peterson (d. 4-16-19)
Tom Phoebus (d. 9-5-19)
Biff Pororoba (d. 5-24-20)
Mary Pratt (d. 5-6-20)
Bobby Prescott (d. 8-2-20)
Joe Presko (d. 2-5-19)
Michael Rebhan (d. 2-27-19)
Porter Reed (d. 1-2-19)
Ken Retzer (d. 5-17-20)
Mike Roarke (d. 7-27-19)
Frank Robinson (d. 2-7-19)
John Romano (3-4-19)
Jorge Rubio (d. 6-15-20)
Rich Rundles (d. 12-16-19)
Mike Ryan (d. 7-7-20)
“Salty” Saltwell (d. 5-3-20)
Scott Sanderson (d. 4-11-19)
Paul Schramka (d. 7-8-19)
Jerry Schypinski (d. 3-25-19)
Dick Scott (d. 2-10-20)
Bill Scripture (d. 11-11-18)
Tom Seaver (d. 8-31-20)
Bob Sebra (d. 7-22-20)
Fausto Segura (d. 1-12-20)
Charlie Silvera (d. 9-7-19)
Tyler Skaggs (d. 7-1-19)
Hal Smith (d. 1-9-20)
Helen “Gig” Smith (d. 1-17-19)
Ed Sprague Sr. (d. 1-10-20)
Joe Stanka (d. 10-15-18)
Leroy Stanton (d. 3-13-19)
Hank Steinbrenner (d. 4-14-20)
Joyce Steele (d. 4-21-19)
Gene Stephens (d. 4-27-19)
Bob Stephenson (d. 3-20-20)
Julia Ruth Stevens (d. 3-9-19)
Denise Miarecki Stillman (d. 11-7-18)
Mel Stottlemyre (d. 1-13-19)
John Strohmayer (d. 11-28-19)
Sammy Taylor (d. 10-8-19)
Samuel “Bay” Taylor (d. 4-8-19)
Tony Taylor (d. 7-17-20)
Nick Testa (d. 11-16-18)
Bert Thiel (d. 7-31-20)
Carlos “Bobby” Trevino (d. 12-5-18)
Bob Tufts (d. 10-4-19)
Matt Turner (d. 1-27-19)
Arnold Umbach (d. 5-30-20)
Luis Valbuena (d. 12-6-18)
Benny Valenzuela (d. 10-24-18)
Loek van Mil (d. 7-28-19)
Freddie Velázquez (d. 5-21-19)
Helene Machado Van Sant (d. 2-13-19)
Tom Waddell (d. 9-14-19)
Dan Walters (d. 4-23-20)
Kevin Ward (d. 3-9-19)
Claudell Washington (d. 6-10-20)
Neal Watlington (d. 12-29-19)
Bob Watson (d. 5-14-20)
Ray Webster (d. 6-3-20)
Milt Welch (d. 2-9-19)
Wally Westlake (d. 9-6-19)
“Jumping” Johnny Wilson (d. 1-11-19)
Bobby Winkles (d. 4-17-20)
Dan Winters (d. 10-31-18)
Hank Workman (d. 3-16-20)
Jim Wynn (d. 3-26-20)
George Yankowski (d. 2-25-20)

Baseball History

Waite Hoyt fights bad hats and lazy skin
Satchel Paige pitches for his life
Bob Watson runs into things
Talking about the Hall of Name with D.B. Firstman
Player gets released, wins game anyway
Requiem for Slumpy
When you’ve got Christy Mathewson right where he wants you
Patsy Tebeau assaults an umbrella and other stories
Yankees don’t want no sissy batting helmets
Baseball lives lost on 9-11
A brief tour of Minneapolis baseball history
Bob Feller slept here (any maybe still does?)
Frank Lucchesi gets ejected, climbs light tower
Baseball will kill ya
A brief interlude on death at the ballpark
Chief Meyers wants you to stop killing his brother
That time Lou Gehrig put Babe Ruth in the hospital