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

Hank Aaron (d. 1-22-21)
Tom Acker (d. 1-4-21)
Dick Allen (d. 12-7-20)
Luke Allen (d. 4-23-22)
Julio Alonso (10-20-18)
Joe Altobelli (d. 3-3-21)
John Altobelli (d. 1-26-20)
Fred Andrews (d. 12-20-21)
Norm Angelini (d. 12-21-19)
Art Angotti (d. 3-6-19)
Johnny Antonelli (d. 2-28-20)
Jim Archer (d. 9-9-19)
Ed Armbrister (d. 3-17-21)
Sal Artiaga (d. 2-16-19)
Derek Aucoin (d. 12-26-20)
Al Autry (d. 2-25-22)
Ramon Aviles (d. 1-27-20)
Rick Baldwin (d. 10-30-20)
Rich Barry (d. 10-9-21)
Kimera Bartee (d. 12-20-21)
Bill Bartholomay (d. 3-25-20)
Eddie Basinski (d. 1-8-22)
Kim Batiste (d. 10-7-20)
Glenn Beckert (d. 4-12-20)
Joe Beckwith (d. 5-22-21)
Julio Becquer (d. 11-1-20)
Mike Bell (d. 3-26-21)
Larry Biittner (d. 1-2-22)
Ethan Blackaby (d. 1-16-22)
Ron Blazier (d. 12-4-21)
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)
Cloyd Boyer (d. 9-20-21)
Hal Breeden (d. 5-3-21)
Lou Brock (d. 9-6-20)
Dick Brodowski (d. 1-14-19)
Ernie Broglio (d. 7-16-19)
Jim Bronstad (d. 4-9-22)
Bobby Brown (d. 3-26-21)
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 (d. 1-2-19)
Jean Buckley (d. 7-7-19)
Bill Buckner (d. 5-27-19)
Shirley Burkovich (d. 3-31-22)
Fred Caligiuri (d. 11-30-18)
Joe Camacho (d. 12-27-18)
John Carbray (d. 8-10-19)
Rafael Carmona (d. 8-21)
Tom Carroll (d. 9-22-21)
Marjorie Carveth Dunn (d. 1-27-19)
Jerry Casale (d. 2-8-19)
Jose Castillo (d. 12-6-18)
Foster Castleman (d. 11-9-20)
Horace Clarke (d. 8-5-20)
Art Clarkson (d. 10-7-19)
Tex Clevenger (d. 8-24-19)
Gene Clines (d. 1-27-22)
Gil Coan (d. 2-4-20)
Jim Coates (d. 11-18-19)
Hy Cohen (d. 2-4-21)
Mike Colbern (d. 3-8-19)
Clint Conatser (d. 8-23-19)
Ramón Conde (d. 2-23-20)
Billy Conigliaro (d. 2-10-21)
Terry Cooney (d. 3-4-22)
Eric Cooper (d. 10-20-19)
Rheal Cormier (d. 3-8-21)
Jim Corsi (d. 1-4-22)
Ryan Costello (d. 11-18-19)
Derryl Cousins (d. 10-19-20)
Ted Cox (d. 3-11-20)
Rocky Craig (3-14-22)
Del Crandall (d. 5-5-21)
Jack Crimian (d. 2-11-19)
Julio Cruz (d. 2-22-22)
Joe Cunningham (d. 3-25-21)
Steve Dalkowski (d. 4-19-20)
Ray Daviault (d. 11-6-20)
Jacke Davis (d. 5-30-21)
Tommy Davis (d. 4-3-22)
Frankie De la Cruz (d. 3-14-21)
Bobby Del Greco (d. 10-13-19)
Ike Delock (d. 2-28-22)
Billy DeMars (d. 12-10-20)
Don Demeter (d. 11-29-21)
Adrian Devine (d. 6-27-20)
Martin Dihigo Jr. (d. 6-17-19)
Don Dillard (1-8-22)
Art Ditmar (d. 6-11-21)
Chuck Dobson (d. 11-30-21)
Terry Donahue (d. 3-14-19)
Rick Down (d. 1-5-19)
Paul Doyle (d. 5-6-20)
Solly Drake (d. 8-18-21)
Hal Dues (d. 10-20-20)
Chris Duncan (d. 9-7-19)
Angel Echevarria (d. 2-7-20)
John Ellis (d. 4-5-22)
Narciso Elvira (d. 1-28-20)
Nino Escalera (d. 7-3-21)
Francisco Estrada (d. 12-9-19)
Andy Etchebarren (d. 10-5-19)
Ron Fairly (d. 10-30-19)
Ed Farmer (d. 4-1-20)
Pedro Feliciano (d. 11-8-21)
Lorenzo “Chico” Fernandez (d. 11-26-20)
Tony Fernández (d. 2-15-20)
Bill Fischer (d. 10-30-18)
Ed FitzGerald (d. 6-14-20)
Whitey Ford (d. 10-8-20)
Larry Foss (d. 6-15-19)
Ray Fosse (d. 10-13-21)
Helen Nicol Fox (d. 7-25-21)
Paul Foytack (d. 1-23-21)
Bill Freehan (d. 8-19-21)
Jim Frey (d. 4-12-20)
Bob Friend (d. 2-3-19)
Al Gallagher (d. 12-6-18)
Damaso Garcia (d. 4-15-20)
Adrian Garrett (d. 4-22-21)
Aubrey Gatewood (d. 6-5-19)
George Gerberman (d. 1-7-22)
Jeremy Giambi (d. 2-9-22)
Joe Gibbon (d. 2-20-19)
Bob Gibson (d. 10-2-20)
Bob Giggie (d. 12-9-18)
Bill Gilbreth (d. 7-12-20)
Don Gile (d. 3-5-21)
Tommy Giordano (d. 2-14-19)
David Glass (d. 1-9-20)
Brian Glover (d. 1-28-19)
Pedro Gonzalez (d. 1-10-21)
Larry Gowell (d. 5-11-20)
Alex Grammas (d. 9-13-19)
Jim “Mudcat” Grant (d. 6-11-21)
Eli Grba (d. 1-14-19)
David Green (d. 1-25-22)
Lenny Green (d. 1-6-19)
Pumpsie Green (d. 7-17-19)
Jim Greengrass (d. 9-9-19)
Hank Greenwald (d. 10-22-18)
Johnny Groth (d. 8-7-21)
Joe Grzenda (d. 7-12-19)
Rich Hacker (d. 4-22-20)
Charlie Haeger (d. 10-3-20)
Jay Hankins (d. 1-20-20)
Carroll Hardy (d. 8-9-20)
Chuck Harmon (d. 3-19-19)
Billy Harris (d. 12-20-20)
Chuck Hartenstein (d. 10-2-21)
Don Hasenmayer (d. 1-28-20)
Andy Hassler (d. 12-25-19)
Tom Hausman (d. 1-16-19)
Wynn Hawkins (d. 2-11-21)
Val Heim (d. 11-21-19)
Neale “Bobo” Henderson (d. 12-27-18)
Angel “Remy” Hermoso (d. 8-22-20)
Jim Hicks (d. 10-29-20)
Tom Hilgendorf (d. 3-28-21)
Dave Hill (d. 10-16-18)
Jim Hoff (d. 12-11-18)
Jim Holt (d. 3-29-19)
Joe Horlen (d. 4-11-22)
Ken Howell (d. 11-9-18)
LaMarr Hoyt (d. 11-29-21)
Willard Hunter (d. 2-3-21)
Dick Hyde (d. 4-15-20)
Jeff Innis (d. 1-30-22)
Al Jackson (d. 8-19-19)
Grant Jackson (d. 2-3-21)
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)
Jerry Johnson (d. 11-15-21)
Lou Johnson (d. 10-1-20)
Ron Johnson (d. 1-26-21)
Rex Johnston (d. 12-15-19)
Jay Johnstone (d. 9-26-20)
Calvin Jones (d. 2-12-22)
Doug Jones (d. 11-22-21)
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)
Lew Krausse (d. 2-16-21)
Rocky Krsnich (d. 2-14-19)

Don Larsen (d. 1-1-20)
Fred Lasher (d. 2-27-22)
Tommy Lasorda (d. 1-7-21)
Barry Latman (d. 4-28-19)
Bob Lee (d. 3-25-20)
Ted Lepcio (d. 12-5-19)
Don Leppert (d. 1-5-21)
Richie Lewis (d. 12-8-21)
Chuck Lindstrom (d. 9-29-21)
Carl Linhart (d. 1-4-22)
Phil Linz (d. 12-9-20)
Bobby Locke (d. 6-4-20)
Alberto Lois (d. 3-12-19)
Phil Lombardi (d. 5-20-21)
Pete Lovrich (d. 12-30-18)
Frank Lucchesi (d. 6-8-19)
Julio Lugo (d. 11-15-21)
Guillermo “Memo” Luna (d. 11-8-21)
Billy MacLeod (d. 12-12-18)
Peter Magowan (d. 1-27-19)
Angel Mangual (d. 2-16-21)
Dick Manville (d. 2-13-19)
Dave Marshall (d. 6-6-19)
Mike Marshall (d. 5-30-21)
Henry Mason (5-29-20)
Tommy Matchick (d. 1-4-22)
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)
Lindy McDaniel (d. 11-14-20)
Jim McKean (d. 1-24-19)
Walt McKeel (d. 1-1-19)
Jack McMahan (d. 10-16-20)
John McNamara (d. 7-29-20)
Denis Menke (d. 12-1-20)
Luis Mercedes (d. 6-30-19)
Chuck Meriwether (d. 10-26-19)
Glenn Mickens (d. 7-9-19)
Bob Miller (d. 11-27-20)
John Miller (d. 6-5-20)
Ray Miller (d. 5-5-21)
Bill Mills (d. 8-9-19)
Bobby Mitchell (d. 9-29-19)
David Montgomery (d. 5-8-19)
Billy Moran (d. 10-21-21)
Jose Moreno (d. 9-6-19)
Rogelio “Roger” Moret (d. 12-7-20)
Joe Morgan (d. 10-11-20)
Don Mossi (d. 7-19-19)
Jose Brito Mota (d. 11-6-18)
Vince Naimoli (d. 8-25-19)
Al Naples (d. 2-26-21)
Hal Naragon (d. 8-31-19)
Cholly Naranjo (d. 1-13-22)
Ricky Nelson (d. 11-19-21)
Don Newcombe (d. 2-19-19)
Ron Negray (d. 11-8-18)
Phil Niekro (d. 12-26-20)
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)
Mike Overy (d. 9-22-21)
Jim Owens (d. 9-8-20)
Stan Palys (d. 2-8-21)
Johnny Paredes (d. 11-5-20)
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)
Odalis Perez (d. 3-10-22)
Cecil Perkins (d. 10-28-21)
Ron Perranoski (d. 10-2-20)
Ray Peters (d. 5-4-19)
Harding Peterson (d. 4-16-19)
Paul Pettit (d. 9-24-20)
Dan Pfister (d. 11-9-20)
Tom Phoebus (d. 9-5-19)
Juan Pizarro (d. 2-18-21)
Biff Pocoroba (d. 5-24-20)
J.W. Porter (d. 10-11-20)
Mary Pratt (d. 5-6-20)
Bobby Prescott (d. 8-2-20)
Joe Presko (d. 2-5-19)
Hal Raether (d. 9-26-20)
Michael Rebhan (d. 2-27-19)
Porter Reed (d. 1-2-19)
Scott Reid (d. 6-29-21)
Ken Reitz (d. 3-31-21)
Jerry Remy (d. 10-30-21)
Ken Retzer (d. 5-17-20)
J.R. Richard (d. 8-4-21)
Mike Roarke (d. 7-27-19)
Dave L. Roberts (d. 10-2-21)
Eddie Robinson (d. 10-4-21)
Frank Robinson (d. 2-7-19)
Tom Robson (d. 4-20-21)
Les Rohr (d. 11-6-20)
John Romano (d. 3-4-19)
Vic Roznovsky (d. 1-18-22)
Jorge Rubio (d. 6-15-20)
Rich Rundles (d. 12-16-19)
Mike Ryan (d. 7-7-20)
Mike Sadek (d. 1-20-21)
“Salty” Saltwell (d. 5-3-20)
Ron Samford (d. 1-14-21)
Roger Samuels (d. 1-17-22)
John Sanders (d. 2-5-22)
Scott Sanderson (d. 4-11-19)
Tommy Sandt (d. 12-1-20)
Richie Scheinblum (d. 5-10-21)
Chuck Schilling (d. 3-30-21)
Paul Schramka (d. 7-8-19)
Jerry Schypinski (d. 3-25-19)
Bob Scott (d. 10-11-20)
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)
Norm Sherry (d. 3-8-21)
Dwight Siebler (d. 6-16-21)
Charlie Silvera (d. 9-7-19)
Tyler Skaggs (d. 7-1-19)
Dick Smith (d. 1-25-21)
Hal Smith (d. 1-9-20)
Helen “Gig” Smith (d. 1-17-19)
Jack Smith (d. 4-7-21)
Jim Snyder (d. 3-9-21)
Bill Spanswick (d. 12-2-20)
Ed Sprague Sr. (d. 1-10-20)
George Spriggs (d. 12-22-20)
Joe Stanka (d. 10-15-18)
Leroy Stanton (d. 3-13-19)
Hank Steinbrenner (d. 4-14-20)
Joyce Steele (d. 4-21-19)
Rennie Stennett (d. 5-18-21)
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)
Bill Sudakis (d. 9-15-21)
Don Sutton (1-19-21)
Tim Talton (d. 7-22-21)
Randy Tate (d. 3-25-21)
Sammy Taylor (d. 10-8-19)
Samuel “Bay” Taylor (d. 4-8-19)
Tony Taylor (d. 7-17-20)
Ralph Terry (3-16-22)
Wayne Terwilliger (d. 2-3-21)
Nick Testa (d. 11-16-18)
Bert Thiel (d. 7-31-20)
Tim Thompson (d. 10-25-21)
Dick Tidrow (d. 7-10-21)
Tim Tolman (d. 6-3-21)
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)
Vito Valentinetti (d. 8-5-21)
Benny Valenzuela (d. 10-24-18)
Loek van Mil (d. 7-28-19)
Helene Machado Van Sant (d. 2-13-19)
Coot Veal (d. 3-14-21)
Freddie Velázquez (d. 5-21-19)
Bill Virdon (d. 11-22-21)
Tom Waddell (d. 9-14-19)
Gale Wade (d. 1-16-22)
Dan Walters (d. 4-23-20)
Kevin Ward (d. 3-9-19)
Pete Ward (d. 3-16-22)
Claudell Washington (d. 6-10-20)
Neal Watlington (d. 12-29-19)
Bob Watson (d. 5-14-20)
Ray Webster (d. 6-3-20)
Ted Wieand (d. 7-7-21)
Milt Welch (d. 2-9-19)
Fred Wenz (d. 10-6-20)
Joyce (Hill) Westerman (d. 1-18-21)
Wally Westlake (d. 9-6-19)
Gerald Williams (d. 2-8-22)
Stan Williams (d. 2-20-21)
Duane Wilson (d. 11-9-21)
“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)
Tom Yewcic (d. 10-20-20)

Baseball History

From the Luckiest Man to a pariah
Losing to win: Tony La Russa & the 1981 split season
In Memoriam 2021 Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
SABR completes Ed Williamson Grave Marker Project
Greenville still loves Shoeless Joe Jackson
Mother and son die in fall at Petco Park
John Reilly survives a shipwreck but breaks his heart
The Ed Williamson grave marker project
Baseball in the genteel 19th Century (dodging mattresses & bullets)
Richie Scheinblum survives Nicaragua — barely
The Atlanta house bombing with the Miracle Mets connection
Dr. Bobby Brown talks Yogi, Casey
Hank Aaron’s heavy burden
Charley Pride and Nashville’s lethal ignorance
2020 was as bad as you thought it was
A league of their own… in 1905
Former Rays minor-leaguer found guilty of triple homicide
The way to Lou Johnson’s ear is through his stomach
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