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)
Julio Alonso (10-20-18)
Joe Altobelli (d. 3-3-21)
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)
Ed Armbrister (d. 3-17-21)
Sal Artiaga (d. 2-16-19)
Derek Aucoin (d. 12-26-20)
Ramon Aviles (d. 1-27-20)
Rick Baldwin (d. 10-30-20)
Bill Bartholomay (d. 3-25-20)
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)
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)
Hal Breeden (d. 5-3-21)
Lou Brock (d. 9-6-20)
Dick Brodowski (d. 1-14-19)
Ernie Broglio (d. 7-16-19)
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 (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)
Foster Castleman (d. 11-9-20)
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)
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)
Eric Cooper (d. 10-20-19)
Rheal Cormier (d. 3-8-21)
Ryan Costello (d. 11-18-19)
Derryl Cousins (d. 10-19-20)
Ted Cox (d. 3-11-20)
Del Crandall (d. 5-5-21)
Jack Crimian (d. 2-11-19)
Joe Cunningham (d. 3-25-21)
Bobby Del Greco (d. 10-13-19)
Steve Dalkowski (d. 4-19-20)
Ray Daviault (d. 11-6-20)
Jacke Davis (d. 5-30-21)
Frankie De la Cruz (d. 3-14-21)
Billy DeMars (d. 12-10-20)
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)
Hal Dues (d. 10-20-20)
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)
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)
Paul Foytack (d. 1-23-21)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Ken Howell (d. 11-9-18)
Willard Hunter (d. 2-3-21)
Dick Hyde (d. 4-15-20)
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)
Lou Johnson (d. 10-1-20)
Rex Johnston (d. 12-15-19)
Ron Johnson (d. 1-26-21)
Jay Johnstone (d. 9-26-20)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Ken Reitz (d. 3-31-21)
Ken Retzer (d. 5-17-20)
Mike Roarke (d. 7-27-19)
Frank Robinson (d. 2-7-19)
Tom Robson (d. 4-20-21)
Les Rohr (d. 11-6-20)
John Romano (d. 3-4-19)
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)
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)
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)
Don Sutton (1-19-21)
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)
Wayne Terwilliger (d. 2-3-21)
Nick Testa (d. 11-16-18)
Bert Thiel (d. 7-31-20)
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)
Benny Valenzuela (d. 10-24-18)
Loek van Mil (d. 7-28-19)
Coot Veal (d. 3-14-21)
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)
Fred Wenz (d. 10-6-20)
Joyce (Hill) Westerman (d. 1-18-21)
Wally Westlake (d. 9-6-19)
Stan Williams (d. 2-20-21)
“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

Richie Scheinblum survives Nicaraga — 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