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    The Living Seattle Pilots

    According to my research, 38 of the 53 Seattle Pilots are still alive. The ages below are not accurate.

    Jerry McNertney, 79
    Gary Bell, 79
    Diego Seguí, 78
    Freddie Velázquez, 78
    Bob Locker, 77

    Rich Rollins, 77
    Jim Bouton, 76
    Tommy Davis, 76
    Bob Meyer, 76
    John O'Donoghue, 76

    Sandy Valdespino, 76
    Dooley Womack, 76
    Jack Aker, 75
    Bucky Brandon, 75
    Tommy Harper, 75

    Garry Roggenburk, 75
    Bill Edgerton, 74
    John Kennedy, 74
    Gordy Lund, 74
    John Morris, 74

    Jim Gosger, 73
    Larry Haney, 73
    Ron Clark, 72
    John Donaldson, 72
    John Gelnar, 72

    Mike Marshall, 72
    Marty Pattin, 72
    Dick Simpson, 72
    Steve Whitaker, 72
    Wayne Comer, 71

    Mike Ferraro, 71
    Steve Hovley, 71
    Dick Bates, 70
    Skip Lockwood, 69
    Dick Baney, 69

    Fred Stanley, 68
    Danny Walton, 68
    Gary Timberlake, 67

    Passings reported since this list began:

    Don Mincher: June 24, 1938 - March 4, 2012
    Fred Talbot: June 28, 1941 - January 11, 2013
    Billy Williams: June 13, 1933 - June 11, 2013
    Mike Hegan: July 21, 1942 - December 25, 2013
    Gus Gil: April 19, 1939 - December 8, 2015
    Last edited by Cowtipper; 01-06-2016 at 05:55 AM. Reason: Gus Gil

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    Updated to reflect the passing of Don Mincher. 42 left
    Last edited by Cowtipper; 09-17-2012 at 07:48 PM.

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    Reflects the passing of Fred Talbot.

    Billy Williams, 78
    Jerry McNertney, 75
    Gary Bell, 74
    Diego Seguí, 74
    Bob Locker, 73

    Rich Rollins, 73
    Freddie Velázquez, 73
    Jim Bouton, 72
    Tommy Davis, 72
    Gus Gil, 72

    Bob Meyer, 72
    John O'Donoghue, 72
    Sandy Valdespino, 72
    Dooley Womack, 72
    Jack Aker, 71

    Bucky Brandon, 71
    Tommy Harper, 71
    Gary Roggenburk, 71
    Bill Edgerton, 70
    John Kennedy, 70

    Gordy Lund, 70
    John Morris, 70
    Mike Hegan, 69
    Ron Clark, 68
    John Donaldson, 68

    John Gelnar, 68
    Jim Gosger, 68
    Larry Haney, 68
    Mike Marshall, 68
    Marty Pattin, 68

    Dick Simpson, 68
    Steve Whitaker, 68
    Wayne Comer, 67
    Mike Ferraro, 67
    Dick Bates, 66

    Steve Hovley, 66
    Skip Lockwood, 65
    Dick Baney, 64
    Fred Stanley, 64
    Danny Walton, 64

    Gary Timberlake, 63
    Last edited by VIBaseball; 01-17-2013 at 12:48 PM. Reason: Ages need updating.

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    Thanks man, but please keep it all in the first post.

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    It'd be interesting to know whether people are more likely to look at the last post (the convention I've followed with the Brooklyn Dodgers) or the first.
    If the thread goes to multiple pages, that could favor last post more.

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    Piniella was a Pilot during spring training, that doesn't count?

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    Updated to reflect the passing of Billy Williams. With his death, Jerry McNertney becomes the oldest former Pilot at 76 years old.

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    Updated to reflect the passing of Mike Hegan.

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    Updated to reflect the passing of Gus Gil.

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