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  • #16
    Of the 291 players who wore a Kansas City Athletics uniform, there are 139 left, as of 4-26-2018. The ages are NOT accurate since Cowtipper has left this site.. I wont be maintaining them, if someone else wants to, feel free.

    Eddie Robinson, 95
    Irv Noren, 91
    Tim Thompson, 91
    Bob Cerv, 90
    Ned Garver, 90
    .
    Bobby Shantz, 90
    Wayne Terwilliger, 90
    Ozzie Van Brabant, 89
    Johnny Groth, 89
    Jack Crimian, 89
    .
    Cloyd Boyer, 88
    Bill Harrington, 88
    Tom Lasorda, 88
    Billy Hunter, 87
    Jose Santiago, 87
    .
    Bill Wilson, 87
    Art Ditmar, 86
    Hank Foiles, 86
    Ray Herbert, 86
    Don Larsen, 86
    .
    Don Mossi, 86
    Pete Daley, 85
    Hector Lopez, 86
    Joe Pignatano, 86
    Mike Baxes, 85
    .
    Bill Fischer, 85
    Dick Hall, 85
    Joe Morgan, 85
    Hal Smith, 85
    Dick Tomanek, 85
    .
    Sammy Esposito, 84
    Chuck Essegian, 84
    Whitey Herzog, 84
    Bobby Prescott, 84
    Jerry Schypinski, 84
    .
    Jim Archer, 83
    Bud Daley, 83
    Carl Duser, 83
    Marty Kutyna, 83
    Eric MacKenzie, 83
    .
    Jack McMahan, 83
    Hal Raether, 83
    Lou Skizas, 83
    Ozzie Virgil, 83
    Gene Stephens, 82
    .
    John Briggs, 81
    Rocky Colavito, 82
    Bobby Del Greco, 82
    Bob Giggie, 82
    Bill Kern, 82
    .
    Orlando Pena, 82
    Gordie Windhorn, 82
    Jim Gentile, 81
    Jim Landis, 81
    Russ Snyder, 81
    .
    Wes Stock, 81
    Bob Duliba, 81
    Ted Bowsfield, 80
    Ken Hamlin, 80
    Jay Hankins, 80
    .
    Ralph Terry, 80
    Dave Wickersham, 80
    Tom Carroll, 79
    Wayne Causey, 79
    Doc Edwards, 79
    .
    Bob Johnson, 79
    Evans Killeen, 79
    Jim McManus, 79
    Dan Pfister, 79
    Leo Posada, 79
    .
    Rollie Sheldon, 79
    Joe Grzenda, 78
    Dave Hill, 78
    Diego Segui, 78
    Jim Small, 78

    Dave Thies, 78
    Billy Bryan, 77
    Jim Dickson, 77
    Alex George, 77
    Guido Grilli, 77
    .
    Tim Talton, 77
    Jose Tartabull, 77
    Dale Willis, 77
    Norm Bass, 76
    Joe Azcue, 76
    .
    Jim Duckworth, 76
    Jesse Hickman, 76
    Lou Klimchock, 76
    Bob Meyer, 76
    John O'Donoghue, 76
    .
    Jerry Walker, 76
    Jack Aker, 75
    Weldon Bowlin, 75
    Danny Cater, 75
    Ossie Chavarria, 75
    .
    Joe Nossek, 75
    Roger Repoz, 75
    Jose Santiago, 75
    Frank Cipriani, 74
    Bill Edgerton, 74
    .
    Dick Green, 74
    Ken Harrelson, 74
    Allan Lewis, 74
    Nelson Mathews, 74
    Tommie Reynolds, 74
    .
    Phil Roof, 74
    Ken Sanders, 74
    Larry Stahl, 74
    Rupe Toppin, 74
    Bert Campaneris, 73
    .
    Jim Gosger, 73
    Ted Kubiak, 73
    Bill Landis, 73
    Pete Lovrich, 73
    Fred Norman, 73
    .
    Ron Stone, 73
    Ramon Webster, 73
    John Wojcik, 73
    Chuck Dobson, 72
    John Donaldson, 72
    .
    Lew Krausse, 72
    Ken Suarez, 72
    Sal Bando, 71
    Tom Harrison, 71
    Tony La Russa, 71
    .
    Randy Schwartz, 71
    Ron Tompkins, 71
    Gil Blanco, 70
    Dave Duncan, 70
    Rene Lachemann, 70
    .
    Rick Monday, 70
    Jim Nash, 70
    Blue Moon Odom, 70
    John Sanders, 70
    Don Buschhorn, 69
    .
    Reggie Jackson, 69
    Skip Lockwood, 69
    Joe Rudi, 69
    George Lauzerique, 68



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    • #17
      Following the death of St. louis Browns first baseman, Chuck Stevens on 5/28/2018 (MLB Career: 1941, 1946-1948), Philadelphia Athletics 1941 and 1942 righthanded pitcher Fred Caligiuri becomes the oldest living major player. He is 99 years and 7 months of age (birthdate: 10/22/1918).

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      • #18
        Originally posted by Calif_Eagle View Post
        Of the 291 players who wore a Kansas City Athletics uniform, there are 127 living, as of 1-2-2019. The ages are NOT accurate since Cowtipper has left this site.. I wont be maintaining them, if someone else wants to, feel free.

        Eddie Robinson, 95
        Irv Noren, 91
        Tim Thompson, 91
        Bobby Shantz, 90
        Wayne Terwilliger, 90
        .
        Johnny Groth, 89
        Jack Crimian, 89
        Cloyd Boyer, 88
        Bill Harrington, 88
        Tom Lasorda, 88
        .
        Billy Hunter, 87
        Bill Wilson, 87
        Art Ditmar, 86
        Hank Foiles, 86
        Ray Herbert, 86
        .
        Don Larsen, 86
        Don Mossi, 86
        Pete Daley, 85
        Hector Lopez, 86
        Joe Pignatano, 86
        .
        Mike Baxes, 85
        Dick Hall, 85
        Joe Morgan, 85
        Hal Smith, 85
        .
        Dick Tomanek, 85
        Chuck Essegian, 84
        Whitey Herzog, 84
        Bobby Prescott, 84
        Jerry Schypinski, 84
        .
        Jim Archer, 83
        Bud Daley, 83
        Carl Duser, 83
        Marty Kutyna, 83
        Eric MacKenzie, 83
        .
        Jack McMahan, 83
        Hal Raether, 83
        Lou Skizas, 83
        Ozzie Virgil, 83
        Gene Stephens, 82
        .
        John Briggs, 81
        Rocky Colavito, 82
        Bobby Del Greco, 82
        Bill Kern, 82
        .
        Orlando Pena, 82
        Gordie Windhorn, 82
        Jim Gentile, 81
        Russ Snyder, 81
        Wes Stock, 81
        .
        Bob Duliba, 81
        Ted Bowsfield, 80
        Ken Hamlin, 80
        Jay Hankins, 80
        Ralph Terry, 80
        .
        Dave Wickersham, 80
        Tom Carroll, 79
        Wayne Causey, 79
        Bob Johnson, 79
        Evans Killeen, 79
        .
        Jim McManus, 79
        Dan Pfister, 79
        Leo Posada, 79
        Rollie Sheldon, 79
        Joe Grzenda, 78
        .
        Diego Segui, 78
        Jim Small, 78
        Dave Thies, 78
        Billy Bryan, 77
        .
        Jim Dickson, 77
        Alex George, 77
        Guido Grilli, 77
        Tim Talton, 77
        Jose Tartabull, 77
        .
        Dale Willis, 77
        Norm Bass, 76
        Joe Azcue, 76
        Jim Duckworth, 76
        Jesse Hickman, 76
        .
        Lou Klimchock, 76
        Bob Meyer, 76
        John O'Donoghue, 76
        Jerry Walker, 76
        Jack Aker, 75
        .
        Weldon Bowlin, 75
        Danny Cater, 75
        Ossie Chavarria, 75
        Joe Nossek, 75
        Roger Repoz, 75
        Jose Santiago, 75
        .
        Frank Cipriani, 74
        Bill Edgerton, 74
        Dick Green, 74
        Ken Harrelson, 74
        Allan Lewis, 74
        .
        Nelson Mathews, 74
        Tommie Reynolds, 74
        Phil Roof, 74
        Ken Sanders, 74
        Larry Stahl, 74
        .
        Rupe Toppin, 74
        Bert Campaneris, 73
        Jim Gosger, 73
        Ted Kubiak, 73
        Bill Landis, 73
        .
        Fred Norman, 73
        Ron Stone, 73
        Ramon Webster, 73
        John Wojcik, 73
        .
        Chuck Dobson, 72
        John Donaldson, 72
        Lew Krausse, 72
        Ken Suarez, 72
        Sal Bando, 71
        .
        Tom Harrison, 71
        Tony La Russa, 71
        Randy Schwartz, 71
        Ron Tompkins, 71
        Gil Blanco, 70

        Dave Duncan, 70
        Rene Lachemann, 70
        Rick Monday, 70
        Jim Nash, 70
        Blue Moon Odom, 70
        .
        John Sanders, 70
        Don Buschhorn, 69
        Reggie Jackson, 69
        Skip Lockwood, 69
        Joe Rudi, 69
        .
        George Lauzerique, 68


        Updated 7-12-2018 to reflect the passing of Sammy Esposito per Baseball Reference.com

        https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...spossa01.shtml

        Updated 8-22-2018 to reflect the passing of Doc Edwards per Baseball Reference.com

        https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...dwardo01.shtml

        Updated to reflect info provided by Macker in post # 19

        Updated 10-26-18 to reflect the passing of Pitcher Dave Hill

        https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...hillda01.shtml

        Updated 11-2-18 to reflect the passing of Pitcher Bill Fischer

        https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...ischbi01.shtml

        Updated 12-12-2018 to reflect the passing of Bob Giggie

        https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...iggibo01.shtml

        Updated 1-2.2019 to reflect the passing of Pitcher Pete Lovrich

        https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...lovripe01.shtm
        Last edited by Calif_Eagle; 01-02-2019, 03:58 PM.

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        • #19
          Ned Garver died Feb 26, 2017.
          Bob Cerv died April 6, 2017.
          Jim Landis died Oct 7, 2017.
          Ozzie Van Brabant died Aug 18, 2018.

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          • #20
            Originally posted by Macker View Post
            Ned Garver died Feb 26, 2017.
            Bob Cerv died April 6, 2017.
            Jim Landis died Oct 7, 2017.
            Ozzie Van Brabant died Aug 18, 2018.
            Thank you for the info. I started updating these lists when I noticed players were dying and the originators of the lists were no longer updating them for whatever reasons. Most of these players must have fallen into the gap between an originator's ending updating and my starting, (IDK for sure but anyway I will make the changes above.)
            Last edited by Calif_Eagle; 08-22-2018, 10:44 PM.

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            • #21
              Jose Santiago, former Kansas City Athletics pitcher has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

              https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...antijo01.shtml

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              • #22
                Originally posted by Calif_Eagle View Post
                Jose Santiago, former Kansas City Athletics pitcher has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

                https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...antijo01.shtml
                Jose Santiago was also a Negro Leagues player with the 1947 New York Cubans, who won that year's Negro Leagues title. Santiago's teammates included Luis Tiant Sr.(at the end of his career) and and Minnie Minoso (at the start of his)..

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                • #23
                  Dave Hill, former Kansas City A's pitcher has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

                  https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...hillda01.shtml

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                  • #24
                    Bill Fischer, former Kansas City A's pitcher, has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

                    https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...ischbi01.shtml

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                    • #25
                      Bob Giggie, former Kansas City Athletics pitcher, has passed away per Baseball Reference,com

                      https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...iggibo01.shtml

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                      • #26
                        Pete Lovrich, former Kansas City Athletics pitcher, has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

                        https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...lovripe01.shtm

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