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  • Calif_Eagle
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    Former Kansas City Athletics catcher/infielder Hal Smith has passed away.

    Smith is another former World Series hero (not for the KC A's of course) when he hit a huge 3 run home run in the 7th game of the 1960 World Series for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...mithha08.shtml

    The list at post #33 is updated.

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  • Calif_Eagle
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    Former Kansas City Athletics pitcher Don Larsen has passed away on New Years Day, 2020 per Sportscenter on ESPN.

    Larsen was most famous/known for his 1956 World Series perfect game for the Yankees against the Brooklyn Dodgers.

    The List at post # 33 is updated.

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...arsedo01.shtml

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  • Calif_Eagle
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    Former Kansas City Athletics 3rd baseman Weldon Bowlin has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...owliwe01.shtml

    List at Post # 33 is updated

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  • Calif_Eagle
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    Former Kansas City Athletics infielder Bob Johnson has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...ohnsbo02.shtml

    List at Post # 33 is updated

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  • Calif_Eagle
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    Former Kansas City Athletics 1B-Outfielder Irv Noren has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...orenir01.shtml

    The list at post # 33 has been updated.

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  • Calif_Eagle
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    Bobby Del Greco, former Kansas City Athletics outfielder has passed away on 10-13-19 per Baseball Reference. List at Post #33 is updated.

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...elgrbo01.shtml

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  • Calif_Eagle
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    Originally posted by Calif_Eagle View Post
    Of the 291 players who wore a Kansas City Athletics uniform, there are 115 living, as of 1-14-2020.









    Originally posted by Calif_Eagle View Post
    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
    Tim Thompson, 91
    Bobby Shantz, 90
    Wayne Terwilliger, 90
    .
    Johnny Groth, 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
    .
    Pete Daley, 85
    Hector Lopez, 86
    Joe Pignatano, 86
    .
    Mike Baxes, 85
    Dick Hall, 85
    Joe Morgan, 85
    .
    Dick Tomanek, 85
    Chuck Essegian, 84
    Whitey Herzog, 84
    Bobby Prescott, 84
    .
    Bud Daley, 83
    Carl Duser, 83
    Marty Kutyna, 83
    Eric MacKenzie, 83
    .
    Jack McMahan, 83
    Hal Raether, 83
    Lou Skizas, 83
    Ozzie Virgil, 83
    .
    John Briggs, 81
    Rocky Colavito, 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
    Evans Killeen, 79
    .
    Jim McManus, 79
    Dan Pfister, 79
    Leo Posada, 79
    Rollie Sheldon, 79
    .
    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
    .
    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





    This list is updated as of today,1-14-2020 and will now supersede all previous lists on this thread.
    Last edited by Calif_Eagle; 01-14-2020, 02:15 PM.

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  • Calif_Eagle
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    Former Kansas City Athletics pitcher Jim Archer has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...rcheji02.shtml

    List at Post # 18 is updated

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  • Calif_Eagle
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    Former Kansas City Athletics pitcher Don Mossi has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...ossido01.shtml

    List at Post # 18 is updated

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  • Calif_Eagle
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    Former Kansas City Athletics pitcher Joe Grzenda has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...rzenjo01.shtml

    List at Post #18 is updated.

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  • Calif_Eagle
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    Former Kansas City A's outfielder Gene Stephens has passed away per Baseball Ref.com

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...tephge01.shtml

    List at Post # 18 has been updated.
    Last edited by Calif_Eagle; 05-03-2019, 04:12 PM.

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  • philliesfiend55
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    1955 Kansas City Athletic, Jerry Schypinski passed away on March 25, 2019 at the age of 87. 1955 was Schypinski's only year in the major leagues.

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  • Calif_Eagle
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    Jack Crimian, former Kansas City A's pitcher has passed away per info posted here by Philliesfiend55 and on Baseball Reference.com

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...rimija01.shtml

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  • Calif_Eagle
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    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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  • Calif_Eagle
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    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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