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    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, 04:55 AM. Reason: Gus Gil

  • #2
    Updated to reflect the passing of Don Mincher. 42 left
    Last edited by Cowtipper; 09-17-2012, 06:48 PM.

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    • #3
      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, 11:48 AM. Reason: Ages need updating.

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      • #4
        Thanks man, but please keep it all in the first post.

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        • #5
          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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          • #6
            Piniella was a Pilot during spring training, that doesn't count?
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            • #7
              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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              • #8
                Updated to reflect the passing of Mike Hegan.

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                • #9
                  Updated to reflect the passing of Gus Gil.

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                  • #10
                    Were the Pilots ever really alive?
                    27 World Championships
                    22 retired numbers
                    Isn't it great to be a Yankee fan?
                    Baseball was, is, and always will be to me the best sport-Babe Ruth

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                    • #11
                      Danny Walton has passed away per BB.Ref.com

                      https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...altoda01.shtml
                      Last edited by Calif_Eagle; 04-24-2018, 03:56 PM.

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                      • #12
                        See Post # 15 (This post is deleted)
                        Last edited by Calif_Eagle; 10-05-2018, 11:55 AM.

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                        • #13
                          Former Pilots infielder John Kennedy has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

                          https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...ennejo03.shtml

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                          • #14
                            Former Pilots pitcher Marty Pattin has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

                            https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...attima01.shtml

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                            • #15
                              35 of the 53 regular season Seattle Pilots are still alive. The ages below are NOT accurate. This is as of 10-5-2018.

                              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
                              Gordy Lund, 74
                              John Morris, 74
                              Jim Gosger, 73
                              .
                              Larry Haney, 73
                              Ron Clark, 72
                              John Donaldson, 72
                              John Gelnar, 72
                              Mike Marshall, 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
                              Gary Timberlake, 67

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