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07-14-2008 12:20 AM #1
Orioles deaths - chronological listing
Partly out of sheer curiosity, partly to help zero on on my missing historical Orioles autographs, I compiled a chronological listing of death dates of modern Baltimore Orioles players.
Anybody interested can find it here:
07-14-2008 01:42 AM #2
Man, the thing that surprised me is how often the good die young...
07-14-2008 09:44 AM #3
Nice work, a bit easier to follow than trying to go through the media guide
07-16-2008 03:06 PM #4
I've started looking into causes of death for the Orioles that've passed away.
Never knew the story behind the first modern Oriole to die's (P Howie Fox from the 1954 team) passing:
After pitching in the Texas League in 1955, he was stabbed to death while bouncing three young men from his tavern near San Antonio
Of course, the second death was hardly routine either: