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Military-related Major League Deaths

Rank Name Baseball Experience Pos Service Cause of Death Location Date
Pvt. William E. "Bill" Stearns Major League P US Army Illness Washington, DC Dec 30, 1898
Lt. Alexander "Tom" Burr Major League OF US Army Air Service Plane Crash France Oct 12, 1918
  Harry E. Chapman Major League C US Army Illness Nevada, MO Oct 21, 1918
  LaVerne A. "Larry" Chappell Major League OF Medical Corps Illness San Francisco, CA Nov 8, 1918
Pvt. Harry M. Glenn Major League C US Army Illness St Paul, MN Oct 12, 1918
Cptn. Edward L. "Eddie" Grant Major League 3B US Army Killed in Action France Oct 5, 1918
  Newton S. "Newt" Halliday Major League 1B US Navy Illness Great Lakes, IL Apr 6, 1918
Cpl. Ralph E. Sharman Major League OF US Army Accident Camp Sheridan, AL May 24, 1918
Sgt. Robert G. "Bun" Troy Major League P US Army Died from Wounds France Oct 7, 1918
Lt. Marvin M. Goodwin Major League P US Army Air Service Plane Crash Houston, TX Oct 21, 1925
Cptn. Elmer J. Gedeon Major League OF USAAF Killed in Action France Apr 20, 1944
1/Lt. Harry M. O'Neill Major League C USMC Killed in Action Iwo Jima Mar 6, 1945
Mjr. Robert O. "Bob" Neighbors Major League IF USAF Missing in Action Korea Aug 8, 1952

 


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