Suicides
A Listing of Baseball Notables Who Have Commited Suicide
1881: Fraley Rogers (31)....................Gun

1889: Jim McElroy (26)....................Opium Overdose

1889: Frank Ringo (28)....................Morphine

1891: Ernie Hickman (35)....................Gun after shooting his wife

1894: Edgar McNabb (28)....................Gun

1896: Cannonball Crane (34)....................Overdose Of Chloral

1897: Milo Lockwood (39)....................Gun

1898: Henry Meyers (38).................... Alcohol/Opium Overdose

1900: Marty Bergen (28) ....................Slit his own throat after killing his wife and two children

1901: Dude Esterbrook (43)....................Jumped from a train

1903: Win Mercer (28)....................Inhaled Illuminating Gas

1904: Dan Mahoney (39)....................Drank Carbolic Acid

1904: Harry East (43)....................Cut his own throat while suffering from Melancholia at the Alexian Brothers Hospital in St. Louis, MO

1906: George Davies (38)....................Overdose of Bromidia

1907: Bob Langsford (41)....................Drank Carbolic Acid

1908: Ike Van Zandt (32)....................Gun

1907: Chick Stahl (34)....................Drank Carbolic Acid

1908: Reddy Foster (44)....................Shotgun

1909: Nicholas Mathewson (22) Minor Leaguer....................Gun (Christy's Baby Brother)

1909: Harry Pulliam (44) NL President....................Carbon Monoxide To The Head

1910: Ed Strickland (26) Minor Leaguer....................Gun (After Shooting His Girlfriend First)

1910: Charles Nelson Brown (27) Minor Leaguer....................Hung Himself

1910: James Payne (?) Minor Leaguer....................Gun

1910: Dan McGann (39)....................Gun

1911: Randolph Blanch (Pennsylvania Sports Writer)....................Gun

1911: Thomas Sernior (32) Minor League Umpire....................Gun

1911: Dick Scott (27)....................Slit His Throat With A Pocket Knife

1914: Walt Goldsby (52)....................Gun

1916: Carl Britton (40) Minor League Pitcher....................Unknown

1916: Eddie Hohnhorst (31)....................Gun

1918: Ned Egan (?) (Manager Milwaukee: American Association)....................Gun

1918: Patsy Tebeau (43)....................Gun

1920: Lou Meyers (60)....................Strychnine

1921: Noel Bruce (56) Minor Leaguer....................Gun

1921: Clay Dailey (?) Minor Leaguer....................Gun (After Being Cut From The Louisville Team)

1921: Art Irwin (63)....................Jumped From A Streamer Into The Atlantic Ocean

1921: Jack Robinson (41)....................Drank Potassium Cyanide

1924: John Wakefield (?) Minor Leaguer....................Unknown (After An Arguement With His Girlfriend)

1927: Drummond Brown (41)....................Gun

1927: Danny Shay (51)....................Gun

1927: Jake Wells (63)....................Gunshot Wound to Head

1929: Tony Brottem (37)....................Gun

1929: Jim Price (60) Sports Writer....................Gun

1930: Joe Lannin (60) Former Red Sox Owner....................Jumped Out A Windwow

1930: Harry Patton (45)....................Gunshot Wound to Chest

1930: Zeke Rosebraugh (59)....................Gun

1930: John Russell (35)....................Potassium Cyanide

1930: John B. Sheridan (61) Sports Writer....................Hanged Himself

1931: Jimmie McAleer (65)....................Gun

1931: Carl Sitton (48)....................Gun

1932: Bill Grey (61)....................Gun

1934: Pea Ridge Day (34)....................Slit His Throat With A Hunting Knife After An Operation Failed To Restore His Pitching Arm

1934: Guy Morrison (38)....................Gun

1934: Charlie Dexter (57)....................Gun

1934: Sy Sanborn (67) Sports Writer....................Gun

1935: Walt Kuhn (51)...................Gun

1937: Emmett McCann (35)....................Gun

1937: Benny Frey (31)....................Carbon Monoxide

1940: Willard Hershberger (30)....................Slashed His Throat

1940: Charlie Hollocher (44)....................Shotgun (Shot Himself in the Throat)

1941: Ralph Works (43)....................Gun

1941: Harvey Hendrick (43)....................Gun

1942: Lyle Bigbee (48)....................Gun

1942: Trammell Scott (56) (Former Southern Association President)...................Shot himself while hunting

1943: Chet Chadbourne (58)....................Gun

1945: Bob Gandy (51)....................Gun

1945: Harry McNeal (66)....................Gun

1945: Hank Eibel (51)....................Gun

1945: Morrie Rath (58)....................Gun

1947: Ferdie Moore (51)....................Gun

1947: Luke Stuart (55)....................Gun

1948: Jake Powell (40)....................Shot Himself in a Police Station

1948: Bert Hall (59)....................Hanging

1948: Elmer Leifer (55)....................Overdose of Nembutal

1949: Tim Bowden (58)....................Gun

1949: John Morrison Allen (29) (Shortstop: Portsmouth / Ohio-Indian League)...................Unknown

1950: Wattie Holm (48)....................Shot himself after killing his wife

1950: Frank Pearce (45)....................Gun

1951: Hugh Casey (37)....................Shotgun Blast to the neck

1951: Wally Roettger (49)....................Razor

1954: Skeeter Shelton (65)....................Gun

1955: Jim Oglesby (50)....................Shotgun

1956: Limb McKendry (68)....................Gun

1957: Fred Anderson (71)....................Shotgun

1960: Gibby Brack (47)....................Gun

1960: Paul Hinson (56)....................Gun

1961: John Mohardt (63)....................Cut his Femoral Artery

1961: George Davis (71)....................Hanging

1962: Fred Bratschi (70)....................Drank Battery Acid

1962: Otto Miller (72)....................Jumped from a hospital window

1963: Johnny Niggeling (60)....................Hanging

1964: Paul Zahniser (68)....................Gun

1965: Stan Pitula (34)....................Carbon Monoxide

1966: Lew Moren (83)....................Slit His Throat

1967: Art Garibaldi (60)....................Gun

1967: Jackie Price (55)....................Hung Himself While Intoxicated

1968: Tommy Warren (50)....................Gun

1969: Emil Kush (53)....................Carbon Monoxide

1971: Murray Wall (45)....................Gun

1972: Del Bissonette (72)....................Gun (Shot Himself in the Stomach)

1973: Eddie Yount (56)....................Self-inflicted Gunshot Wound of Head

1978: George Jeffcoat (64)....................Gun

1979: Freddie Fitzsimmons (78)....................Gun

1980: Tom Miller (83)....................Shot Himself In the head with a .32 Caliber Pistol

1980: Dan Thomas (29)....................Hung Himself In Jail After Being Charged With Rape

1984: Bob Rothel (60)....................Self-inflicted Gunshot Wound

1987: Frank McElyea (68)....................Gun

1989: Virgil Stallcup (67)....................Gun

1989: Carlos Bernier (62)....................Hanging

1989: Tony Lucadello (76) Baseball Scout....................Gunshot Wound To The Head

1989: Donnie Moore (35)....................Gun (After Shooting His Wife First)

1990: Charlie Shoemaker (51)....................Gun

1990: Fay Thomas (86)....................Gunshot Wound To The Head

1995: Ron Luciano (57) Former AL Umpier....................Carbon Monoxide

2004: Doug Ault (54)....................Gunshot Wound To The Head

2007: Terry Enyart (56)....................Gun (Shot Himself After A Domestic Dispute)

2009: Brian Powell (35)....................Gun

2009: Craig Stimac (54)....................Barbiturate Overdose

2010: Keith Drumright (55)....................Self Inflicted Gunshot Wound

2011: Hideki Irabu (42)....................Hanging

2011: Mike Flanagan (59)....................Self-inflicted Shotgun wound to the head

2012: Ryan Freel (36)....................Self-inflicted Shotgun wound

2013: Enzo Hernandez (63)....................Unknown