Who was the only major league baseball player to be killed while playing a major league game?
#17493. Asked by Socrates. (Mar 19 02 1:11 PM)
Ray Chapman was killed in a major league game. He was hit in the head by a ball from Carl Mays of the New York Yankees. Ray Chapman played for the Cleveland Indians. It was back in the 1920's if you want to investigate more.
Mar 19 02, 2:30 PM
Ray Chapman died August 17, 1920 after being struck in the head by a pitch the day before.
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