Wilbur Cooper’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

February 24, 1892

Death Date

Aug 7, 1973

Age of Death

81 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Encino, Los Angeles, California, United States


Baseball Player

The baseball player Wilbur Cooper died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Spent 13 of his 15 seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates and became the first left-hander in National League history to win 200 career games.

He played for a minor league team that was owned by Warren G. Harding, the future President of the United States.

He was traded for Hall of Fame infielder Rabbit Maranville.

He married and had three daughters with his wife Edith.

His record for most wins by a left-handed pitcher in the National League was broken by Hall of Fame pitcher Warren Spahn.