Life Expectancy and Comparative Mortality of Major League Baseball players , 1900-1999 . Corresponding

@inproceedings{2012LifeEA,
  title={Life Expectancy and Comparative Mortality of Major League Baseball players , 1900-1999 . Corresponding},
  author={},
  year={2012}
}
  • Published 2012
Several studies have documented increased life expectancy and improved mortality for Major League Baseball players, but none has yet provided a complete analysis of baseball player mortality patterns over time. We selected all baseball players who debuted between 1900 and 1999, modeled numbers of deaths, calculated SMRs with 95% confidence intervals, and calculated life expectancies for baseball players and the general population in each decade from 1930-1939 and 1990-1999. Mortality risk for… CONTINUE READING