| March 11, 1949, Meridian, Mississippi, United States|Eric McNair Wikipedia
Donald Eric McNair (April 12, 1909 – March 11, 1949), was a Major League Baseball shortstop from 1929 to 1942. He played for the Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, and Chicago White Sox. In his first season as a major league regular (1932), he led the American League in doubles with 47.
McNair died of a heart attack at the age of 39.