1918 October

5th  Giants infielder Eddie Grant is killed in action in the Argonne forest in France.

7th  Former Detroit P Bun Troy, born in Germany, is killed in Meuse, France. He and Eddie Grant were briefly spring training teammates on the 1910 Phillies.

12th  Serviceman Alex Burr is killed when his plane crashes in Cazaux, France. Burr appeared in one game with no at bats for the 1914 Yankees.