On This Day

June 17, 2020 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Deaths in Sport

  • Bill Groman, American football wide receiver (All-AFL 1960; AFL C'ship 1960, 61, 64, 65; Houston Oilers, Denver Broncos, Buffalo Bills), dies at 83
  • György Kárpáti, Hungarian water polo player (Olympic gold 1952, 56, 64), dies at 84
  • Jerry Sturm, American football tackle (AFL All-Star 1964, 66; Denver Broncos, NO Saints), dies from dementia at 83
  • Willie Thorne, English snooker player (1985 Classic), dies of leukaemia at 66
2020 in Sport