On This Day

June 22, 2020 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Deaths in Sport

  • Carlos Luis Morales, Ecuadorian soccer goalkeeper (40 caps; Independiente, Palestino, ESPOLI), dies from cardiocirculatory arrest at 55
  • Dick Buerkle, American athlete (WR 1 mile indoor 3:54.93 1978), dies at 72
  • Phil Krueger, American football quarterback (Southeast Missouri State), college coach (Fresno State, Utah State) and NFL executive (GM TB Buccaneers), dies at 90
  • Pierino Prati, Italian soccer forward (14 caps; 3 goals in European Cup Final 1969, AC Milan; Roma, Savona), dies from cancer at 73