Today's Deaths in Sport

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  • 1950 Horace Rice, Australian tennis player (Australasian C'ship 1907), dies at 77
  • 1963 Johnnie Moyes, journalist and cricketer (S Aust batsman), dies
  • 1967 Barney Ross, welterweight Boxing Champ (1934), dies at 57
  • 1967 Reese "Goose" Tatum, basketballer (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 45
  • 1976 Ad Verhoeven, soccer player (Xerxes/Sparta), dies in a car crash [or 1/17]
  • 1995 Ron Luciano, American baseball umpire (b. 1937)
  • 1997 Neville Crump, racehorse trainer, dies at 86
  • 2002 Alex Hannum, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach (1st ABA, NBA winning coach), dies at 78
  • 2008 Georgia Frontiere, American football team owner (b. 1927)
  • 2016 Johnny Bach, American basketball player and coach, dies at 91
  • 2017 Roberta Peters, American operatic soprano (NY Met), dies at 86
  • 2017 Rachel Heyhoe Flint, English cricket player and journalist, dies at 77