On This Day

Deaths in Sport in June 1976

  • Jun 11 Jim Konstanty, American MLB relief pitcher (MLB All Star 1950; NL MVP 1950; Philadelphia Phillies), dies at 59
  • Jun 15 Jimmy Dykes, American MLB infielder, manager (All Star 1933-34), dies at 79
  • Jun 20 Lou Klein, American baseball player (b. 1918)
  • Jun 23 Dehart Hubbard, American athlete (Olympic gold, long jump 1924; first African American to win individual event; WR 7.89m 1925), dies at 72
  • Jun 30 Firpo Marberry, baseball player (b. 1898)