On This Day

Deaths in Sport in June 1989

  • Jun 2 Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (4 Tests 1928-32), dies
  • Jun 2 Dick Mayer, American golfer (US Open 1957), dies from alcoholism complications at 64
  • Jun 3 John McCauley, NHL official (b. 1945)
  • Jun 7 Percy Stuart, Suriname/Dutch sports journalist, dies
  • Jun 7 Chico Landi, Brazilian racing driver, dies at 81
  • Jun 11 Jack McMahon, American basketball guard and coach (player Rochester Royal, St. Louis Hawks; coach Cincinnati Royals, San Diego Rockets, Pittsburgh Condors), dies at 60
  • Jun 17 John Matuszak, American NFL defensive end (Oak Raider) and actor (The Goonies), dies of an accidental propoxyphene overdose at 38
  • Jun 19 Ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter, dies at 91
  • Jun 21 Lee Calhoun, American hurdler (Olympic gold 1956, 60), dies at 56
  • Jun 22 Lee Calhoun, hurdler (Olympic gold 1956, 60), dies at 66