Deaths in Sport in June 1997

  • Jun 2 Helen Jacobs, American tennis player (7 Grand Slam singles titles, US Open 1932-35), dies of heart failure at 88

Person of interestDon Hutson

Jun 26 Don Hutson, first NFL wide receiver, dies at 84

First NFL Wide Receiver in History Don Hutson
First NFL Wide Receiver in History
Don Hutson
  • Jun 30 Larry O'Day, wrestler (b. 1944)