On This Day

Deaths in Sport in June 1999

  • Jun 1 Mr. Prospector, American thoroughbred racehorse and breeding stallion (most influential sire of his generation), dies of complications from colic at 29
  • Jun 6 Eddie Stanky, American baseball second baseman, manager (MLB All Star 1947, 48, 50), dies of a heart attack at 83
  • Jun 14 Bernie Faloney, professional football player (b. 1932)
  • Jun 26 Angelo Bertelli, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1943, National C'ship 1943, Notre Dame), dies of brain cancer at 78
  • Jun 27 Marion Motley, American NFL fullback (all-time leading AAFC rusher), dies at 79