Deaths in Sport in October 1999

  • Oct 8 John McLendon, American basketball coach (b. 1915)

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Oct 12 Wilt Chamberlain, American NBA basketball player (5 time MVP), dies of congestive heart failure at 63

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain

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Oct 25 Payne Stewart, American golfer, dies in a plane crash at 42

  • Oct 31 Greg Moore, Canadian race car driver (b. 1975)