Deaths in Sport in August 2002

  • Aug 12 Enos Slaughter, American baseball player, dies at 86
  • Aug 15 Kyle Rote, NFL halfback (NY Giants 1951-61), dies at 74
  • Aug 16 John Roseboro, American baseball player and coach (b. 1933)
  • Aug 23 Hoyt Wilhelm [James], American Major League Baseball player and knuckleball pitcher (New York Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers), dies of heart failure at 80