Deaths in Sport in June 2005

Person of interestGeorge Mikan

Jun 1 George Mikan, American Basketball Hall of Fame center (4-time NBA All Star 1951-54), dies of diabetes complications at 80

NBA Center George Mikan
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George Mikan
  • Jun 2 Gunder Gundersen, Norwegian Nordic combined skier and sports official (b. 1930)
  • Jun 12 Scott Young, Canadian sportswriter, novelist, and journalist (b. 1918)
  • Jun 18 Syed Mushtaq Ali, Indian cricketer (b. 1914)