Deaths in Sport in May 2006

  • May 3 Earl Woods, Athlete and father of Tiger Woods (b. 1932)

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May 11 Floyd Patterson, American boxer, dies at 71

Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • May 21 Spencer Clark, American racecar driver (b. 1987)
  • May 23 Kazimierz G√≥rski, Polish footballer (b. 1921)
  • May 26 Kevin O'Flanagan, Irish athlete and physician (b. 1919)
  • May 27 Craig Heyward, American football player (b. 1966)
  • May 28 Thorleif Schjelderup, Norwegian author and ski jumper (b. 1920)