Deaths in Sport in June 2018

  • Jun 2 Bruce Kison, American MLB pitcher (World Series 1971, 79), dies at 68
  • Jun 4 Dwight Clark, American NFL wide receiver/executive ("The Catch" 1981 Super Bowl SF 49ers), dies of ALS at 61
  • Jun 6 Red Schoendienst, American Baseball Hall of Fame second baseman/manager (10-time All Star), dies at 95
  • Jun 8 Maria Bueno, Brazilian tennis player (7 Grand Slam singles titles), dies of mouth cancer at 78
  • Jun 13 Charles "Chuck" Vinci, American weightlifter and Olympic champion (1956 and 1960 gold), dies at 85
  • Jun 16 Donald Ritchie, Scottish ultrarunner who set a world record, running 100 miles in 11:51:11 in 1979, dies of health complications at 73
  • Jun 18 Walter Bahr, American soccer midfielder, coach (1950 US beat England 1-0), dies of complications broken hip at 91
  • Jun 19 Hubert Green, American golfer (US Open 1977, PGA 1985), dies of throat cancer at 71
  • Jun 20 Peter Thomson, Australian golfer, (5-time British Open champion), dies of Parkinson's disease at 88
  • Jun 20 Peter Thomson, Australian golfer and 5-time Open Championship winner, dies at 88
  • Jun 29 Irina SzewiƄska, Polish athlete, administrator (Olympic various sprint gold 1964, 68, 76), dies of cancer at 72