Deaths in Sport on June 1

  • 1922 Frank Walters, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885, scored 7 & 5), dies
  • 1960 Lester Patrick, NHL coach/star, dies at 76

Person of interestCurly Lambeau

1965 Curly Lambeau, First coach of the Green Bay Packers, dies of a heart attack at 67

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau
  • 1969 Ivar Ballangrud, Norwegian ice skater (b. 1904)
  • 1980 Rube Marquard, American baseball pitcher, dies at 90
  • 1986 Jo Gartner, Austrian racing driver (d. 1958)
  • 2002 Hansie Cronje, South African cricketer (b. 1969)
  • 2003 Johnny Hopp, baseball player (b. 1916)

Person of interestGeorge Mikan

2005 George Mikan, American basketball player, dies at 80

NBA Center George Mikan
NBA Center
George Mikan
  • 2007 Arn Shein, American sports writer (b. 1928)