Deaths in Sport on June 18

  • 1898 George Ulyett, cricketer (949 runs 50 wkts for England 25 Tests), dies
  • 1952 Efim D Bogolyubov, Russian chess player, dies at 63
  • 1958 Douglas Jardine, cricketer (22 Tests for England), dies
  • 1967 Beat Fehr, Swiss racing driver (b. 1942)
  • 1967 Giacomo Russo, Italian racing driver (b. 1937)
  • 1980 AndrĂ© Leducq, French cyclist (b. 1904)
  • 1990 Dennis Dyer, South African cricketer (scored 96 3 Tests for South Africa), dies at 76
  • 1996 Pierre Chany, writer/cycling journalist, dies at 73

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2002 Jack Buck, American baseball announcer, dies at 77

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  • 2003 Larry Doby, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (1st African-American in AL, Cleveland Indians), dies of cancer at 79
  • 2005 Syed Mushtaq Ali, Indian cricketer (b. 1914)
  • 2012 Alketas Panagoulias, Greek footballer and coach, dies at 78
  • 2013 Gene Freese, American MLB player, dies from complications of back surgery at 79
  • 2018 Walter Bahr, American soccer midfielder, coach (1950 US beat England 1-0), dies of complications broken hip at 91