Deaths in Sport on June 3

  • 1904 Vincent Tancred, cricket (Bernard & Louis bro, Test for S A), suicide
  • 1933 William Muldoon, Belfast NY, boxing commissioner, dies at 88
  • 1981 Eric Dalton, South African cricketer (698 runs for South Africa at 31 72), dies at 74
  • 1989 John McCauley, NHL official (b. 1945)
  • 1991 Thomas C Lasorda, American artist and son of Los Angeles Dodgers manager, dies of pneumonia at 33
  • 1994 Jack Cowie, cricketer (9 Tests for NZ, 45 wkts at 21 53), dies
  • 2013 Deacon Jones, American NFL Hall of Fame Defensive End, dies from natural causes at 73
  • 2015 Bevo Francis, American basketball player (college basketball record scorer), dies at 82

Person of interestMuhammad Ali

2016 Muhammad Ali [Cassius Clay], American boxer (world heavyweight champion 1964-7 74-8), dies of respiratory illness at 74

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali