Deaths in Sport on June 7

  • 1929 J E P McMaster, cricketer (Eng v S Af Test 1889 (out for 0), dies
  • 1958 Roger Hartigan, cricketer (2 Tests for Aust in 1908), dies
  • 1964 Charlie Llewellyn, South African cricketer (544 runs in 15 Tests for South Africa), dies at 87
  • 1988 Joe Partridge, cricketer (South African pace bowler 1963-65), commits suicide
  • 1989 Percy Stuart, Suriname/Dutch sports journalist, dies
  • 1989 Chico Landi, Brazilian racing driver (b. 1907)
  • 1992 Bill France, Sr., American auto racer (co-founder of NASCAR), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 82
  • 1993 Drazen Petrovic, NBA player (NJ Nets), dies in auto-accident at 28
  • 2008 Jim McKay, American sportscaster (ABC's Wide World of Sports), dies at 86
  • 2011 Paul Dickson, American football player and coach (b. 1937)
  • 2015 Peter Petherick, New Zealand cricketer (NZ slow lefty 1976-77, hat-trick on debut), dies at 72