Deaths in Sport on June 9

  • 1977 Bill Merritt, cricketer (6 Tests of leg-spin for NZ, 12 wkts), dies
  • 1979 Cyclone Taylor, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1884)
  • 1995 Charles Rowe, cricket (scored 0 in only Test for NZ v Aust 1946), dies
  • 2004 Rosey Brown, American football player (b. 1932)
  • 2009 Dick May, Former NASCAR racecar driver
  • 2014 Bob Welch, American MLB pitcher, dies at 57