Deaths in Sport on March 6

  • 1930 William Milton, cricketer (South African Test capt in 3 Tests 1889-92), dies
  • 1976 "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, Light heavyweight boxing champion (1930-34) and actor, dies at 71
  • 1981 George Geary, cricketer (14 Tests for England, 46 wickets), dies
  • 1984 Ian Cromb, cricketer (5 Tests for NZ, 123 runs, 8 wkts), dies
  • 1998 Frank Barrett, American baseball player (b. 1913)
  • 1999 Dennis Viollet, former soccer player (b. 1933)
  • 2002 Bryan Fogarty, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1969)
  • 2005 Danny Gardella, American baseball player (b. 1920)

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2006 Kirby Puckett, American MLB player (Minnesota Twins), dies of a stroke at 45

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
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Kirby Puckett
  • 2010 Endurance Idahor, Nigerian footballer (b. 1984)
  • 2014 Ron Murphy, Canadian NHL player, dies at 80