December 27, 2014

Notable sports deaths in 2014:

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Administrators:

Peter Dalis, 76; Dave Strack, 90; John Toner, 91.

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Auto Racing:

Raymond Beadle, 70; Gary Bettenhausen, 72; John Bishop, 87; Jack Brabham, 88; Andrea de Cesaris, 55; Ernie Derr, 92; Junie Donlavey, 90; Ray Fox, 98; Lynda Petty, 72; Scott Semmelmann, 47; Bjorn Waldegard, 70; Kevin Ward Jr., 20; A.J. Watson, 90.

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Baseball:

Monica Barlow, 36; Dick Bresciani, 76; Jim Brosnan, 84; Frank Cashen, 88; Bobby Castillo, 59; Jerry Coleman, 89; Alvin Dark, 92; Jim Fregosi, 71; Tony Gwynn, 54; Brad Halsey, 33; Ralph Kiner, 91; Lou Lucier, 96; Jerry Lumpe, 81; Gordy MacKenzie, 77; Joe Macko, 86; Conrado Marrero, 103; Kelvin Moore, 57; Barney Nugent, 61; Roy Oestrike, 82; Jeff Robinson, 52; Ray Sadecki, 73; Stan Saleski, 59; George Shuba, 89; Hal Smith, 82; Oscar Taveras, 22; Frank Torre, 82; Tom Veryzer, 61; Bob Welch, 57; Don Zimmer, 83.

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Basketball:

Marvin Barnes, 62; Joe Curl, 59; A.W. Davis, 71; Ginny Doyle, 44; Ruslan Gagloev, 17; Tom Gola, 81; Michael Heisley, 77; Jerry Henderson, 72; Brian Hoffman, 49; Bob Houbregs, 82; Lou Hudson, 69; Betty Jaynes, 68; Wah Wah Jones, 88; Lewis Katz, 72; Louis ''Red'' Klotz, 93; Jack Kraft, 93; Joel Krog, 79; Sam Lacey, 66; Almer Lee, 63; Natalie Lewis, 24; Wayne McClain, 60; Ed Messbarger, 81; Don Meyer, 69; Ed O'Brien, 83; Jason Rabedeaux, 49; Jack Ramsay, 89; Rae Rippetoe-Blair, 52; Dale Schlueter, 68; Dock Shrider, 90; Ernie Vandeweghe, 86; Paul Walther, 87; Royce Waltman, 72; Vin Yokabaskas, 84.

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Bodybuilding:

Larry Dee Scott, 75.

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Boxing:

Rubin ''Hurricane'' Carter, 76; Mickey Duff, 84; Jimmy Ellis, 74; Oscar Gonzalez, 23; Dan Goossen, 64; Cashmere Jackson, 26; Charlie Powell, 82; Matthew Saad Muhammad, 59; Jose Sulaiman, 82; Ernie Terrell, 75.

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Cricket:

Ian Craig, 79; Norman Gordon, 103; Phillip Hughes, 25.

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Cycling:

Alfredo Martini, 93.

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Doping:

Bengt Saltin, 79.

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Equestrian:

Benjamin Winter, 25.

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Figure Skating:

Shep Goldberg, 65.

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Football:

Ted Agu, 21; Rob Bironas, 36; Jason Bitsko, 21; John Bramlett, 73; Curtis Bray, 43; Harley Clark, 78; Dan Colchico, 76; Phil Colella, 88; Mo Collins, 38; Elbert Drungo Jr., 71; Fred Enke, 89; Jimmy Feix, 83; William Clay Ford, 88; Harry Gamble, 83; Jadarius Garner, 20; Malcolm Glazer, 85; Goose Gonsoulin, 76; Marvin Helling, 91; Cliff Hysell, 72; John Kadlec, 86; Kosta Karageorge, 22; Larry Kelm, 49; Leroy Labat, 83; David Langner, 62; Hank Lauricella, 83; Tommy Lewis, 83; Philip Lutzenkirchen, 23; Dan Manoukian, 80; Will McKamey, 19; Bob McNamara, 82; Jakell Mitchell, 18; Earl Morrall, 79; Robert Newhouse, 64; Chuck Noll, 82; Bill Nunn, 89; Markell Owens, 21; Norm Parker, 72; Pete Rodriguez, 75; Brandon Robinson, 20; Billy Ross, 78; Gordon Soltau, 89; Ed Sprinkle, 90; Clay Stapleton, 93; Jim Swink, 78; Orlando Thomas, 42; Rodney Thomas, 41; Fuzzy Thurston, 80; Lonnie White, 49; Larry Whitmire, 78; Todd Williams, 35; Ralph Wilson, 95; Dennis Wirgowski, 66; Nobby Wirkowski, 88.

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Golf:

Errie Ball, 103; Danielle Downey, 33; Jack Fleck, 92; Dick Grimm, 91; Frank Hannigan, 82; Beverly Hanson, 89; John Hines, 74; Ian MacGregor, 52; Bob Torrance, 82.

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Hockey:

Keith Allen, 90; Jean Beliveau, 83; Shirley Walton Fischler, 74; Jack Gardiner, 69; Karel Gut, 86; Wally Hergesheimer, 87; Murray Oliver, 77; Pat Quinn, 71; Clint Reif, 34; Bob Suter, 57; Vikto Tikhonov, 84; Terry Trafford, 20; Gilles Tremblay, 75; Carol Vadnais, 68.

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Horse Racing:

Joe Aquilino, 76; Terry Biddlecombe, 72; Richard Bomze, 76; Bill Bork Jr., 80; Mourad Boudraa, 40; Caitlin Forrest, 19; Dominic Galluscio, 55; Dessie Hughes, 71; Carly-Mae Pye, 26; Juan Saez, 17; Dickie Small, 68; Juan Vazquez, 39. Horses: Admire Rakti, 7; Cigar, 24; Jazil, 11; Moni Maker, 21.

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Lacrosse:

Terry Sanderson, 62.

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Law:

Ed Hookstratten, 83.

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Media:

Ted Bergmann, 93; Bryan Burwell, 59; Bill Campbell, 91; Bill Conlin, 79; Chris Duncan, 43; Richard Durrett, 38; Sandy Grossman, 78; Zander Hollander, 91; Dave Martin, 59; Carlos Silva, 50; Pete Van Wieren, 69.

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Medicine:

Frank Jobe, 88.

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Memorabilia:

Sy Berger, 91.

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Motorcyling:

Eric Palante, 50.

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Music:

Isaac Greggs, 85; Tommie Wright, 95.

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Olympics:

Alice Coachman Davis, 90; Alpha Ibraham Diallo, 82; Mary Alison Glen-Haig, 96; Manfred von Richthofen, 80; Walter Walsh, 106; Tay Wilson, 89; Louis Zamperini, 97.

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Outdoors

Dick Cabella, 77.

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Rodeo:

Alvin Nelson, 80; Benny Robinson, 77.

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Rugby:

Jack Kyle, 88.

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Sailing:

Hans Fogh, 76.

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Skiing:

Torin Tucker, 20.

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Skateboarding:

Jay Adams, 53.

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Soccer:

Luis Aragones, 75; Vladimir Beara, 85; Bellini, 83; Kevon Carter, 30; Pedro DeBrito, 55; Alfredo Di Stefano, 88; Albert Ebosse, 24; Eusebio, 71; Julio Grondona, 82; Gyula Grosics, 88; Andriy Gusin, 41; Klas Ingesson, 46; Sam Koch, 59; Shawn Kuykendall, 32; Peter McAvoy, 22; Senzo Meyiwa, 27; David Taylor, 60; Dylan Tombides, 20; Tito Vilanova, 45; Bert Williams, 93.

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Softball:

Brooke Deckard, 20; Jaiden Pelton, 20; Meagan Richardson, 19; Katelynn Woodlee, 18.

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Squash:

Hashim Khan, 100.

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Surfing:

Hobie Alter, 80; Dorian Pashkowitz, 93.

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Swimming:

Peter Daland, 93; June Krauser, 88.

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Tennis:

Elena Baltacha, 30; Vic Braden, 85; Dorothy Cheney, 98; Dan Magill, 93.

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Taekwondo:

Seyithan Akbalik, 21.

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Track and Field:

Frank Budd, 74; Christopher Chataway, 82; Torrin Lawrence, 25; Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, 34; Mel Patton, 89; Miloslava Rezkova-Hubnerova, 64.

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Wrestling:

Amateur: Skyler Holman, 35; Pro: James Hellwig (Ultimate Warrior), 54.

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