Tribute-MON1224

ON THIS POST:

  • In Memoriam

    -- Basketball

    -- Golf

    -- Football

    -- Soccer, tennis, track

    wrestling, announcing


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IN MEMORIAM

BASKETBALL



96

Tex Winter (1922-2018),

60 years coaching, brains

behind triangle offense

84

Willie Naulls (1934-2018)

4-time All-Star with Knicks,

3 time champ with Celtics

81

Hal Greer (1936-2018),

76ers’ career leader in

games, points, assists, steals

GREER ON ALL-TIME 76ERS LISTS
NO STAT RK
1,122 Games 1
21,586 Points 1
6,212 Assists 1
1,942 Steals 1
18,811 Field goal attempts 1
8,504 Field goals made 1
52.8 Field goal pct. 6
1,970 Turnovers 4
1,934 Personal fouls 9
5,717 Free throw attempts 1
4,578 Free throws made 1

71

Jo Jo White (1946-2018),

gold medalist, 7-time All-Star for Celtics, in Hall of Fame


56

Anne Donovan (1961-2018),

NCAA champ at Old Dominion,

2 gold medals, WNBA coach


DONOVAN STATISTICS
AT OLD DOMINION 1979-83
NO STAT
136 Games
2,719 Points
50 Career high
20.0 Average
63.1 Field goal pct.
66.1 Free throw pct.
1,976 Rebounds
14.5 Rebounds per game
2.0 Assists per game
801 Blocks  
5.9 Blocks per games
3 Final Fours
1 Title

38

Rasual Butler (1979-2018),

14-year NBA player,

killed in car crash

33

Chameka Scott (1984-2018),

Starting guard for Baylor

2005 championship team


IN MEMORIAM

GOLF


88

Peter Thomson (1929-2018),

Won 5 British Opens in 12 years,

6 PGA events, 84 titles worldwide


77

Carol Mann (1941-2018),

Hall of Fame member with

2 majors, 38 LPGA wins


36

Jarrod Lyle (1981-2018)

Australian golfer gained admiration for PGA play while battling cancer


IN MEMORIAM

FOOTBALL


95

Alex Spanos (1923-2018),

Self-made millionaire

who bought Chargers in 1984


86

Chuck Knox, 1932-2018

3-time coach of year,

334 games with 3 team

KNOX COACHING RECORD
YRS TM W L T PCT
9 SEA 80 63 0 .559
8 LAR 69 48 1 .589
5 BUF 37 36 0 .507
22 186 147 1 .558
Playoffs: 7-11, .389

84

Tommy McDonald (1934-2018),

Undersized, speedy HB had

12-year Hall of Fame career



83

Jim Taylor (1935-2018),

Hall of Fame fullback

played 10 years for Packers

JIM TAYLOR: 1958-67
NO CATEGORY
132 Games
117 Starts
1,941 Attempts
14.7 Att per game
8,597 Yards
14.7 Average
65.1 Yds per game
83 Touchdowns
225 Receptions
1,756 Yards
7.8 Yds per reception
10 TD

81

Bob McNair (1937-2018),

Texans owner credited

with NFL return to Houston



80

Billy Cannon (1937-2018),

Won Heisman Trophy

for LSU in 1959


71

Ron Johnson (1947-2018)

1968 Michigan All-American,

All-Pro NFL running back


61

Dwight Clark (1957-2018)

49ers receiver immortal

for ‘The Catch’ vs. Cowboys



IN MEMORIAM


91

Walter Bahr (1927-2018)

Star of 1950 U.S. World Cup

team that beat England

89

Keith Jackson (1928-2018),

ABC’s signature voice of

college football for 40 years

88

Roger Bannister (1929-2018),

British athlete was first

to break 4-minute mile

82

Bruno Sammartino (1935-18),

Wrestling heavyweight

champions for record 11 years

78

Maria Bueno (1939-2018),

Brazilian won 3 Wimbledons,

4 U.S. Opens from1959-66


Source: nba.com; nfl.com; sports-reference.com