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    KNOWN DECEASED BASKETBALL INDIVIDUALS
        
as of 6/27/2012                                                                    
compiled by John Grasso, Robert Bradley, Bill Hoover, David Bender and Frank Lawler

FORMER BAA/NBA PLAYERS

*Active player

*Active player
Player            Pro Career    Born - Died    Age Place of death - Circumstances
John Abramovic      1946-48 02/09/19 - 06/09/00 81 Ormond Beach, FL
Buddy Ackerman      1953-54 09/04/30 – 07/09/11 80 Long Beach, NY 
Gary Alcorn         1959-61 10/08/36 - 11/29/06 70 Fresno, CA - cancer
Jerome Anderson     1975-77 10/09/53 - 08/01/09 55 Helsingborg, SWE - after a long illness
Wally Anderzunas    1969-70 01/11/46 - 05/28/89 43  
Don Anielak         1954-55 11/01/30 - 11/19/95 65
Paul Arizin         1950-62 04/09/28 - 12/12/06 78 Philadelphia, PA - in his sleep
Paul Armstrong      1941-51 11/01/18 - 06/06/83 64 Fort Wayne, IN
Chet Aubuchon       1946-47 05/08/16 - 04/14/05 88 
Jim Baechtold       1952-57 12/09/27 – 08/29/11 83 Richmond, KY
Gus Bailey          1974-80 02/18/51 - 11/28/88 37 New Orleans, LA - stabbed by girlfriend
                                                                     after argument       
Norm Baker          1946-47 02/17/23 - 04/23/89 66 
Herschel Baltimore  1946-47 06/21/21 - 01/01/68 46
Cliff Barker        1949-52 01/15/21 - 03/17/98 77 Satsuma, FL - in his sleep
Don Barksdale       1951-55 03/31/23 - 03/08/93 69 Oakland, CA - throat cancer
Jim Barnes          1964-71 04/13/41 - 09/14/02 61 Silver Springs, MD - heart problems
Leo Barnhorst       1949-54 05/11/24 - 08/25/00 76
John Barr           1946-47 08/08/18 - 07/01/02 81
Ed Bartels          1949-51 10/08/25 - 11/04/07 82
Frank Baumholtz     1945-47 10/07/18 - 12/14/97 79 Oviendo, FL
Ed Beach            1950-51 01/25/29 - 03/14/96 67
Ralph Beard         1949-51 12/02/27 - 11/29/07 79 Louisville, KY - heart failure
Moe Becker          1945-47 02/24/17 - 01/09/96 80 Peoria, AZ - complications of Alzheimer's
Hank Beenders       1946-49 06/02/16 - 10/25/03 87 Somerville, NJ
Irv Bemoras         1953-57 11/18/30 - 11/01/07 76 Buffalo Grove, IL - portal hypertension
Ricky Berry*        1988-89 10/06/64 - 08/14/89 24 Fair Oaks, CA - suicide (shotgun)
Hank Biasatti       1946-47 01/14/22 - 04/20/96 74
Gale Bishop         1948-49 06/04/22 - 12/26/03 81 Tacoma, WA
Charlie Black       1947-52 06/15/21 - 12/22/92 71
Meyer Bloom         1947-49 01/14/15 - 06/05/93 78
Nelson Bobb         1949-53 02/25/24 - 12/08/03 79 Irvine, CA - cancer 
Manute Bol          1985-95 10/16/62 - 06/19/10 47 Charlottesville, VA - kidney failure
Bill Bolger         1953-54 08/21/31 - 10/08/09 78
Bob Boozer          1960-71 04/26/37 - 05/19/12 70 Omaha, NE - brain aneurysm
Jake Bornheimer     1948-50 06/29/27 - 09/10/86 59
Don Boven           1949-53 03/06/25 - 03/10/11 86 Kalamazoo, MI - heart disease
Nate Bowman         1966-72 03/19/43 - 12/11/84 41 New York, NY - cardiac arrest
Harry Boykoff       1947-50 07/24/22 - 02/20/01 78 Santa Monica, CA - lung cancer
Gary Bradds         1964-71 07/26/42 - 07/15/83 40 Greenview, OH - cancer
Joe Bradley         1949-50 09/24/28 - 06/05/87 58
Bob Brannum         1948-55 05/28/26 - 02/05/05 78 Marshfield, MA - pancreatic cancer
Carl Braun          1947-62 09/25/27 - 02/10/10 82 Stuart, FL - natural causes
Pete Brennan        1958-59 09/23/36 - 06/08/12 75 Durham, NC - cancer
Tom Brennan         1954-55 08/06/30 - 02/11/90 59
Al Brightman        1946-47 09/22/23 - 06/10/92 68 Seattle, WA - liver cancer
Audley Brindley     1946-47 12/31/23 - 11/19/57 33 Stamford, CT - after long illness
John Brisker        1969-75 06/15/47 - 04/  /78 30 UGA - believed shot to death
                                                   (declared legally dead 05/29/85)
Price Brookfield    1946-50 05/11/20 - 04/17/06 85
Darrel Brown        1948-49 03/14/23 – 10/07/90 67
Hal Brown           1946-47 10/02/23 - 09/  /80 56
Leon Brown          1946-47 10/12/19 - 10/14/90 71
Lewis Brown         1980-81 02/19/55 - 09/14/11 56 Los Angeles, CA - cancer
Stan Brown          1947-52 06/27/29 - 08/02/09 80 Dover, DE - heart attack
Bill Buntin         1965-66 05/05/42 - 05/09/68 26 Detroit, MI - heart attack while
                                                                  playing basketball
John Burmaster      1948-50 12/23/26 - 09/27/05 78
Art Burris          1950-52 04/07/24 - 09/19/93 69
Al Butler           1961-65 07/09/38 - 07/17/00 62 cancer 
Tommy Byrnes        1946-51 02/19/23 - 01/09/81 57 Branford, CT
Mike Bytzura        1944-47 06/18/22 - 01/24/89 66
Tom Callahan        1946-47 06/02/21 - 10/03/96 75
Ernie Calverley     1946-49 01/30/24 - 10/20/03 79
Howie Carl          1961-62 06/07/38 - 10/24/05 67
Don Carlson         1946-51 03/22/19 – 10/16/04 85 North Oaks, MN
Chet Carlisle       1946-47 11/02/16 - 08/03/88 71
Bob Carney          1954-55 08/03/32 - 11/09/11 79 
Bob Carpenter       1940-51 11/06/17 - 04/18/97 79
Reggie Carter       1980-82 10/10/57 - 12/24/99 42 New York, NY - heart attack
Al Cervi            1937-53 02/02/17 - 11/09/09 92 Rochester, NY
Wilt Chamberlain    1959-73 08/21/36 - 10/12/99 63 Bel Air, CA - heart attack
John Chaney         1946-50 02/29/20 - 08/09/04 84 Baton Rouge, LA
Lorenzo Charles     1985-86 11/25/63 – 06/27/11 47 Raleigh, NC – driver of tour bus that crashed
Leroy Chollet       1949-51 03/05/24 - 06/10/98 74
Cal Christensen     1950-55 06/06/27 – 08/31/11 84 Waterville, OH – congestive heart failure
Nat Clifton         1950-58 10/13/22 - 08/31/90 67 Chicago, Il - heart attack
Bill Closs          1946-52 01/08/22 – 06/20/11 89 Palo Alto, CA – natural causes
Paul Cloyd          1947-51 06/13/20 - 12/28/05 85 Beaver Dam, WI 
Bob Cluggish        1946-47 09/18/17 - 09/05/08 90
Jack Coleman        1949-58 05/23/24 - 12/08/97 74 Burgin, KY - heart attack
Jason Collier*      2000-05 09/08/77 - 10/15/05 28
Joe Colone          1948-49 01/23/26 - 07/01/09 83 Woodbury, NJ – after many years of various
                                                                   illnesses
Larry Comley        1961-64 08/17/39 - 01/21/06 66
Chuck Connors       1945-48 04/10/21 - 11/10/92 71 Los Angeles, CA - lung cancer
Bert Cook           1954-55 04/26/29 - 11/24/98 69
Bobby Cook          1948-51 04/01/23 - 10/11/04 81
Norm Cook           1976-78 03/02/55 - 12/22/08 53 Springfield, IL 
Joe Cooke           1970-71 08/14/48 - 11/12/06 58 Dallas, TX
Chuck Cooper        1950-56 09/29/26 - 02/05/84 57 Pittsburgh, PA - liver cancer
Ray Corley          1949-53 01/14/28 - 02/05/07 79
Larry Costello      1954-68 07/02/31 - 12/11/01 70 Fort Myers, FL - cancer
Hal Crisler         1946-47 12/31/23 - 11/02/87 63
Geoff Crompton      1978-84 07/04/55 - 01/07/02 46
Pete Cross          1970-73 03/28/48 - 01/02/77 28 Redmond, WA - epileptic seizure
Francis Crossin     1947-50 07/04/24 - 01/10/81 56 Danville, PA
Pat Cummings        1979-91 07/11/56 - 06/26/12 55 New York, NY
Armand Cure         1946-47 08/07/19 - 11/28/03 84
Quintin Dailey      1982-92 01/22/61 - 11/08/10 49 Las Vegas, NV - hypertensive cardiovascular
                                                                                   disease
Howie Dallmar       1946-47 05/24/22 - 12/19/91 69 Menlo Park, CA - congestive heart failure
Pete Darcey         1952-53 03/03/30 - 08/31/09 79 Edmond, OK - cancer
Jimmy Darden        1948-50 06/19/22 - 04/29/94 72
Yinka Dare          1994-98 10/10/72 - 01/09/04 31
Jimmy Darrow        1961-62 09/25/37 - 06/08/87 49
Bob Davies          1945-55 01/15/20 - 04/22/90 70 Hilton Head, SC - cancer
Aubrey Davis        1946-49 03/28/21 - 11/23/96 75
Dave DeBusschere    1962-74 10/16/40 - 05/14/03 62 New York, NY - heart attack
Bison Dele          1991-99 04/06/69 - 07/  /02 33 near Tahiti - probably murdered
Nate DeLong         1950-52 01/05/26 - 05/05/10 84 Duluth, MN
Corky Devlin        1955-58 12/21/31 - 04/28/95 63
Hank DeZonie	     1950-51 02/12/22 - 01/02/09 86 New York, NY - emphysema and asthma	
Derrek Dickey       1973-78 03/20/51 - 06/25/02 51 Sacramento, CA - heart failure
Dick Dickey         1951-52 10/26/26 - 07/30/06 79 Indianapolis, IN - complications after surgery
Bob Dille           1940-47 07/02/17 - 12/10/98 81
John Dillon         1949-50 01/08/24 - 01/18/04 80 Winston-Salem, NC
Jackie Dinkins      1971-72 01/22/50 - 03/  /83 33 Liege, BEL - brain tumor
Fred Diute          1954-55 06/09/29 - 07/19/04 75
Earl Dodd           1949-50 11/01/24 - 10/30/04 79
Joe Dolhon          1949-51 07/09/27 - 01/05/81 53 New York, NY - auto accident
Bob Doll            1946-50 08/10/19 - 09/08/59 40 Steamboat Springs, CO - apparent suicide
Bob Donham          1950-54 10/11/26 - 09/21/83 56 Seattle, WA - stroke
Sonny Dove          1967-72 08/16/45 - 02/14/83 37 Brooklyn, NY - auto accident
Kevin Duckworth     1986-97 04/01/64 - 08/25/08 44 Glendenen Beach, OR - congestive heart failure
Walter Dukes        1955-63 06/23/30 - 02/  /01 70 Detroit, MI - natural causes, found dead on
                                                   3/13/01
Pat Dunn            1957-58 03/17/31 - 11/11/75 44 Chicago, IL - leukemia
Ken Durrett         1971-75 12/08/48 - 01/07/01 52 Wilkinsburg, PA - heart attack
Jack Dwan           1947-49 05/03/21 - 08/04/93 72
Gene Dyker          1953-54 02/17/30 - 01/  /66 36
Ed Earle            1953-54 04/28/27 - 03/26/09 81
Dwight Eddleman     1949-53 12/27/22 - 08/01/01 78 Champaign, IL - heart ailment
Lonnie Eggleston    1948-49 06/08/18 - 07/10/98 80
Don Eliason         1946-47 07/24/18 - 08/18/03 85
Ray Ellefson        1948-51 11/18/27 - 10/07/94 66
Alex "Boo" Ellis    1958-60 02/11/36 - 05/06/10 74 Indianapolis, IN - after heart-bypass 
                                                                   surgery for heart attack                                                                 
Leroy Ellis 	     1962-76 03/10/40 - 06/02/12 72 Portland, OR - prostate cancer
Ned Endress         1943-47 03/02/18 - 06/19/10 92
Gene Englund        1941-50 10/21/17 - 11/05/95 78
Bo Erias            1957-58 07/30/32 - 01/25/07 74
Bob Evans           1949-50 05/31/25 - 09/27/97 72
Joe Fabel           1938-47 09/04/13 - 01/31/67 53
Phil Farbman        1948-49 04/03/24 - 09/15/96 72
Dick Farley         1954-59 04/13/32 - 10/01/69 37 Fort Wayne, IN - after a long illness
Bob Faught          1946-47 09/02/21 - 04/23/02 80
Bob Feerick         1945-50 01/02/20 - 06/08/76 56 Oakland, CA - heart attack
Ron Feiereisel      1955-56 08/06/31 - 01/28/00 68
George Feigenbaum   1949-53 07/02/28 - 12/25/00 72
Ray Felix           1953-62 12/10/30 - 07/28/91 60 East Elmhurst, NY - heart attack
Jake Fendley        1951-53 06/12/29 - 08/09/02 73 
Warren Fenley       1946-47 02/08/22 - 01/18/09 86 
Ron Filipek         1967-68 02/05/44 - 12/09/05 61 Cookeville, TN
Danny Finn          1952-55 05/29/28 - 02/18/07 78
Dick Fitzgerald     1946-48 11/18/20 - 04/13/68 47 Montauk, NY
Bob Fitzgerald      1945-49 03/14/23 - 07/23/83 60
Jerry Fleishman     1946-53 02/14/22 - 06/20/07 85
Al Fleming          1977-78 04/05/54 - 05/14/03 49
Ed Fleming          1955-60 07/25/33 - 04/10/02 68
Alphonso Ford       1993-95 10/31/71 - 09/04/04 32 Memphis, TN - leukemia
Jake Ford           1970-72 04/29/45 - 05/19/96 51
Fred Foster         1968-77 03/18/46 - 10/04/85 39
Larry Foust         1950-62 06/04/28 - 10/27/84 56 Pittsburgh, PA
Jerry Fowler        1950-52 06/20/27 - 06/15/08 80 Marshall, MO
Nat Frankel         1939-47 11/03/13 - 03/14/06 92
Frido Frey          1946-47 10/26/21 - 05/16/00 78
Larry Friend        1957-58 04/14/35 - 02/27/98 62 Newport Beach, CA - prostate cancer
Pat Frink           1968-69 02/18/45 - 05/06/12 67 Tucson, AZ - auto accident
Herman Fuetsch      1945-48 07/06/18 – 09/29/10 92
Joe Fulks           1946-54 10/26/21 - 03/21/76 54 Eddyville, KY - shot during an argument
Terry Furlow        1976-80 10/18/54 - 05/23/80 25 Linndale, OH - auto accident
Bob Gantt           1946-47 06/22/22 - 10/25/94 72
Earl Gardner        1948-49 09/18/23 - 10/15/05 82
Vern Gardner        1949-52 05/14/25 - 08/26/87 62
Frank Gates         1946-50 04/12/20 - 07/26/78 58
Jack George         1953-61 11/13/28 - 01/30/89 60
Gorham Getchell     1946-47 08/14/20 - 07/07/80 59 Manhattan Beach, CA
Dee Gibson          1948-50 08/25/23 - 04/08/03 79
Ward Gibson         1948-50 12/05/21 - 02/01/58 36 Des Moines, IA - auto accident
Armen Gilliam       1987-00 05/28/64 – 07/05/11 47 Pittsburgh, PA – while playing basketball
Herm Gilliam        1969-77 04/05/47 - 04/16/05 58 Salem, OR - heart attack
Chuck Gilmur        1946-51 08/13/22 - 01/14/11 88 Tacoma, WA  
George Glamack      1941-49 06/07/19 - 03/10/87 67 Rochester, NY
Norm Glick          1949-50 11/10/27 - 03/19/89 61
Glen Gondrezick     1977-83 08/30/55 - 04/27/09 53 Henderson, NV - complications after heart
                                                                                  transplant
Wilfred Goodwin     1945-48 12/22/20 - 05/17/05 84
Paul Gordon         1949-50 04/08/27 - 11/02/02 75
Leo Gottlieb        1946-48 11/28/20 - 08/  /72 51
Bato Govedarica     1953-54 04/17/28 - 03/13/06 77 Itasca, IL
Joe Graboski        1948-62 01/15/30 - 07/02/98 68 Columbus, OH
Leonard Gray        1974-77 12/19/51 - 06/13/06 54 Browns Mills, NJ - while in surgery to 
                                                                      install a pacemaker
Wyndol Gray         1946-48 03/20/22 - 01/30/94 71
Luther Green        1969-73 11/13/46 - 01/25/06 59 Brooklyn, NY - lung cancer
Sihugo Green        1956-65 08/20/33 - 10/04/80 47 Pittsburgh, PA - cancer
Norm Grekin         1953-54 06/22/30 - 09/29/81 51 Bryn Mawr, PA - heart attack
Eddie Griffin*      2001-07 05/30/82 - 08/17/07 25 Houston, TX - his car hit a moving train
Chuck Grigsby       1954-55 08/15/28 - 07/15/03 74
Woody Grimshaw      1946-47 09/24/19 - 10/  /74 55
Alex Groza          1949-51 10/07/26 - 01/21/95 68 San Diego, CA - cancer
Coulby Gunther      1946-49 02/03/23 - 07/14/05 82 Delray Beach, FL
Al Guokas           1948-50 08/07/25 - 08/02/90 64
Matt Guokas, Sr.    1946-47 11/11/15 - 12/09/93 78 Flourtown, PA - illness following a broken
                                                                                      hip
Bob Hahn            1949-50 08/25/25 - 07/28/09 83
Happy Hairston      1964-75 05/31/42 - 05/01/01 58 Los Angeles, CA - prostate cancer
Wade Halbrook       1960-62 01/30/33 - 04/05/88 55 Portland, OR - heart attack while riding bus.
Bruce Hale          1946-51 08/30/18 - 12/30/80 62 Orinda, CA - heart attack
Dale Hamilton       1939-50 08/16/19 - 08/12/94 74
Dennis Hamilton     1967-71 05/08/44 - 06/18/12 68 Chandler, AZ - cancer
Ralph Hamilton      1947-49 06/10/21 - 06/03/93 71
Steve Hamilton      1958-60 11/30/35 - 12/02/97 62 Morehead, KY - colon cancer
Cecil Hankins       1946-48 01/06/22 - 06/03/02 80
Phil Hankinson      1973-74 07/26/51 - 11/19/96 45 Shelby County, KY - apparent suicide 
Alex Hannum         1948-57 07/19/23 - 01/18/02 78 San Diego, CA
Don Hanrahan        1952-53 02/06/29 – 02/08/10 81 Chicago, IL - cancer
Reggie Harding      1963-68 05/04/42 - 09/02/72 30 Detroit, MI - shot during argument
John Hargis         1947-51 08/20/20 - 01/02/86 65
Art Harris          1968-72 01/13/47 - 10/13/07 60
Billy Hassett       1946-51 10/21/21 - 11/15/92 71
Robert Hawkins      1975-79 06/30/54 - 11/28/93 39 Detroit, MI - found shot to death
Nate Hawthorne      1973-76 01/15/50 - 11/23/05 55 Tempe, AZ - heart attack
John Hazen          1948-49 03/02/27 - 10/21/98 71
Walt Hazzard        1964-74 04/15/42 - 11/18/11 69 Los Angeles,CA-complications from heart surgery 
Larry Hennessy      1955-57 05/20/29 - 08/20/08 79 Williamsburg, VA
Don Henriksen       1952-55 10/10/29 - 05/14/08 78 San Marino, CA 
Bill Henry          1948-50 12/27/24 - 12/  /85 60
Kleggie Hermsen     1943-53 03/12/23 - 03/02/94 70
Sonny Hertzberg     1946-51 07/29/22 - 07/25/05 82 Woodmere, NY - heart failure
Nat Hickey          1944-48 01/30/02 - 09/  /79 77
Johnny High         1979-84 04/25/57 - 06/13/87 30 Phoenix, AZ - auto accident
Wayne Hightower     1962-72 01/14/40 - 04/18/02 62 West Philadelphia, PA - heart attack
Gary Hill           1963-65 10/07/41 - 01/17/09 67
Art Hillhouse       1946-48 06/12/16 - 10/27/80 64
Mel Hirsch          1946-47 07/31/21 - 12/  /68 47
Lew Hitch           1951-57 07/16/29 - 02/08/12 82 Wamego, KS
Paul Hoffman        1947-55 04/12/22 - 11/12/98 76 Baltimore, MD - brain tumor
Bob Hogsett         1966-68 01/29/41 - 12/05/84 43 Blacksburg, VA - shot to death
Paul Hogue          1962-64 04/28/40 - 08/17/09 69 Cincinnati, OH - heart & kidney failure
Doug Holcomb        1948-49 02/09/21 - 02/03/08 86 Scranton, PA - after long illness
Joe Holland         1949-52 09/26/25 - 09/18/10 84
Jim Holstein        1952-56 09/24/30 - 12/16/07 77 Bradenton, FL
Dick Holub          1947-48 10/29/21 - 07/27/09 87 Sun City West, AZ
Joe Holup           1956-59 02/26/34 - 01/28/98 63
Red Holzman         1945-54 08/10/20 - 11/13/98 78 Manhasset, NY - leukemia
Johnny Horan        1955-56 11/24/32 - 11/14/80 47
Ron Horn            1961-68 05/24/38 - 10/05/02 64                            
Bob Hubbard         1947-49 12/27/22 – 08/27/11 88 Holyoke, MA
Roy Hurley          1945-48 08/12/22 - 10/14/93 71
Paul Huston         1947-48 06/02/25 - 02/02/92 66
Joe Hutton          1950-52 10/06/28 - 10/20/09 81 Bloomington, MN - heart attack
Greg Jackson        1974-75 08/02/52 - 05/01/12 59 Brooklyn, NY - heart attack
Fred Jacobs         1946-47 12/02/22 - 10/19/08 85
Gene James          1948-51 02/15/25 - 07/06/97 72
John Janisch        1946-48 03/15/20 - 08/25/92 72
Tony Jaros          1946-51 02/21/20 - 04/22/95 75
Buddy Jeannette     1938-50 09/05/17 - 03/11/98 80 Nashua, NH - stroke
Andy Johnson        1958-62 11/08/32 - 08/30/02 69
Charles Johnson     1972-79 03/31/49 - 06/01/07 58 Oakland, CA - cancer
Dave "Boag" Johnson 1947-53 12/06/21 - 07/11/05 83 Cleveland, OH - complications during surgery
Dennis Johnson      1976-90 09/18/54 - 02/22/07 52 Austin, TX - heart attack after team practice
Gus Johnson         1963-73 12/13/35 - 04/28/87 51 Akron, OH - brain cancer
Harold Johnson      1946-47 01/30/20 - 09/17/99 79
Rich Johnson        1968-71 12/18/46 - 06/15/94 47 
Neil Johnston       1951-59 02/04/29 - 09/28/78 49 Irving, TX - heart attack
Ozell Jones         1984-86 11/20/60 - 09/07/06 45 Lancaster, CA - gunshot wound
Phil Jordon         1956-63 09/12/33 - 06/07/65 31 Sumner, WA - drowned
John Jorgensen      1947-49 12/28/21 - 01/19/73 51 Charlotte, NC - heart attack
Noble Jorgensen     1946-53 05/18/25 - 11/02/82 57 - aortic aneurysm
Roger Jorgensen     1946-47 09/02/20 - 10/03/10 90 Robinson Township, PA - after long illness
Whitey Kachan       1948-49 09/15/25 - 03/07/93 67 Glenview, IL
Ralph Kaplowitz     1946-48 05/18/19 - 02/02/09 89 Floral Park, NY - kidney failure
Tony Kappen         1946-47 04/13/19 - 12/18/93 74
Ed Kasid            1946-47 08/13/23 - 11/03/89 66
Leo Katkaveck       1948-50 04/17/23 - 05/06/06 83 Greenville, NC
Wibs Kautz          1939-47 09/07/15 - 05/  /79 63
Mike Kearns         1954-55 06/18/29 - 01/31/09 79        
Ken Keller          1946-47 07/30/25 - 02/24/83 58 New York, NY
Jerry Kelly         1946-48 06/14/18 - 07/23/96 78
Tom Kelly           1948-49 03/05/24 - 03/20/08 84 Santa Barbara, CA
Bill"Pickles"Kennedy1960-61 05/17/38 - 08/31/06 68 West Palm Beach, FL - auto accident
Johnny Kerr         1954-66 08/17/32 - 02/26/09 76 Chicago, IL - prostate cancer
Jack Kerris         1949-53 01/30/25 - 12/04/83 58
Alex Kessler        1990-94 01/13/67 - 10/13/07 40 Pensacola, FL - heart attack while playing
                                                                   basketball
Jack Kiley          1951-53 01/05/29 - 02/16/82 53
Chad Kinch          1980-81 05/22/58 - 04/03/94 35 Carteret, NJ - AIDS
George King         1951-58 08/16/28 - 10/05/06 77 Naples, FL
Maurice King        1959-63 03/12/35 - 09/17/07 72 Kansas City, MO - cancer
Bob Kinney          1945-50 09/16/20 - 09/02/85 64
Doug Kistler        1961-62 03/21/38 - 02/29/80 41 Charlotte, NC - auto accident
Leo Klier           1946-50 05/21/23 - 06/04/05 82 Naperville, IL - heart failure
Bob Knight          1954-55 04/30/29 - 05/23/08 79 Springfield, MA  
Lee Knorek          1946-50 07/15/21 - 07/22/03 82
Rodney Knowles      1968-69 02/27/46 - 10/25/08 62 
Milo Komenich       1946-50 06/22/20 - 05/25/77 56
Howard Komives      1964-74 05/09/41 - 03/22/09 67 Toledo, OH - after surgery for head trauma
                                                                after a fall at home
Andy Kostecka       1948-49 02/10/21 - 01/17/07 85 Bethesda, MD - congestive heart failure
Hal Kottman         1946-48 08/22/22 - 11/30/04 82
Herb Krautblatt     1948-49 11/19/26 - 02/10/99 72
Jim Krebs           1957-64 09/08/35 - 05/06/65 29 Woodland Hills, CA - killed by fallen tree
Tommy Kron          1966-70 02/20/44 - 11/29/07 63 Louisville, KY - cancer
Frank Kudelka       1949-53 06/25/25 - 05/04/93 67
Ray Kuka            1947-49 02/17/22 - 03/27/90 68 Havre, MT - heart attack
Fred LaCour         1960-63 02/07/38 - 08/05/72 34 San Francisco, CA - cancer
Pete Lalich         1942-47 06/03/20 - 02/01/08 87 St. Petersburg, FL - kidney failure 
Rudy LaRusso        1959-69 11/11/37 - 07/09/04 66 Los Angeles, CA - Parkinson's disease
Walt Lautenbach     1947-50 11/17/22 - 09/09/97 74
Tony Lavelli        1949-51 07/11/26 - 01/08/98 71 Laconia, NH - heart attack
Bob Lavoy           1950-54 06/29/26 - 12/18/10 84 Tampa, FL 
Hank Lefkowitz      1946-47 08/31/23 - 04/21/07 83
Andrew"Fuzzy"Levane 1945-53 04/11/20 - 04/30/12 92 Irmo, SC - heart failure  
Fred Lewis          1946-50 01/06/21 - 12/27/94 73
Grady Lewis         1946-49 03/25/17 - 03/11/09 91 Peoria, AZ
Reggie Lewis*       1987-93 11/21/65 - 07/27/93 27 Waltham, MA - cardiac arrest
Ron Livingstone     1949-51 10/09/25 - 08/26/91 65
Don Lofgran         1950-54 11/18/28 - 06/17/76 47 Salt Lake City, UT - acute alcoholism
Johnny Logan        1946-51 01/01/21 - 09/02/77 56 Charlotte, NC - found dead of stab wound
Al Lucas            1944-49 07/04/22 - 04/26/95 72
Maurice Lucas       1974-88 02/18/52 - 10/31/10 58 Portland, OR - bladder cancer
Ted Luckenbill      1961-63 07/27/39 - 06/24/12 72 Dallas, TX - cancer
Jim Luisi           1953-54 11/02/28 - 06/07/02 73 Los Angeles, CA - cancer
Al Lujack           1946-47 10/05/20 - 12/26/02 82
Phil Lumpkin        1974-76 12/20/51 - 11/02/09 57 Seattle, WA - pneumonia
Ed Macauley         1949-59 03/22/28 - 11/08/11 83 St. Louis, MO
Jack Maddox         1946-49 12/10/21 - 07/09/06 84
Norm Mager          1950-51 03/23/26 - 03/17/05 78 Boynton Beach, FL - cancer
John Mahnken        1945-53 06/16/22 - 12/14/00 78
Fran Mahoney        1952-54 11/20/27 - 04/29/08 80 Lenox, MA
Lionel Malamed      1948-49 11/15/24 - 09/17/89 64 Long Island City, NY - heart attack while
                                                                           playing tennis
Steve Malovic       1979-80 07/21/56 - 04/13/07 50 - heart attack
John Mandic         1947-50 10/03/19 - 06/22/03 83
Frank Mangiapane    1946-47 08/21/25 - 07/31/05 79 Long Beach, NY - ruptured abdominal aorta
Ed Manning          1967-76 01/02/43 – 03/04/11 68 Fort Worth, TX – heart problem 
Pete Maravich       1970-80 06/22/47 - 01/05/88 40 Pasadena, CA - heart attack while
                                                   playing basketball 
Press Maravich      1945-47 08/29/14 - 04/15/87 72 Covington, LA - cancer
James "Don" Martin  1946-49 02/07/20 - 09/30/97 77
Fernando Martin*    1986-87 03/25/62 - 12/03/89 27 Madrid, ESP - auto accident
Phil Martin         1954-55 04/02/28 - 06/24/08 80
Al Masino           1952-54 02/05/28 – 08/16/06 78
Eddie Mast          1970-73 10/03/48 - 10/18/94 46 Easton, PA - heart attack while playing
                                                   basketball
Ariel Maughan       1946-51 02/23/23 - 08/04/97 74
Matt Mazza          1949-50 09/23/23 - 06/11/03 79 Lewiston, NY - after a brief illness
Ken McBride         1954-55 05/23/29 - 05/14/05 75 Centralia, IL 
Bob McCann          1989-98 04/22/64 – 07/01/11 47 Knightdale, NC – cancer
Mike McCarron       1946-50 03/02/22 - 10/02/91 69
Howie McCarty       1945-47   /  /19 -   /  /73 54
Mel McGaha          1948-49 09/26/26 - 02/03/02 75
Al McGuire          1951-54 09/07/28 - 01/25/01 72 Brookfield, WI - leukemia
Dick McGuire        1949-60 01/25/26 - 02/03/10 84 Huntington, NY - aortic aneurysm
Kennedy McIntosh    1971-75 01/21/49 - 03/06/09 60 Los Angeles, CA - stroke
Bones McKinney      1946-52 01/01/19 - 05/16/97 78 Raleigh, NC - stroke
McCoy McLemore      1964-72 04/03/42 - 04/29/09 67 Houston, TX - cancer
Jack McMahon        1952-60 12/03/28 - 06/11/89 60 Chicago, IL - heart attack
Shellie McMillon    1958-62 03/11/36 - 07/11/80 44 Chicago, IL - died in his sleep
Mal McMullen        1949-51 08/23/27 - 04/13/95 67 Kokomo, IN
Chet McNabb         1947-48 09/19/20 - 06/14/90 69
Joe McNamee         1950-52 09/04/26 - 07/16/11 84 Greenbrae, CA – natural causes
Larry McNeill       1973-79 01/31/51 - 12/29/04 53
Thales McReynolds   1965-66 06/08/43 - 07/03/88 45
George Mearns       1946-48 04/18/22 - 12/27/97 75
Dick Mehen          1947-52 05/20/22 - 12/14/86 64
Ed Melvin           1946-47 02/13/16 - 07/30/04 88 Toledo, OH - long illness
Ken Menke           1947-50 10/02/22 - 09/02/02 79
Porter Meriwether   1962-63 03/16/40 - 11/13/09 69 Chicago, IL
Stan Miasek         1946-53 08/08/24 - 10/18/89 65
Red Mihalik         1946-47 09/22/16 - 10/25/96 80 Ford City, PA - complications of Alzheimer's
Ed Mikan            1948-54 10/20/25 - 10/22/99 74
George Mikan        1946-56 06/18/24 - 06/01/05 80 Scottsdale, AZ - complications of diabetes
Al Miksis           1949-51 07/07/24 – 11/06/09 85 Eugene, OR - cancer
Nat Militzok        1946-47 05/03/23 - 05/14/09 86
Harry Miller        1946-47 07/08/23 - 04/18/07 83 Latrobe, PA - kidney failure
Jay Miller          1967-71 07/19/43 - 04/05/01 57 Tempe, AZ - heart attack
Walt Miller         1937-47 07/30/15 - 01/21/01 85 Pittsburgh, PA - complications of stroke
John Mills          1944-47 09/07/19 - 08/25/95 75
Dave Minor          1951-53 02/23/22 - 03/14/98 76
Mike Mitchell       1978-90 01/01/56 – 06/09/11 55 San Antonio, TX - cancer
Leo Mogus           1945-51 04/13/21 -   /  /75 54
Jack Molinas        1953-54 04/16/32 - 08/04/75 43 Hollywood, CA - shot to death (believed
                                                                         to be mob-related)
Wayne Molis         1966-68 04/17/43 - 03/24/02 58
Jackie Moreland     1960-70 03/11/38 - 12/19/71 33 New Orleans, LA - cancer
Elmore Morgenthaler 1947-49 08/03/22 - 11/25/97 75
Max Morris          1946-50 03/14/25 - 01/08/98 72
Joe Mullaney        1949-50 11/17/25 - 03/08/00 74 Providence, RI - cancer
Bob Mullens         1946-47 11/01/22 - 07/15/89 66
Dick Murphy         1946-47 03/10/21 - 10/22/73 52
John Murphy         1946-47 09/13/24 - 01/29/03 78
Ken Murray          1950-55 04/20/28 - 06/15/08 80 Montclair, NJ
Angelo Musi         1946-49 07/25/18 - 10/19/09 91 Bryn Mawr, PA
Bob Naber           1952-53 09/03/29 - 02/08/98 68
Jerry Nagel         1949-50 05/18/28 - 02/02/99 70
Fred Nagy           1947-49 01/03/24 - 06/05/89 65
Paul Napolitano     1947-49 02/03/23 - 06/22/97 74
Jim Neal            1953-55 05/21/30 - 10/03/11 81 Greer, SC
Al Negratti         1945-47 06/12/21 - 01/19/98 76 Green Bay, WI - cancer
Jack Nichols        1948-58 04/09/26 - 12/24/92 66 Palm Springs, CA - Heart Attack
John Niemiera       1946-50 05/26/21 - 12/27/03 82
Paul Noel           1947-52 08/17/24 - 11/16/05 81 Versailles, KY
Jim Nolan           1949-50 06/09/27 - 04/19/83 55
Paul Nolen          1953-54 09/03/29 - 05/07/09 79
John Norlander      1946-51 03/05/21 - 03/06/02 81
George Nostrand     1946-50 01/25/24 - 11/08/81 57
Stan Noszka         1945-49 09/19/20 - 11/15/91 71 Aspinwall, PA - heart attack
Mike Novak          1939-54 04/23/15 - 08/15/78 63 Red Creek, NY - heart attack
Bob O'Brien         1947-49 01/26/27 - 09/19/08 81 Castle Pines, CO 
Dermott O'Connell   1948-50 04/13/28 - 10/05/88 60
Alan Ogg            1990-93 07/05/67 - 11/01/09 42 Birmingham, AL - complications from Staph
                                                                    infection
Buddy O'Grady       1945-49 01/19/20 - 02/29/92 72 Freehold, NJ - Alzheimer's disease 
Dick O'Keefe        1947-51 09/29/23 - 12/17/06 83
Gene Ollrich        1949-50 06/30/22 - 06/16/08 85
Chuck Osborne       1961-62 01/21/39 - 04/17/79 40 Paintsville, KY - auto accident
Kevin O’Shea        1950-53 07/10/25 – 02/21/03 77 Sonoma Co., CA – heart attack
Garland O'Shields   1946-48 05/23/21 - 01/17/01 79
Wally Osterkorn     1950-55 07/06/28 - 01/11/12 83 Phoenix, AZ - Alzheimer's disease
Don Otten           1946-53 04/18/21 - 09/18/85 64
Claudell Overton    1950-53 12/16/27 - 04/29/96 78 - following triple bypass surgery
Jim Owens           1949-52 09/02/25 - 10/11/88 63
Fred Paine          1948-49 12/07/25 - 10/26/04 78
Easy Parham         1948-51 12/27/21 - 10/  /82 60
Med Park            1955-60 04/11/33 - 07/23/98 65
Jack Parkinson      1949-50 03/04/24 - 05/29/97 73 Yorktown, IN - brain tumor
Doyle Parrack       1946-47 12/06/21 - 09/05/08 86 Perkins, OK
Charlie Parsley     1949-50 10/13/25 - 10/01/97 71
Marty Passaglia     1946-49 04/22/19 - 07/18/04 85
George Pastushok    1946-47 07/13/22 - 12/12/03 80
Stan Patrick        1944-50 05/05/22 - 01/01/00 77
George Patterson    1962-68 11/26/39 - 12/22/03 64
Steve Patterson     1971-76 06/24/48 - 07/28/04 56 Phoenix, AZ - lung cancer
Tommie Patterson    1972-74 10/15/48 - 02/  /82 33 
Jerry Paulson       1957-58 07/21/35 - 03/06/86 50
John Payak          1949-53 11/20/26 - 02/27/09 82 Toledo, OH
Mel Payton          1951-53 07/16/26 - 05/12/01 74
Henry Pearcy        1946-47 07/21/22 - 01/11/02 79
Jake Pelkington     1940-49 01/03/16 - 05/01/82 66
Bob Peterson        1953-56 01/25/32 – 07/30/11 79 San Jose, CA - cancer
Ed Peterson         1948-51 06/27/24 - 03/20/84 59 Syracuse, NY - after a long illness
Drazen Petrovic*    1989-93 10/22/64 - 06/07/93 28 Ingolstadt, GER - auto accident
Andy Phillip        1947-58 03/07/22 - 04/28/01 79 Rancho Mirage, CA - congestive heart failure
Bobby Phills*       1991-00 12/20/69 - 01/12/00 30 Charlotte, NC - auto accident
John Pilch          1950-52 08/11/25 - 06/14/91 65
Dave Piontek        1956-63 08/27/34 - 05/12/04 69
Jim Pollard         1947-55 07/09/22 - 01/22/93 70 Stockton, CA - natural causes
Howard Porter       1971-78 08/31/48 - 05/26/07 58 St. Paul, MN - from beating injuries
Roy Pugh            1947-49 10/16/22 - 08/03/06 84 Jacksonville, TX 
Don Putnam          1946-50 11/13/22 - 06/26/06 83
Howie Rader         1946-49 03/29/21 - 02/02/91 69
George"Moe"Radovich 1952-53 05/05/29 - 06/18/04 75 Las Vegas, NV
Ray Ragelis         1951-52 12/10/28 - 09/19/83 54
Sherwin Raiken      1952-53 10/29/28 - 01/16/09 80
Ray Ramsey          1947-49 07/18/21 - 08/25/09 88 Springfield, IL - after lengthy illness
Sam Ranzino         1951-52 06/23/28 - 03/13/94 65
George Ratkovicz    1942-55 11/13/22 - 11/10/07 84 Webster, NY
Don Ray             1948-50 07/08/21 - 11/23/98 77
Richie Regan        1955-58 11/30/30 - 12/24/02 72 Neptune, NJ
Don Rehfeldt        1950-52 01/07/27 - 10/17/80 53 Wisconsin Rapids, WI - cancer
Chick Reiser        1943-50 12/17/14 - 07/29/96 81
John Rennicke       1951-52 08/11/29 - 12/09/07 78 Perham, MN
Bob Rensberger      1945-47 03/07/21 - 09/06/07 86
Kevin Restani       1974-82 12/23/51 - 04/25/10 58 San Francisco, CA - heart attack
John Richter        1959-60 03/12/37 - 03/  /83 46
Dick Ricketts       1955-58 12/04/33 - 03/06/88 54 Rochester, NY - leukemia
Jackie Ridgle       1971-72 02/13/48 - 08/26/98 50
Mel Riebe           1943-49 07/12/16 - 07/25/77 61 Youngstown, OH - heart attack
Goebel Ritter       1948-51 02/26/24 - 10/15/04 80
Lee Roy Robbins     1947-49 02/11/22 - 04/08/68 46 Billings, MT - shot in a holdup
Anthony Roberts     1977-84 04/15/55 - 03/29/98 42 Tulsa, OK - gun shot wounds
Bill Robinzine*     1975-82 01/20/53 - 09/16/82 29 Kansas City, MO - apparent suicide
Ephraim "Red" Rocha 1947-57 09/18/23 - 02/13/10 86 Corvallis, OR - cancer
Gene Rock           1947-48 11/04/21 - 10/31/02 80 San Diego, CA - cancer
Jack Rocker         1947-48 08/12/22 – 11/27/10 88 Bainbridge Island, WA
Guy Rodgers         1958-70 09/01/35 - 02/19/01 65 Los Angeles, CA - heart attack
Marshall Rogers     1976-77 08/27/53 – 06/15/11 57 Berkeley, MO – complications from diabetes
Al Roges            1953-55 10/25/30 - 02/23/09 78
Petey Rosenberg     1946-47 04/17/18 - 06/29/97 79
Hank Rosenstein     1946-47 06/16/20 - 02/27/10 89 Boca Raton, FL - heart failure
Irv Rothenberg      1946-49 12/31/21 - 07/18/09 87
Mickey Rottner	     1945-48 03/23/19 – 09/21/11 92 Chicago, IL
Gifford Roux  	     1946-49 06/28/23 - 08/19/11 88 Alton, IL	
Bob Royer           1949-50 10/15/27 - 05/30/73 45
Ed Sadowski         1940-50 07/11/15 - 09/18/90 75 Wall, NJ - cancer
Woody Sauldsberry   1957-66 07/11/35 - 09/03/07 72 Baltimore, MD - diabetes
Herm Schaefer       1941-50 12/20/19 - 03/21/80 60
Bob Schafer         1955-57 03/29/33 - 02/15/05 71
Ben Scharnus        1946-49 12/11/17 - 03/19/82 64
Marv Schatzman      1949-50 02/18/27 - 09/19/06 79
Fred Schaus         1949-54 06/30/25 - 02/10/10 84 Morgantown, WV
Dwayne Schintzius   1990-99 10/14/68 - 04/15/12 44 Gainesville, FL - complications from leukemia 
Otto Schnellbacher  1948-49 04/15/23 - 03/10/08 84 Topeka, KS - cancer
Howie Schultz       1946-53 07/03/22 - 10/30/09 87 Eden Prairie, MN - cancer
Dick Schulz         1942-50 01/03/17 - 06/26/98 81
Fred Scolari        1946-55 03/01/22 - 10/17/02 80 San Ramon, CA - injuries after a fall at home
Malik Sealy*        1992-00 02/01/70 - 05/20/00 30 Minneapolis, MN - auto accident
Glen Selbo          1947-51 03/29/26 - 05/29/95 69
Jim Seminoff        1946-50 09/01/22 - 06/12/01 78 Mission Viejo, CA - during emergency 
                                                                        heart surgery
George Senesky      1946-54 04/04/22 - 06/25/01 78 Mahanoy City, PA - during surgical procedure
Paul Seymour        1946-60 01/30/28 - 05/05/98 70 Jensen Beach, FL - heart disease
Carl Shaeffer       1949-51 10/25/24 - 10/25/74 50
Earl Shannon        1946-49 11/23/21 - 07/08/02 80 Warwick, RI – heart attack while playing golf
Charlie Share       1950-60 03/14/27 - 06/07/12 85 Chesterfield, MO - after a brief illness
Ron Shavlik         1956-58 12/04/33 - 06/27/83 49 Raleigh, NC - cancer
Fred Sheffield      1946-47 11/05/23 – 12/08/09 86 Tustin, CA
Charley Shipp       1937-50 12/03/13 - 03/21/88 74
Larry Siegfried     1961-72 05/22/39 - 10/14/10 71 Cleveland, OH - complications after heart
                                                                                      attack
Ralph Siewert       1946-47 12/31/23 - 11/21/90 66
Mike Silliman       1970-71 05/05/44 - 06/16/00 56 Louisville, KY - heart attack
Connie Simmons      1946-56 03/15/25 - 04/15/89 64
John Simmons        1946-48 07/07/24 - 08/01/08 84 Farmingdale, NY
Bob Sims            1961-68 10/09/38 - 03/21/06 67
Emilio“Zeke”Sinicola1951-54 01/25/29 – 06/06/11 82 New York, NY – after a brief illness
Jeff Slade          1962-63 03/01/41 - 02/11/12 70 Toledo, OH
Jim Slaughter       1951-52 05/13/28 - 08/03/99 71 Central, SC - cancer
Belus Smawley       1946-52 03/20/18 - 04/24/03 85
Jack Smiley         1947-50 12/22/21 - 07/30/00 78 Des Moines, IA
Deb Smith           1946-47 01/07/20 - 02/25/09 89
Derek Smith         1982-91 11/01/61 - 08/10/96 34 aboard a cruise ship - respiratory arrest
Don Smith           1942-49 07/27/20 - 03/01/96 75
Don Smith           1974-75 10/10/51 - 03/09/04 52
Ed Smith            1953-54 07/05/29 - 11/25/98 69 Marietta, GA
Phil Smith          1974-83 04/22/52 - 07/29/02 50 San Francisco, CA - bone marrow cancer
Randy Smith         1971-83 12/12/48 - 06/04/09 60 Uncasville, CT - massive heart
                                                                    attack while exercising
Joe Smyth           1953-54 05/22/29 - 06/10/99 70
George Sobek        1945-50 02/10/20 - 04/09/90 70
Ron Sobieszcyk      1956-63 09/21/34 - 10/23/09 75 - degenerative brain disease
Dave Sorenson       1970-73 07/08/48 - 07/09/02 54 Findlay, OH - cancer
Odie Spears         1948-57 06/26/25 - 03/28/85 59 Louisville, KY
Art Spector         1946-50 10/17/20 - 06/18/87 66
Lou Spicer          1946-47 11/12/22 - 06/23/81 58
Art Spoelstra       1954-58 09/11/32 - 04/09/08 75 Evansville, IN
Jim Spruill         1948-49 02/26/23 - 01/08/06 82
Ed Stanczak         1946-51 08/15/21 - 05/30/04 82
Larry Staverman     1958-64 10/11/36 - 07/12/07 70 Newport, KY - after a long illness
Jack Stephens       1955-56 05/18/33 – 08/31/11 78 Peoria, IL
Barry Stevens       1992-93 01/17/63 - 02/21/07 43 Gary, IN - heart attack while working out
Tom Stith           1962-63 01/21/39 - 06/13/10 71 Melville, NY - cancer
Maurice Stokes      1955-58 06/17/33 - 04/06/70 36 Cincinnati, OH - heart ailment
Paul Stovall        1972-74 08/16/48 - 01/09/78 29 San Diego, CA - motorcycle accident
Joe Strawder        1965-68 09/21/40 - 08/24/05 64
Roger Strickland    1963-64 09/04/40 – 02/09/11 70 Jacksonville, FL - cancer
Stan Stutz          1946-49 04/14/20 - 10/28/75 55 New Rochelle, NY - heart ailment
Gary Suiter         1970-71 01/18/45 - 10/23/82 37 Rio Rancho, NM – shot over gambling debt
Don Sunderlage      1953-55 12/20/29 - 07/15/61 31 Lake Geneva, WI - auto accident
Dick Surhoff        1952-54 11/16/29 - 05/01/87 57
Ben Swain           1958-59 12/06/30 - 06/19/08 77 Houston, TX - cancer 
Dan Swartz          1961-63 12/23/31 - 04/03/97 65
Wallace"Buck"Sydnor 1946-47 09/19/21 - 09/17/03 81
Sid Tanenbaum       1947-49 10/08/25 - 09/04/86 60 Far Rockaway, NY - stabbed in the back
                                                                      during an argument
Carlos Terry        1980-83 06/22/56 - 03/12/89 32 Prince George County, MD - auto accident
Terry Thomas        1975-76 08/20/53 - 10/26/98 45
Mel Thurston        1946-48 01/16/19 - 10/08/97 78 Lockport, NY
Hal Tidrick         1944-49 08/04/15 - 04/02/74 58
Jack Tingle         1947-49 12/30/24 - 09/22/58 33 Louisville, KY - cancer
Wayman Tisdale	     1985-97 06/09/64 - 05/15/09 44 Tulsa, OK -  bone cancer		
Mike Todorovich     1947-51 06/11/23 - 06/24/00 77  - heart attack
Andy Tonkovich      1948-49 11/01/22 - 09/02/06 83 Inverness, FL
Jack Toomay         1947-50 08/09/22 - 03/12/08 85 Carlsbad, CA - peritonitis
Irv Torgoff         1939-49 03/06/17 - 10/21/93 76
Bill Tosheff        1951-54 06/02/26 - 10/01/11 85 Koloa, HI - rectal cancer
Bob Tough           1945-50 08/28/20 - 07/07/99 78
George Trapp        1971-77 07/11/48 - 01/21/02 53 Detroit, MI - stabbed by roommate
Tractor Traylor     1998-05 02/01/77 - 05/11/11 34 San Juan, PR – heart attack
Al Tucker           1967-72 02/24/43 - 05/07/01 58 Dayton, OH
Mel Turpin          1984-90 12/28/60 - 07/08/10 49 Lexington, KY - suicide
Jack Twyman         1955-66 05/11/34 - 05/30/12 78 Cincinnati, OH - blood cancer
Charlie Tyra        1957-63 08/16/35 - 12/29/06 71
Hal Uplinger        1953-54 09/30/29 – 02/01/11 81 Los Angeles, CA – bone cancer
Bill Van Breda Kolff1946-50 10/28/22 - 08/22/07 84 Spokane, WA - after long illness
Norm Van Lier       1969-79 04/01/47 - 02/26/09 61 Chicago, IL - heart problems
Gene Vance          1947-52 02/25/23 - 02/16/12 88 Champaign, IL
Nick Vanos*         1985-87 04/13/63 - 08/16/87 24 Detroit, MI - plane crash
Virgil Vaughn       1946-48 05/15/18 - 02/26/07 88  
Floyd Volker        1947-50 06/21/21 - 01/05/95 73
Clint Wager         1943-50 01/20/20 - 02/29/96 76 Excelsior, MN
Danny Wagner        1947-50 08/01/22 - 12/27/97 75
Brady Walker        1948-52 03/15/21 - 11/30/07 86   
Horace Walker       1961-62 04/07/37 - 06/07/01 64
Jimmy Walker        1967-76 04/08/44 - 07/02/07 63 Kansas City, MO - lung cancer
Mike "Red" Wallace  1946-47 07/12/18 - 07/07/77 58
Jim Walsh           1957-58 08/29/30 - 03/04/76 45 San Francisco, CA - after operation
Perry Warbington    1974-75 09/05/52 - 11/09/08 56
Jim Ware            1966-69 05/02/44 - 01/  /86 41
Ben Warley          1963-70 02/04/36 - 04/05/02 66
Bob Warlick         1965-70 03/20/41 - 09/06/05 64
Nick Weatherspoon   1973-80 07/20/50 - 10/17/08 58 Canton, OH - natural causes
Forest "Jake" Weber 1945-47 03/18/18 - 01/06/90 71
Marvin Webster      1975-87 04/13/52 - 04/06/09 56 Tulsa, OK - coronary artery disease
Ralph Wells         1962-63 09/03/40 - 08/02/68 27 Chicago, IL - drowned
Ray Wertis          1946-48 07/30/23 - 01/19/06 82  
Skippy Whitaker     1954-55 08/29/30 - 08/  /90 59
Win Wilfong         1957-61 03/18/33 - 05/18/85 52 Lincoln, IL - cancer
Ron "Fritz"Williams 1968-76 09/24/44 - 04/04/04 59 
Ward Williams       1948-49 06/26/23 - 12/17/05 82
John Williamson     1973-81 11/10/52 - 11/30/96 44 New Haven, CT - kidney complications 
                                                                      from diabetes
Lee Winfield        1969-76 02/04/47 – 02/04/11 64 St. Louis, MO – colon cancer
Mark Workman        1952-54 03/10/30 - 12/21/83 53 Brandon, FL - cancer                 
Orlando Woolridge   1981-94 12/16/59 - 05/31/12 52 Mansfield, LA - heart failure
Lorenzen Wright     1996-09 11/04/75 - 07/29/10 34 Memphis, TN - found shot,believed murdered
George Yardley      1953-62 11/03/28 - 08/12/04 75 Newport Beach, CA - Lou Gehrig's disease
Max Zaslofsky       1946-56 12/07/25 - 10/15/85 59 New Hyde Park, NY - leukemia
Bob Zawoluk         1952-55 10/13/30 - 01/09/07 76 Spring Valley, NY - heart attack
Gary Zeller         1970-72 11/20/47 - 02/05/96 51
Hank Zeller         1946-47 07/10/18 - 09/22/04 86 Pittsburgh, PA
Matt Zunic          1947-49 12/19/19 - 12/15/06 86 Lecanto, FL - natural causes

FORMER ABL PLAYERS
Jack Ardon          1962-63 10/13/39 - 02/18/00 60
Sam Barnard         1961-62 12/28/37 - 05/23/03 65 Oshkosh, WI
John Berberich      1961-62 04/08/38 - 06/19/02 64 Bellevue, WA - heart attack
Bucky Bolyard       1961-63 08/20/37 - 09/30/01 64 Keyser, WV                 
Frank Burgess       1961-62 03/09/35 - 03/26/10 75 Tacoma, WA - cancer
Jeff Cohen          1961-62 10/06/39 – 06/23/78 38 Switzerland - cancer
Charlie Curtis      1961-63 10/22/37 - 10/31/04 67
James "Gus" Guydon  1961-62 10/16/38 - 02/18/03 64 Columbia, SC - after long illness
Charlie Hadden      1961-63 07/06/33 - 10/10/64 31 Downey, CA - coma following auto accident
Grady McCollum      1961-63   /  /38 - ??                                     
R.C. Owens          1961-62 11/12/34 - 06/  /12 77 Manteca, CA
Max Perry           1961-62 05/16/37 - 02/27/08 70 Raleigh, NC - cancer
George Pruitt       1961-63 06/18/36 - 12/16/07 71 Chicago, IL - following heart surgery
Nick Romanoff       1961-63 12/02/33 - 11/17/99 65 
Alan Seiden         1961-62 05/01/37 - 05/03/08 71 Jamaica Estates, NY - complications of a stroke
Bill Spivey         1961-63 03/19/29 - 05/08/95 66 Quepos, CRC - natural causes  
Jack Sullivan       1961-62 07/27/35 - 09/16/10 75 Baltimore, MD - septic shock
Bryce Vann          1961-63 12/21/34 - 06/03/04 69
John Wessels        1961-62 02/13/38 - 12/03/94 66 
Dale Wise           1961-62 11/05/39 - 01/04/02 62


FORMER NPBL PLAYERS

Francis"Tiny"Allen  1950-51   /  /24 - 04/16/57 33 Anderson, IN - peritonitis after burst appendix
Alex Athas          1950-51 10/06/22 - 04/29/09 86 Metairie, LA
Clarence Brannum    1950-51 05/28/26 - 10/09/00 74                            
Russ DeVette        1950-51 07/09/23 – 11/23/09 86 Holland, MI – after a long illness
Hal England         1950-51 09/09/27 – 04/06/11 83 Parsons, KS
Bill Erickson       1950-51 06/08/28 - 09/21/87 59
Arnie Flinn         1950-51 11/18/28 - 01/27/06 77 
Ray Gaisser         1950-51 02/14/23 - 05/24/07 84
John Givens         1950-51 05/12/26 - 12/08/09 83 Louisville, KY
Rallo Johnson       1950-51 04/16/26 – 01/19/08 81
Walt Kersulis       1950-51 11/08/26 - 04/14/73 46                            
George Latham       1950-51 08/20/27 – 02/15/99 71 
Joe Nelson          1950-51 03/16/27 – 07/20/09 82 Spanish Fork, UT – after a short illness
Cas Ostrowski       1950-51 07/24/24 - 03/02/00 75 - heart attack
Mack Suprunowicz    1950-51 01/17/27 - 06/04/10 83 Bay City, Mi - after a long illness
Warren Switzer      1950-51 07/04/25 - 05/  /72 47
Bill Tom            1950-51 08/20/27 - 06/29/04 76
Bob Vollers         1950-51 05/15/28 - 02/  /78 49
Stan Weber          1950-51 07/28/25 – 01/08/11 85 

FORMER PBLA PLAYERS

Rex Barney          1947-48 12/19/24 - 08/12/97 72 Baltimore, MD - found dead at home
Pete Fogo           1947-48 10/04/21 - 04/01/99 77                            
Andy Gonczi         1947-48 03/26/21 - 02/21/07 85
Hy Grimmer          1947-48 08/03/21 – 08/  /74 53
Garland Head        1947-48 10/16/21 - 03/13/91 69                            
Merrill Hubbard     1947-48 10/19/25 - 12/03/02 77                            
Al Ingerman         1947-48 12/04/25 – 04/05/10 84
Jim Kaeding         1947-48 11/04/22 - 08/20/90 67                           
Julius Kasner       1947-48 10/23/17 - 02/15/07 89
Bill Krall          1947-48 10/21/21 - 07/  /87 65
Ed Kupper           1947-48 11/19/23 - 11/  /78 55
Emil Lussow         1947-48 03/12/22 - 01/  /89 66                            
Dick Lynch          1947-48 03/12/24 - 04/25/04 80
Jack Mahnen         1947-48 04/23/24 – 08/  /85 61
Albert “Babe” Mazza 1947-48 02/06/22 – 09/12/08 86 Mount Vernon, OH
Allie Paine         1947-48 07/22/19 - 03/22/08 89
Harry Shor          1947-48 06/08/23 – 10/15/94 71
Cy Singer           1947-48 05/07/17 - 07/  /92 75
Harmon Walters      1947-48 11/14/21 - 12/05/98 77

Harmon Walters      1947-48 11/14/21 - 12/05/98 77


FORMER ABA PLAYERS

Matthew Aitch       1967-68 09/21/44 - 04/04/07 62 Lansing, MI
Mike Barrett        1972-77 09/05/43 – 08/09/11 67 Nashville, TN - cancer
Bill Bradley        1967-68 06/16/41 - 06/05/02 60
Jim Bradley         1973-76 03/16/52 - 02/20/82 29 Portland, OR - shot to death
Roger Brown         1967-75 05/22/42 - 03/04/97 54 Indianapolis, IN - liver cancer
Dick Clark          1967-69 01/05/44 - 09/04/88 44
Clyde Dickey        1974-75 12/14/51 - 01/30/03 51 Fort Wayne, IN             
Dwaine Dillard      1975-76 03/09/49 - 06/25/08 59
Jerry Dover         1971-72 10/16/49 - 03/17/00 50                            
Bobby Joe Edmonds   1967-70 03/08/41 - 11/12/91 50
Larry Finch         1973-75 02/16/51 - 04/02/11 60 Memphis, TN 
Jim Hadnot          1962-68 01/15/40 - 08/15/98 58
Joe Hamood          1967-68 09/07/43 - 08/19/70 26 Dearborn, MI - auto accident
Billy Harris        1974-75 11/21/51 - 01/03/10 58 Chicago, IL - stroke
Jim Hayes           1970-71 02/18/48 - 03/11/09 61
Merv Jackson	     1968-73 08/15/46 - 06/07/12 65 Chicago, IL  
Tony Jackson        1961-69 11/07/42 - 10/28/05 62 Brooklyn, NY - cancer              
Julius Keye         1969-75 09/05/46 - 09/13/84 38 Marietta, GA - head injuries after fall
                                                            caused by an epileptic seizure
Edgar Lacey         1968-69 08/02/44 – 03/22/11 66 Sacramento, CA – in his sleep  
Bob Lackey          1972-74 04/04/49 - 06/04/02 53 Evanston, IL - cancer                           
Wendell Ladner*     1970-75 10/06/48 - 06/24/75 26 Queens, NY - plane crash
Jim Ligon           1967-74 02/22/44 - 04/17/04 60 Louisville, KY             
Mike Maloy          1970-73 05/10/49 - 02/03/09 59 Vienna, AUT - influenza
Dewitt Menyard      1967-68 05/24/44 - 05/21/09 64
Rich Parks          1967-68 10/26/43 - 08/  /78 34
John Postley        1967-68 05/30/40 - 07/  /70 30
Austin"Red"Robbins  1967-75 09/30/44 - 11/18/09 65 Metairie, LA - cancer
Reggie Royals       1974-75 06/13/50 - 04/16/09 58
Pierre Russell      1971-73 12/13/49 - 06/12/95 45
Al Sanders          1972-73 01/01/50 - 05/04/94 44
Les Selvage         1967-70 03/07/43 - 06/15/91 48 St. Louis, MO - after short illness
Don Sidle           1968-72 06/21/46 - 05/25/87 40
Walt Simon          1967-74 12/01/39 - 10/10/97 57 Louisville, KY - brain cancer
Willie Sojourner    1971-75 09/10/48 - 10/20/05 57 ITA - auto accident      
Ken Spain           1970-71 10/06/46 - 10/15/90 44 Houston, TX - cancer
George Stone        1968-72 02/09/46 - 12/  /93 47
W.D. "Red" Stroud   1967-68 05/02/41 - 03/22/08 66 Jackson, MS - leukemia
George Sutor        1967-70 09/14/43 – 08/29/11 67 Eau Claire, WI – from injuries in ATV accident
Levern Tart         1967-71 06/01/42 - 06/22/10 68 Island Park, NY - prostate cancer
Floyd Theard        1969-70 09/05/44 - 04/11/85 40 Denver, CO - heart attack
Tom Washington      1967-73 04/21/44 - 11/20/04 60 McKeesport, PA - heart attack
Al Williams         1970-71 02/14/48 - 07/02/07 59 Decatur, GA - cancer
Lonnie Wright	     1967-72 01/23/44 - 03/23/12 67 South Orange, NJ - congestive heart failure


FORMER NBL PLAYERS

Glenn“Sparky”Adams  1938-40 04/14/17 – 03/31/11 93 Newberry, SC
Neal Adams          1942-43 01/21/19 - 10/27/98 79
Warren Ajax         1947-48 05/12/21 - 12/19/04 83 Hot Springs Village, AR
Merle Alexander     1938-39 09/02/07 - 02/02/87 79 Leesburg, FL
Leonard Alterman    1948-49 03/08/22 - 02/06/09 86 Denver, CO 
Al Alvarez          1941-42 10/05/12 - 03/17/95 82
Bob Alwin           1942-43 08/12/20 - 10/08/03 83
Ralph Amsden        1940-41 01/01/17 - 11/02/88 71
Ernie Andres        1939-48 01/11/18 - 09/19/08 90 Bradenton, FL
Gerry Archibald     1937-39 08/22/07 - 11/  /90 83
Scott Armstrong     1937-42 10/21/13 - 08/20/97 83
Stan Arnzen         1937-38 08/08/14 - 04/  /77 62
Carl Austing        1937-38 04/25/10 - 03/25/92 81
Frank Baird         1937-42 04/10/12 - 03/20/07 94
Herb Ball           1940-41 07/27/18 - 04/18/00 81
Lou Barle           1939-43 06/23/16 - 12/30/96 80
Shannie Barnett     1942-43 02/08/19 - 07/02/91 72
Virgil Batterman    1939-40 04/01/18 - 01/05/99 80
Byron Bell          1938-39 06/09/14 - 10/18/08 94 Bettendorf, IA
Ray Bellingham      1945-46 10/29/16 - 12/21/98 82
Wes Bennett         1937-39 03/31/13 - 08/20/02 89 Solvang, CA
Beanie Berens       1937-38 02/26/13 - 05/  /79 66
Connie Mack Berry   1939-46 04/19/15 - 06/24/80 65 Fayetteville, NC
Don Betourne        1937-38 02/27/15 - 03/18/02 87
Paul "Polly" Birch  1938-46 01/04/10 - 06/05/82 72 Pittsburgh, PA
Emmet Birk          1938-39 03/21/14 - 11/06/00 86
Jim Birr            1938-46 08/22/16 - 06/08/06 89 Naples, FL
Ralph Bishop        1948-49 10/01/15 - 10/  /74 59
Thermon Blacklidge  1941-42 03/19/20 - 07/06/72 52 Jackson, MS - after an illness
Chuck Bloedorn      1937-40 05/28/12 - 05/20/98 85
Bruce Boehler       1945-46 07/08/17 - 07/  /87 70
Bob Bolyard         1946-49 12/04/20 - 05/21/09 88 Fort Wayne, IN
Herb Bonn           1937-39   /  /14 - 03/  /43 29 South Pacific - missing in action WWII          
Al Bonniwell        1937-39 10/06/11 - 03/08/02 90
Wally Borrevik      1947-48 11/14/21 - 12/09/88 67
Wyatt"Sonny"Boswell 1942-43   /  /15 - 10/19/64 49 Chicago, IL - heart attack
Lou Boudreau        1938-39 07/17/17 - 08/10/01 84 Olympia Fields, IL - cardiac arrest
Irving Brenner      1944-47 05/31/13 - 01/20/91 77
Hilary Brown        1942-43 07/30/12 - 02/08/91 78
Marshall Brown      1945-46 06/28/18 - 08/20/08 90 Nacogdoches, TX
Wm. "Rookie" Brown  1948-49 02/15/25 - 05/23/71 46 Neptune, NJ - cancer
Jerry Bush          1938-48 09/06/14 - 10/27/76 62 Lincoln, NE - heart attack
Bob Calihan         1940-49 08/02/18 - 09/  /89 71
Keith Carey         1947-48 03/05/20 - 02/15/99 78 
Dan Carnevale       1937-38 02/08/18 - 12/29/05 87 Buffalo, NY
Tony Carp           1939-40 03/02/11 - 05/  /60 49
Frank Carswell      1947-48 11/06/19 - 10/16/98 78
George Chestnut     1937-40 09/27/11 - 09/  /83 72 Warren, OH
Chuck Chuckovits    1939-42 07/10/12 - 08/12/91 79
Ralph Churchfield   1944-45 01/01/18 - 10/07/95 77
Hal Cihlar          1943-44 07/06/14 - 08/21/95 81
Doyle Cofer         1948-49 01/08/23 - 01/15/99 76 Noblesville, IN - construction accident
Bob Colburn         1937-38 03/23/11 - 02/03/01 89 Hubbard, OH - long illness
Marv Colen          1939-40 03/08/15 - 05/14/89 74
Ted Cook            1947-49 02/06/22 - 05/02/90 68 Birmingham, AL
Ed Costain          1946-47 11/04/23 - 09/30/09 85
George Crowe        1948-49 03/22/21 – 01/18/11 89 Rancho Cordova, CA – after series of strokes
Leo Crowe           1937-38 04/12/12 - 04/24/66 54 Newport, RI - after brief illness
Cookie Cunningham   1937-38 02/04/05 - 11/03/95 90 Leesburg, FL
Ed Danckner         1938-49 03/14/14 - 10/03/91 77
Les Deaton          1947-49 09/23/23 - 11/18/89 66
Rudy Debnar         1941-46 05/09/16 - 05/  /82 66
Louis "Pick" Dehner 1938-39 08/29/14 - 04/  /87 72
Harold Dembo        1939-40 12/24/15 - 05/24/06 90
Bill DeVenzio       1947-48 08/02/24 - 01/01/69 44 Pittsburgh, PA
Whitey Dienelt      1946-47 04/28/21 - 01/12/90 68
Gus Doerner         1942-47 02/27/22 - 12/10/01 80 Evansville, IN
Robert"Duck"Dowell  1937-38 08/14/12 - 11/27/03 91 Yucca Valley, CA - natural causes
Bob Dro             1941-42 10/12/18 - 05/04/06 87
Beryl Drummond      1937-47 06/16/18 - 04/26/82 63
Paul DuCharme       1940-41 08/27/17 – 10/12/85 68 Akron, OH
Jack Dugger         1946-47 01/13/23 - 02/23/88 65 Charlotte, NC
Dave Dupee          1938-39 03/30/16 - 11/18/08 92
Bob Dykstra         1946-48 05/31/22 - 11/18/94 72
Floyd Ebaugh        1938-42 05/30/14 - 06/  /80 66
Leroy Edwards       1937-49 04/11/14 - 08/25/71 57 Lawrence, IN - heart attack
Don Elser           1941-42 08/04/13 - 10/18/68 55 Gary, IN - heart attack in car
Warner Engdahl      1941-46 07/02/18 - 05/  /85 66
Ed Erban            1941-47 07/06/21 - 05/17/08 86 Stillwater, MN 
Mark Ertel          1941-42 02/26/19 - 03/01/10 91
Byron Evard         1937-38 03/27/08 - 12/  /83 75
Ken Exel            1946-48 09/12/20 – 07/07/06 85
Teddy Falda         1940-41 01/02/20 - 09/07/96 76
Fred Fechtman       1937-38 08/10/10 - 07/11/91 80
Wilson Fitts        1937-39 06/16/15 - 02/23/05 89 Topeka, KS
Gordon Flick        1943-49 08/13/21 - 03/22/06 84 0ceanside, CA - heart failure
Len Ford            1948-49 02/18/26 - 03/13/72 46 Detroit, MI - heart attack
Steve Fowdy         1938-39 09/06/15 - 01/23/95 79
Chet Francis        1945-46 05/01/18 - 01/23/02 83
Nick Frascella      1938-41 07/06/14 - 04/09/00 85
Ted Fritsch         1944-47 10/31/20 - 10/04/79 58 Green Bay, WI
Dick Furey          1946-48 03/08/25 - 06/08/98 73
Laddie Gale         1939-40 04/22/17 - 07/29/96 79 Gold Beach, OR
Lowell Galloway     1946-47 07/07/21 - 02/  /79 57
William "Pop" Gates 1946-49 08/30/17 - 12/02/99 82 New York, NY - heart attack
Bob Gauchat         1946-47 03/05/21 - 10/28/71 50
Johnny Gee          1946-47 12/07/15 - 01/23/88 72 Cortland, NY
Hal Gensichen       1947-48 01/02/21 - 04/27/90 69
Hymie Ginsburg      1937-39 03/23/14 - 03/  /86 71
Jackie Goldsmith    1947-48 01/21/21 - 02/15/68 47
Erwin "Moose" Graf  1938-43 07/28/17 - 10/12/05 88
Otto Graham         1945-46 12/06/21 - 12/17/03 82 Sarasota, FL - heart aneurysm
Cortez Gray         1942-43 03/07/16 - 07/28/96 80
Al Grenert          1945-48 07/08/19 - 08/09/02 83 Rockport, ME - long illness
Ace Gruenig         1948-49 03/12/13 - 08/11/58 45 Del Norte, CO - heart attack
Nick Grunzweig      1946-47 07/21/18 - 02/10/07 89
Ken Gunning         1937-46 06/04/14 - 04/02/91 76
Bill Haarlow        1937-38 05/05/13 - 11/21/03 89
Roy Hamann          1937-39 08/19/11 - 05/07/05 93 Yankton, SD
Bill Hapac          1940-48 01/26/18 - 03/09/67 49 Chicago, IL
Pierre"Huck"Hartman*1944-46   /  /21 - 03/26/46 25 Sharon, PA - pneumonia
Robert Hassmiller   1939-42 12/17/16 - 09/  /80 63
Pete Hecomovich     1940-41 06/13/18 - 05/21/93 74
George Hesik        1938-42 06/15/13 - 04/18/94 80
James Hilgemann     1937-42 12/22/16 - 08/  /67 50
Mort Hill           1946-47 10/04/22 - 10/06/77 55
Joel Hitt           1939-40 12/30/16 - 06/02/03 86
Johnny Hoekstra     1937-38 11/07/17 - 10/25/06 89 Grand Rapids, MI
Bobby Holm          1944-49 01/22/19 - 04/14/02 83
Claude "Ife" Holmes 1937-38 08/15/05 - 01/27/85 79 Fort Wayne, IN
Bill Hosket         1937-38 02/19/11 - 12/29/56 45 Dayton, OH - leukemia
Lee Huber           1941-42 02/16/19 - 09/22/05 86 Orlando, FL - heart attack
Roosie Hudson       1942-43 07/15/15 - 02/  /85 69
Marv Huffman        1940-41 03/14/17 - 05/  /83 66
Vern Huffman        1938-39 12/18/14 - 03/18/95 80 Bloomington, IN - long illness
Harold Hull         1941-42 05/16/20 - 05/05/88 68
Dar Hutchins        1939-41 12/09/15 - 10/  /85 69
John Isaacs         1948-49 09/15/15 - 01/26/09 93 Bronx, NY - after a stroke
Lou Jagnow          1939-40 07/31/10 - 03/26/07 96
Charlie Joachim     1946-48 07/21/20 - 03/17/02 81
Bill Jones          1942-43 02/03/14 - 04/09/06 91 Los Angeles, CA
Casey Jones         1942-43 06/14/15 - 04/02/02 86
Tony Kaseta         1947-49 09/09/23 - 01/19/95 71
Jack Keller         1941-43   /  /23 - 05/02/12 89 Fort Wayne, IN
Bob Kessler         1937-39 11/25/14 - 09/05/01 86
Dolly King          1946-49 11/15/16 - 01/29/69 51 Binghamton, NY - heart attack
Dick Klein          1945-46 09/16/20 - 10/10/00 80 Greenville, SC - in his sleep
Otto Kolar          1938-42 12/07/11 - 04/10/95 83
John Kotz           1945-46 03/27/19 - 05/08/99 80
Vic Krafft          1948-49 06/03/19 - 11/21/91 72
Joe Kruse           1937-38 09/09/14 - 01/18/03 88 Cincinnati, OH - pedestrian hit by car
Ray Krzoska         1942-45 10/28/18 - 04/05/06 87 Milwaukee, WI - Alzheimer's disease
Vito Kubilus        1943-44 06/29/14 - 11/  /86 72
Les Kuplic          1938-40 09/23/11 - 07/22/68 56 Sheboygan Falls, WI - heart attack
Ed Kweller          1937-39 01/27/15 - 04/01/03 88
Nick Lalich         1945-46 05/08/16 - 05/11/01 85 Baltimore, MD - esophageal cancer
Gene Lalley         1948-49 08/16/22 - 12/  /72 50
Emerald"Buck"Lamme  1937-38 07/02/05 - 09/04/57 52 Columbus, OH
Rube Lautenschlager 1938-47 09/07/15 - 01/05/92 76
Tim Lawry           1937-38 08/01/11 - 09/19/99 88
Sew Leeka           1937-38 09/15/07 - 10/  /85 78
John Lenhart        1937-38 12/04/15 - 09/24/91 75
Joe Leson           1938-39   /  /12 -     ?
Ed Lewinski         1945-49 09/10/18 - 04/15/62 44
Karl Lillge         1939-40 07/17/17 - 04/17/94 96
Leroy Lins          1937-38 06/21/13 - 08/  /86 73
Frank Linskey       1937-41 08/18/13 - 07/03/99 86
Charles Lonsdorf    1938-39 03/22/05 - 12/  /87 82
Del Loranger        1946-49 03/17/20 - 03/24/03 83
Gene Lorendo        1942-43 12/07/21 - 04/15/01 79
George "Sam" Loucks 1937-38 07/09/15 - 08/04/92 77
Bob MacLeod         1939-40 10/15/17 - 01/13/03 85
Paul Maki           1941-42 02/01/18 - 09/04/74 56 Sheboygan, WI - long illness
George Malackany    1937-39 05/03/13 - 12/20/83 70
Ed Malanowicz       1937-38 12/30/10 - 09/  /67 56
Johnny Malokas      1944-46 08/01/16 - 04/16/00 84
Joel Mason          1942-43 03/12/12 - 10/31/95 83 Detroit, MI
Bill McCahan        1946-47 06/07/21 - 07/03/86 65 Fort Wayne, TX
Paul McCall         1945-46 10/10/20 - 09/19/97 76
Gordon McComb       1939-40 08/01/17 - 09/  /72 55
Bobby McDermott     1932-51 01/07/14 - 10/14/63 49 Yonkers, NY - security guard at Yorkers
                                                   Raceway who died two weeks after being
                                                   injured in a auto accident there.
Robert McElliott    1938-39 07/10/15 - 02/  /75 59
Vince McGowan       1937-45 08/12/13 - 04/  /82 68
Curt McMahon        1937-38 01/26/15 - 04/  /78 63
Mike McMichael      1938-39 07/04/15 - 11/13/97 82
Dean Mealy          1937-40 05/07/15 - 04/  /73 57
Gene Mechling       1937-38 03/24/09 - 01/26/75 65 Venice, FL
John "Chick" Meehan 1946-48 01/09/17 - 04/09/04 86 Kingston, NY - natural causes
Bernie Mehen        1946-48 09/19/18 - 05/11/07 88 Sylvania, OH
Ted Migdal          1938-39 02/14/18 - 11/01/99 81
Johnny Moir         1938-46 05/22/17 - 11/15/75 58 Carlisle, PA
Donald"Dudey"Moore  1937-39 04/05/10 - 04/08/84 74 Bristol, PA - heart attack
Dale Morey          1946-47 12/01/18 - 05/14/02 83 High Point, NC - long illness
Emmett Morrison     1937-38 08/24/15 - 02/02/93 77
George Morse        1941-42   /  /19 -     ?
Ray Morstadt        1937-40 03/10/13 - 07/  /65 52
Al Moschetti        1944-45 01/01/20 - 12/10/07 87 Horseheads, NY
Paul "Pete" Mount   1946-47 03/10/25 - 02/03/90 64
Jake Nagode         1939-41 07/11/15 - 01/  /76 60
Lyle Neat           1946-47 09/29/16 - 12/05/96 80
George Nelmark      1941-48 05/  /17 – 12/04/10 93
Bobby Neu           1939-46 06/28/17 - 02/07/71 53 Elmhurst, IL - cerebral hemorrhage
Oren Nichols        1945-51 05/07/18 – 12/25/06 88 Venice, FL
Fred Nimz           1942-43 04/22/14 - 05/09/92 78 
Woody Norris        1941-48 06/18/19 - 04/25/07 87 Bloomington, IN
John Novotny        1944-45 01/29/18 - 07/14/06 88 Jeannette, PA
Paul Nowak          1938-42 03/15/14 - 01/10/83 68 Treasure Island, FL
Bob Nugent          1946-47 09/18/15 - 06/04/95 79
Jim O’Donnell       1937-38 12/03/12 – 12/  /84 72
Neil O’Donnell      1937-38 04/17/14 – 12/27/96 82
Carter"Bud"O'Rourke 1945-46 01/14/19 - 11/24/01 82     
Red Oberbruner      1941-42 10/05/18 - 09/06/91 72
Russ Ochsenhirt     1937-39 04/16/12 - 10/04/02 90
Vince Oliver        1938-39 12/28/15 - 08/28/85 69
Bernie Opper        1939-41 09/01/15 - 02/24/00 84
Eddie Oram          1939-48 10/05/14 - 12/18/04 90
Leo Osiewalski      1943-44 09/25/21 - 02/  /85 63
Jack Ozburn         1937-42 01/04/13 - 02/14/69 56 Akron, OH
Joe Patanelli       1946-48 09/18/19 - 08/18/98 78
Ray Patterson       1947-48 01/15/22 - 08/03/11 89 Sugarland, TX
Johnny Pawk         1937-39 12/23/10 - 12/28/04 94 West Chester, PA
Steve Pawk          1937-38 08/14/14 – 03/04/09 94
Pete Pederson       1939-42 10/28/10 - 09/  /82 71
Bill Perigo         1937-39 09/17/11 - 02/07/90 78
Charles Perry       1946-47 04/06/21 - 07/21/01 80 Tampa, FL
Tony Peyton         1942-43 03/03/21 - 07/23/07 86 Midland, TX
Jack"Squint"Phares  1938-39 12/31/15 - 08/16/74 58 Columbus, OH
Jack Piana          1940-41 08/06/18 - 07/10/01 82 Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Elwood Pitzer       1937-38   /  /10 - 08/22/01 81 Springfield, OH
Eric Plahn          1943-44 07/25/19 - 06/04/98 79
John Poncar         1943-44 05/12/10 - 01/  /78 67
Johnny Posewitz     1938-45 08/09/06 - 04/11/94 87 Sheboygan, WI
Joe"Scoop"Posewitz  1938-40 09/12/08 - 09/25/93 85 Sheboygan, WI
Lou Possner         1941-47 08/11/17 - 03/06/90 72
Erv Prasse          1940-46 12/01/17 - 06/18/05 87 Naperville, IL - fall - brain hemorrhage
Louis"Babe"Pressley 1942-43 09/21/16 - 09/15/65 48 Cleveland, OH - heart attack
Al Price            1942-43 09/08/17 - 11/07/11 94 South Toledo, OH
Bernie Price        1942-43 09/20/15 - 01/24/02 86 Chicago, IL - kidney failure
Cy Proffitt         1937-38 10/26/11 - 02/13/96 84
Joe Proksa          1944-45 06/30/14 - 10/25/99 85 Hagerstown, MD
Dave Quabius        1938-43 03/16/16 - 06/19/83 67 Milwaukee, WI - heart attack
Lenny Rader         1946-49 03/29/21 - 12/29/96 75
Stan Raiman         1937-38 03/22/14 - 01/30/97 82 Buffalo, NY
Bob Regh            1942-44 10/11/12 - 06/24/99 86
Ruben Reiswerg      1939-40 08/10/12 - 03/22/98 85
Marty Reiter        1937-39 08/25/11 - 02/  /86 74
Del Rice            1945-46 10/27/22 - 01/23/83 60 Buena Park, CA
Bill Riebe          1943-46 08/15/17 - 02/06/00 82
Ted Rigg            1937-38 06/07/13 – 01/01/02 88 Riderwood, MD
Ed Riska            1941-49 10/04/19 - 08/03/92 72 Missouri, TX
Julie Rivlin        1940-48 02/02/17 – 09/23/02 85
Glenn Roberts       1937-42 10/25/12 - 05/21/80 67 Kingsport, TN - colon cancer
Wyman Roberts       1937-38 09/27/15 - 12/01/87 72
Abel Rodrigues      1947-48 01/16/22 – 07/17/10 88 Saratoga, CA
Harry"Swede"Roos    1944-45 08/08/13 - 01/  /79 65
Rex Rudicel         1938-39 09/06/12 - 03/20/00 87 Muncie, IN
Clem Ruh            1940-41 10/31/15 - 10/05/73 57 Los Angeles, CA
George Rung         1945-46 05/27/16 - 09/29/96 80 North Royalton, OH
Mal Rush            1937-38 04/02/09 - 01/01/89 79 Stow, OH
Lou Rutter          1937-38 08/04/14 - 11/  /71 57 Miamisburg, OH
Frank Sachse        1943-45 07/24/17 - 10/01/89 72 Dallas, TX
Leo Sack            1937-38 05/18/14 - 01/  /87 72
Edgar"Junior"Saffer 1937-38 07/27/18 - 07/  /82 63
Bill Sattler        1946-48 08/09/16 - 07/11/71 54 Mineral City, OH - heart failure
Louie Sauer         1937-38 09/03/15 - 09/  /85 70
Rusty Saunders      1940-46 03/12/06 - 11/24/67 61 Trenton, NJ
Ted Scalissi        1947-48 10/26/21 - 01/06/87 65 Janesville, WI
Bennie Schall       1941-47 12/08/17 - 02/09/98 80
Herb Scheffler      1946-47 11/05/17 - 01/20/01 83
Ed Scheiwe          1943-45 02/25/18 - 06/19/97 79
Glenn Schlechty     1937-38 03/31/12 - 04/  /62 50
Gene Scholz         1937-38 09/28/17 - 03/09/05 87
Warren Schrage      1942-43 07/30/20 - 01/19/99 78 Dallas, TX
Al Schrecker        1944-45 07/23/17 - 01/04/00 82
Bill Schroeder      1946-47 04/11/23 - 12/09/03 80
Wilbur Schu         1946-47 12/18/22 - 11/06/80 57 Georgetown, KY - heart attack
Herm Schuessler     1938-39 07/20/14 - 07/05/97 82
Wilbur Schumacher   1945-46 03/06/20 - 09/03/71 51
Tom Sealy           1948-49 02/23/21 - 11/29/00 79
Bob Shaddock        1946-47 11/15/20 - 04/22/91 70 Corning, NY
Frank Shamel        1937-38 12/06/12 - 11/02/94 81 Sun City, AZ
Chuck Shanklin      1944-45 09/03/21 - 08/19/06 84
Frank Shannon       1946-47 11/25/17 - 12/20/05 88
Steve Sharkey       1945-48 12/30/18 - 03/15/95 76 Syracuse, NY
Bob Shaw            1945-47 05/21/21 – 04/10/11 89 Westerville, OH – after a brief illness
Ollie Shoaff        1948-49 11/10/23 - 10/05/01 77
Milas "Slim" Shoun  1937-39 10/04/04 - 10/10/83 79 Akron, OH - heart attack
Johnny Sines        1938-40 08/17/17 - 04/16/78 60 Palmetto, FL - brain tumor
Steve Sitko         1940-45 11/18/17 - 01/08/03 85
Pres Slack          1937-39 12/28/08 - 01/25/93 84
Danny Smick         1947-48 12/24/15 - 04/06/75 79 Midland, MI - heart attack
Des Smith           1946-47 03/31/18 - 06/20/00 82 Pewaukee, WI
Don Smith           1937-38 10/08/10 - 01/27/94 83
Willie Smith        1943-49 04/22/11 - 03/14/92 80
Joseph"Bello"Snyder 1937-38 02/07/12 - 05/19/98 86 Rochester, NY
Paul Sokody         1938-43 08/18/14 - 05/12/92 77 Elgin, IL
Joe Sotak           1937-41 04/22/14 - 10/  /84 70
Emil Sotnyk         1946-47 08/21/21 - 07/02/04 82 Maumee, OH - bone cancer
Ed Spotovich        1938-39 05/06/16 - 09/07/02 86 Uniontown, PA
Howard Stammler     1937-38 07/23/11 - 06/  /77 65
Joe Stampf          1944-45 12/16/19 - 04/  /85 65
Clovis Stark        1937-38 10/06/14 - 04/25/01 86
Dick Starzyk        1946-47 03/01/21 - 10/06/90 69  - lung cancer
Ed Stege            1937-38 09/04/13 - 03/  /85 71
Jerry Steiner       1945-47 01/07/18 - 02/01/12 94 Bonita Springs, FL
Art Stoefen         1946-47 08/29/14 - 01/07/95 80
Reno Strand         1938-39 05/14/09 - 06/27/88 79 Erie, PA – after an extended illness
Ted Strong          1942-43 01/02/14 - 03/01/78 64 Chicago, IL
Chet Strumillo      1944-45 05/28/24 – 07/27/10 86 Burr Ridge, IL 
Arnold Suddith      1939-40 12/26/10 - 09/  /84 73
Ken Suesens         1938-47 10/23/16 - 05/29/92 75
Bob Sullivan        1943-48 07/01/21 - 04/12/07 85
George Svendsen     1937-38 03/22/13 - 08/06/95 82 Minneapolis, MN
Everett Swank       1937-39 02/17/13 - 06/01/00 87 Greenwood, IN
Bob Synnott         1944-47 09/27/12 - 11/  /85 73
Stan Szukala        1940-47 06/12/18 - 08/30/03 85
Chelso Tamagno      1937-39 03/20/12 - 04/  /86 74
Irving Terjesen     1938-41 03/04/15 - 04/12/90 75
Ray Terzynski       1943-46 11/27/19 - 08/  /83 63
Homer Thompson      1939-47 01/16/16 - 06/19/07 91 Jeffersonville, IN
Milt Ticco          1946-48 09/22/22 - 01/26/02 79 Greenville, SC
Chet Tollstam       1940-41 09/23/18 - 12/27/03 85
John Townsend       1937-44 09/20/16 - 12/04/01 85 Indianapolis, IN
Morris Udall        1948-49 06/15/22 - 12/12/98 76 Washington, DC - Parkinson's disease
Jim Usry            1948-49 02/02/22 - 01/25/02 79 Galloway Twsp., NJ - diabetes & cancer
Augie Vander Meulen 1937-39 11/06/09 - 12/02/93 84
Matt Vaniel         1944-45 11/14/19 - 01/  /81 61
Ralph Vaughn        1940-47 02/12/18 - 06/07/98 80
Bernie Voorheis     1945-46 05/23/22 - 01/13/10 87
Frank Vukosic       1944-45 04/08/15 - 05/17/89 74
Vaughn Waddell      1948-49 09/29/10 - 03/  /80 69 Oakland, MI
Norm Wagner         1937-38 02/05/12 - 04/22/98 86
Don Warnke          1944-46 04/08/20 - 04/14/70 49 Flagstaff, AZ – heart attack
Zano Wast           1942-43 08/20/16 - 05/21/88 71 Lucas, OH
Charles"Chub"Watson 1938-39   /  /16 - 06/28/71 55 Lakeland, FL
Bob Weigandt        1938-39 02/05/14 - 02/26/08 94 Whitewater, WI
Bill Wendt          1938-39 03/20/15 - 03/12/66 50 Chicago, IL
Dean White          1946-47 05/30/23 – 06/24/92 69
John Wiethe         1937-38 10/17/12 - 05/03/89 76 Cincinnati, OH
John Wiggers        1940-41 08/06/17 – 03/14/07 89
George Wilson       1939-40 02/03/14 - 11/23/78 64 Detroit, MI
Urgel Wintermute    1939-40 07/09/17 - 10/  /77 60
Eddie Wisbar        1937-38 05/03/16 - 04/  /67 50
Herman Witasek      1937-42 10/16/13 - 07/25/63 49 Oshkosh, WI - in his sleep
Gaylord”Tarzan”
Woltzen             1937-38 06/29/05 – 07/21/95 90 
Sonny Wood          1948-49 12/31/22 - 07/11/70 47 New York, NY - brain hemorrhage
John Wooden         1937-39 10/14/10 - 06/04/10 99 Los Angeles, CA - natural causes
Loren Wright        1937-38 05/11/17 - 09/10/05 88
Tom Wukovits        1939-46 02/04/16 - 11/13/91 75
Nick Yost           1938-40 04/01/15 - 12/  /80 65
Jewell Young        1938-46 01/18/13 - 04/16/03 90 Bradenton, FL
Abe Yourist         1941-42   /  /11 - 11/09/91 80 Seattle, WA - after a fall at home
Stan Zadel          1938-40 04/08/16 - 10/21/82 66
James Zeravich      1946-47 02/17/20 - 08/16/98 78
Maurice Ziegenhorn  1941-46 11/21/18 - 08/23/70 51 Sheboygan, WI- after brief illness

EARLY PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS - OTHER LEAGUES

Player            Pro Career    Born - Died    Age Place of death - Circumstances
Jackie Adams        1906-17   /  /85 - 06/  /20 35 National Park, NJ - tuberculosis
Albert Austermuhl   1898-99 03/28/76 - 01/04/47 70 Camden, NJ - after an illness
Thomas H. Barry     c. 1915  /  /    - 04/30/35 43 Brooklyn, NY - after month's illness
Thomas Bennett              09/07/00 - 02/13/70 69 Greenville, TX - auto accident
J. William Black              /  /   - 01/14/68 69 Philadelphia, PA
George Clift*       c. 1930   /  /   - 04/23/34 29 Camden, NJ - auto accident
Fred Cooper                 03/25/74 - 01/06/55 80 Trenton, NJ
Opal Courtney                 /  /   - 12/12/99 89
John Deal                   01/21/79 - 05/09/44 65 Harrisburg, PA - heart attack
Albert Dixon                  /  /   - 12/  /01
Hank Faust                  02/12/82 - 11/07/62 80 Buffalo, NY
Ed Ferat            1900-10 07/19/80 - 05/07/50 69 Camden, NJ
Joe Fogarty                   /  /85 - 08/15/25 40 Williamsport, PA - pneumonia
Somerby Follansbee          07/21/85 - 05/  /72 86 Haverhill, PA
Harold "Bud" Foster         05/30/06 - 07/16/96 90
Flo Harvey        c.1910-23 04/17/85 - 01/07/80 94 Newport, RI 
Allie Heerdt      c.1904-19 08/09/81 - 02/04/58 76 Buffalo, NY
Harry Hough       c.1900-25 06/01/83 - 04/20/35 51 - mesenteric thrombosis
Jack Inglis         1909-17   /  /88 - 10/  /18 30 Troy, NY - influenza
Joe Kellmurray    c. 1920     /  /   - 12/06/46    Utica, NY
Edward"Moose"Krause c. 1935 02/02/13 - 12/11/92 79  - in his sleep
Harry "Bucky" Lew   c. 1902 01/04/84 - 10/22/63 79 Springfield, MA 
John Maier          c. 1905   /  /86 - 11/07/43 59 Buffalo, NY
Billy Markward      c. 1900   /  /   - 08/21/47 68 Philadelphia, PA - after long illness
Tom McCarthy                09/20/31 - 08/06/00 68 Loudonville, NY
Julius McCoy                02/21/32 - 04/04/08 76 Harrisburg, PA
Eddie Miller                09/02/88 - 02/26/69 80 Buffalo, NY
Wyoming B. Paris    c. 1930 10/03/06 - 05/21/01 94 Wichita, KS
Samuel Pitkoff              10/17/16 - 08/30/80 63 Miami, FL
John Plant         c. 1900    /  /   - 02/19/54 76 Hightstown, NJ 
Mack Posnak        c. 1935  06/23/09 - 06/20/78 67 North Miami, FL - heart attack
George Redlein     c. 1905  03/02/85 - 07/09/68 83 Buffalo, NY
Ernie Reich*        1915-22      /92 - 02/24/22 29 New York, NY - pneumonia
Bill Reid                   09/26/93 - 10/30/55 62 Hamilton, NY - heart attack
Barney Sedran       1909-20 01/28/91 - 01/14/69 78 New York, NY - heart attack
Roy Steele          c. 1910   /  /87 - 06/17/46 59 Somers Point, NJ - after long illness
Ed Wachter          1901-24 06/30/83 - 03/12/66 82 Troy, NY
Lou Wachter         1910-20 08/14/81 - 02/  /66 84
John Wendelken      c. 1900   /  /75 - 12/13/59 84 Wayne Twsp, NJ 
Dutch Wohlfarth     c. 1910 09/08/88 - 01/25/73 84 Pittsburgh, PA

EARLY PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS - ABL (1925-31)

Player            Pro Career    Born - Died    Age Place of death - Circumstances
Neil Abbatiello     ABL     08/26/22 - 07/24/05 82 Carmel, NY
Italo Ablondi       ABL     08/26/29 - 06/16/01 71 Baltimore, MD 
Paulie Adamo        ABL     01/12/07 - 02/29/72 65 
Ben Auerbach        ABL     03/01/19 – 06/18/93 74
John Azary          ABL       /  /30 - 09/15/81 51 Washington, DC 
Steve Bagarus       ABL     09/19/19 - 10/17/81 62 Gaithersburg, MD
Hank Baietti        ABL     10/01/20 - 06/26/06 85 
Oscar Baldwin       ABL     01/07/26 - 10/31/05 79 Greentown, PA
Matty Begovich      ABL     10/02/10 - 11/20/66 56 Miami Beach, FL - after heart attack
Jules Bender        ABL     04/02/14 - 01/12/82 67 Boca Raton, FL - cancer
Lou Bender          ABL     03/08/10 - 09/10/09 99 Longboat Key, FL - cancer 
Ralph Bennie        ABL     11/06/05 – 09/15/94 88
Petey Berenson      ABL     10/16/12 - 01/16/00 87 
Louis "Boze" Berger ABL     05/13/10 - 11/03/92 82 Bethesda, MD
Marvin Blumenthal   ABL       /  /   - 03/18/69 44 Houston TX - After handball game
Si Boardman         ABL     10/01/15 - 06/  /77 61
Franny Bock         ABL     09/29/21 - 10/02/06 85 Towson, MD
Frank Bores         ABL     10/15/20 - 01/  /82 61
Bill Bornheimer     ABL     11/25/21 - 07/02/89 67
Syl Bozinski        ABL     09/07/27 - 06/30/01 73
Sol Broder          ABL     09/23/19 – 11/23/94 75
Norm "Pappy" Butz   ABL     07/28/19 - 03/21/99 79
Bill "Sugar" Cain   ABL     11/24/18 - 02/06/99 80
Ben Carnevale       ABL     10/30/15 - 03/25/08 92 Williamsburg, VA
Earl "Kit" Carson   ABL     10/22/16 - 10/06/01 83
Paul Chadick        ABL     05/25/18 – 12/28/99 81
Bill Chanecka       ABL     04/21/24 - 01/27/10 85
Steve Chanecka      ABL     02/06/18 - 02/01/00 81 Nanticoke, PA
Hal Chilcott        ABL     01/20/16 - 05/14/01 85
Al Cito             ABL     07/12/20 – 02/07/10 89
Lee Craddock        ABL     12/22/17 - 10/26/89 71
Earl "Chick" Craig  ABL       /  /   - 06/21/08
Jack Cusick         ABL     06/12/28 – 11/17/89 61 Englewood, NJ
Irwin Dambrot       ABL     05/23/28 - 01/21/10 81 Summit, NJ - complications of Parkinson's
                                                                                 disease
Leon DeZube         ABL     08/07/12 – 09/20/93 81
Joe Dinkwoods       ABL     01/21/17 - 12/26/94 77
Lavere "Larry" Disque ABL   03/27/21 - 03/03/94 72
John Dobrutsky      ABL     01/27/22 - 03/01/96 74
Larry Doby          ABL     12/13/23 - 06/18/03 79 Montclair, NJ   
Larry Dodick        ABL     08/15/14 - 02/11/99 85
Ralph Dolgoff       ABL     10/24/17 – 04/20/09 81
Bobby Dorn          ABL     06/21/20 - 12/27/79 59 Hackensack, NJ
Monroe "Chili"Edelstein ABL 11/06/09 - 10/  /78 68 
Rex Ellis           ABL     07/08/19 – 12/18/01 82
Stan Entrup         ABL     03/16/07 - 05/  /78 71
Ken Failing         ABL     07/04/06 – 02/26/90 83
Gil Fitch           ABL     12/24/09 - 05/22/05 95 Los Angeles, CA
Bernie Fliegel      ABL     05/13/18 - 12/03/09 91 Fort Myers, FL
Moe Frankel         ABL     01/25/13 – 03/09/08 95
Joe Galiber         ABL     10/26/24 - 11/21/95 71
George Garber       ABL     02/26/18 – 07/  /84 66
Marshall Gemberling ABL     08/06/24 - 09/10/04 80
Eugene "Buzzy" Gillen ABL   04/13/18 - 01/04/08 89 Wilmington, DE
Morris "Ace" Goldstein ABL  03/20/17 - 10/08/60 43
Shikey Gotthoffer   ABL     01/01/11 – 10/24/87 76
Hy Gotkin           ABL     08/16/22 – 04/11/04 81 Delray Beach, FL – heart attack
Art Gurfein         ABL     11/18/21 – 05/30/03 81
Ed Hargaden         ABL     10/08/11 – 12/  /86 75
John "Buddy" Hassett ABL    09/05/11 - 08/23/97 85 Westwood, NJ
Verl Heap           ABL     09/06/24 - 12/24/08 84 St. John, UT
Frank "Lefty" Hoerst ABL    08/11/17 - 02/18/00 82 Maple Shade, NJ
Mickey Homa          ABL    11/15/19 - 04/14/00 80
Leroy Ishman         ABL    11/30/26 - 11/29/08 81
Charley Isles        ABL    09/20/13 - 10/05/87 74
Spenser “Sonny” Jameson     11/02/26 – 09/17/94 67
Manny Jarmon         ABL    12/26/19 – 04/06/96 76
Henry Jaycox         ABL    09/21/27 – 06/16/09 81 Pawtucket, RI
Hal Judenfriend      ABL    05/04/20 - 07/05/10 90
Steve Juenger        ABL    02/10/15 – 11/18/03 88
Rubin “Rip” Kaplinsky ABL   11/13/12 – 05/10/96 83
Tony Karpowich       ABL    12/08/26 – 03/  /82 55
David "Cy" Kaselman  ABL    05/01/09 - 07/03/71 62 Philadelphia, PA - heart attack
Mac Kinsbruner       ABL    03/21/09 - 02/16/72 62 Kiamesha Lake, NY - heart attack
Bill Kotsores        ABL    09/18/24 – 06/  /71 46
Bob Lamon            ABL    04/30/26 - 02/03/00 73
Roger Layne          ABL    02/20/29 – 06/16/05 76
Venty Leib           ABL    04/18/12 - 02/03/90 77 
Harry Litwack        ABL    09/20/07 - 08/07/99 91 Huntingdon Valley, PA
Simon Lobello        ABL    12/16/19 - 03/  /45 25 killed over France while piloting a
                                                                   fighter plane in WWII
Herb Maack           ABL    04/16/17 – 05/05/07 90
Vic Mastriani        ABL    01/11/21 - 01/01/10 88 Houston, TX
Leo Merson           ABL    04/30/15 – 05/08/01 86
George Milhaven      ABL    08/29/20 – 08/23/09 88
Les Mintz            ABL    09/10/19 – 09/  /71 52
John Mroczkowski     ABL    05/25/18 – 07/29/94 76 Troy, NY
Joe Oslai            ABL    01/26/23 – 03/  /76 53 
Milt Perkel          ABL    01/15/15 – 06/22/92 77
Guinn Phillips       ABL    11/23/22 – 01/01/99 76
Jack Phoenix         ABL    04/02/24 – 08/31/88 64
Jacob “Mac” Poliskin ABL    02/09/12 – 07/  /72 60
Morris Pressman      ABL    02/04/18 – 12/16/00 82
Irving "Ash" Resnick ABL    03/06/16 - 01/18/89 72 Las Vegas, NV - cancer
Bob Roper            ABL    08/25/28 – 09/13/08 80 Toledo, OH
Seymour Schneidman   ABL    07/06/17 - 08/11/85 68 New York, NY - heart ailment
Frank Sebest         ABL      /  /23 – 11/28/10 87 Fair Lawn, NJ
Bobby Sigholtz       ABL    11/04/19 – 09/02/05 84 Scottsdale, AZ – after a fall at home 
Andy Skvoretz        ABL    10/29/24 – 07/12/88 63
Devon Smith          ABL    03/27/12 – 03/  /77 64
Dick Smuin           ABL    11/14/25 – 02/25/01 75
Moe Spahn            ABL    05/03/12 – 07/15/91 79 New York, NY – heart failure
Emerson Speicher     ABL      /  /23 – 02/26/10 86
Ed Trubin            ABL    09/07/20 – 04/19/04 83
Milt Trupin          ABL    09/05/09 – 06/26/03 93
Rocco Valvano        ABL    05/29/14 – 03/  /85 70
Vincent Verdeschi    ABL      /  /25 - 08/16/65 40 Peekskill, NY - heart attack
Nat Volpe            ABL    05/15/16 – 09/08/97 81
Al Widmar            ABL    03/20/25 – 10/15/05 80 Tulsa, OK
Preston Wilcox       ABL    12/27/23 – 08/12/06 82 New York, NY
George "Red" Wolfe   ABL    07/18/05 - 10/  /70 65
Pete Yousaitis       ABL    09/10/17 – 12/23/95 78 

BARNSTORMING PLAYERS
Boid Buie		     07/19/22 - 02/20/96 73 Compton, CA	
Lundale Conaway               /  /   - 02/13/70 27 Greenville, TX - auto accident
Charles "Tarzan" Cooper     08/30/07 - 12/19/80 73 Philadelphia, PA - found in his apartment
Sidney Edwards              11/10/50 - 07/07/09 58 Niskayuna, NY - after short illness
O.D. Gary                   07/07/34 - 02/13/70 35 Greenville, TX - auto accident
J.C. Gipson                 04/30/32 - 12/30/09 77 San Bernadino, CA - heart attack     
Leroy Hardeman              11/25/25 - 04/20/07 81 Minneapolis, MN - cancer
Terrance Rochelle Harris    06/16/69 - 01/25/03 33 Pickton Falls, ON, Canada
Carl Helem                  06/15/25 - 02/17/01 75 Ashland, KY - congestive heart failure
Billy Ray Hobley                     - 07/31/02 48 New Orleans, LA - heart attack
                                                                  while playing tennis 
Inman Jackson               03/07/07 - 04/06/73 66 Chicago, IL - after long illness
Troy Jackson                01/11/76 - 02/20/11 35 Los Angeles CA - in his sleep
Clarence "Fat" Jenkins      01/10/98 - 12/06/68 70 Philadelphia, PA
Bob Karstens                03/11/15 - 12/31/04 89 Redlands, CA - natural causes 
Herman Knowings             06/11/42 - 04/12/80 37 New York, NY - auto accident
Albert "Runt" Pullins       11/23/09 - 10/19/85 75 Chicago, IL - emphysema
Marvin Reece                  /  /   - 02/13/70    Greenville, TX - auto accident
Chris Richardson              /  /80 - 12/10/08 28 JPN - in his sleep
Ermer Robinson              11/24/22 - 12/29/82 60 San Diego, CA - cancer
Jackie Robinson             01/31/19 - 10/24/72 53 Stamford, CT - heart attack
Eyre Saitch                 11/20/05 - 11/  /85 80
Wilmeth Sidat-Singh         03/03/18 - 05/09/43 25 killed in plane crash over Lake Huron
                                                    during Army Air Force training mission 
Goose Tatum                 05/03/21 - 01/18/67 45 El Paso, TX - heart attack
Fred Thomas                 12/23/23 - 05/20/81 58
Willis Thomas               06/30/32 - 09/25/02 70 Lexington, KY - brain aneurysm
Ora Mae Washington          01/23/98 - 12/21/71 73 Philadelphia, PA
Sam Wheeler                 11/15/24 - 04/16/89 64 St. Louis, MO
Curtis Williams             01/03/43 - 02/13/70 27 Greenville, TX - auto accident
Bill Yancey                 04/02/04 - 04/13/71 67 Moorestown, NJ


WOMEN'S LEAGUES

Margo Dydek        WNBA     04/28/74 – 05/27/11 37 Brisbane, AUS – one week after heart attack
Connie Kunzmann*   WBL      07/03/56 - 02/07/81 25 Omaha,NE - stabbed and beaten by boyfriend
Charlotte Lewis	    WBL      09/10/55 - 09/17/07 52 Kansas City, MO - heart attack		
Kim Perrot         WNBA     01/18/67 - 08/19/99 32 Houston, TX - lung and brain cancer					
Corissa Yasen	    WNBA     12/05/73 - 05/12/01 27 Coeur d'Alene, ID - suicide(drug overdose)	



NOTABLE COLLEGE PLAYERS AND NBA/ABA DRAFTEES

Cyril Baptiste  NBA draftee 11/17/49 - 08/19/06 56 Miami, FL - prostate cancer
Len Bias        NBA draftee 11/18/63 - 06/19/86 22 Riverdale, MD - cardio-respiratory arrest
Owen Brown      NBA draftee  /  /    - 02/04/76 22 Leesburg, VA - heart attack after
                                                                 playing basketball game
Tim Claxton     NBA draftee 11/10/56 - 12/23/80 24 Philadelphia, PA - heart problem
Greg Cluess     ABA draftee 01/24/49 - 01/23/76 26 New York, NY - cancer 
Kevin Cluess    NBA draftee 12/06/52 - 09/28/86 33 New York, NY  - leukemia
Irwin Dambrot   coll. star  05/24/28 - 01/21/10 81 Summit, NJ - Parkinson's disease complications
Patrick Dennehy coll. star  01/28/82 - 06/  /03 21 Waco, TX - shot by teammate after argument 
John Dick       coll. star  11/09/18 - 09/22/11 92 Eugene, OR
Walt Dropo      BAA draftee 01/30/23 - 12/17/10 87 Peabody, MA
Alex Eldridge  h.s. star    05/30/56 - 06/27/80 24 Bronx, NY - heart ailment
Wayne Estes    college star 05/13/43 - 02/08/65 21 Logan, UT - Electrocuted by high-voltage wire
Chet Forte     college star 08/07/35 – 05/18/96 60 San Diego, CA – heart attack
Ryan Francis   college star 03/17/87 - 05/13/06 19 Baton Rouge, LA - drive-by shooting 
Hank Gathers   college star 02/11/67 - 03/04/90 23 Los Angeles, CA - heart attack during game 
Jorge Gonzalez  NBA draftee 01/31/66 - 09/22/10 44 San Martin, Argentina - diabetes complications 
Curt Gowdy     college star 07/31/19 - 02/20/06 86 Palm Beach, FL - leukemia
George Gregory college star 11/22/05 - 05/11/94 88 New York, NY - colon cancer
Frank C. Haggerty coll.star   /  /   - 09/23/42    killed in N.C. during training flight
Art Hicks      Chicago h.s. 01/12/39 - 01/17/08 69 Chicago, IL - after long illness
BobbyJoe Hill Texas Western 06/12/43 - 12/08/02 59 El Paso, TX – heart attack
BaskervilleHolmes NBAdraftee05/05/64 - 03/18/97 32  - shot and killed girlfriend then himself
Bobby James    SMU coll.star  /  /   - 03/08/59 20 Ruston, LA - fire in parents'home
Seymour "Swede" Masin  coll.06/07/20 - 09/10/05 85 Atlantic Highlands, NJ
Conrad McRae    NBA draftee 01/11/71 - 07/10/00 29 Irvine, CA - collapsed at NBA summer league
                                                                practice.
Lindberg Moody  NBA draftee 07/14/39 – 06/25/80 40 SC – auto accident
Les Powell*                  /  /    - 04/  /69 22 Corporal killed in action in Vietnam
                                                   by a land mine.  He had signed a
                                                   contract with Anaheim of the ABA
Art Quimby     NBA draftee  07/01/33 - 12/06/10 77 CT
John Roosma    college star 09/03/00 - 11/13/83 83 Verona, NJ
Don Schlundt   coll. star   03/15/33 - 10/10/85 52 Indianapolis, IN - cancer
John Schommer  college star 01/29/84 - 01/11/60 76 Chicago, IL - heart attack 
Lloyd Sharrar  coll. star   02/27/36 - 01/30/84 47 Lincoln, NE - brain tumor 
Chris Steinmetz coll. star  06/28/82 - 06/11/63 80 Milwaukee, WI - stroke 
Chris Street      coll.star 02/02/72 - 01/19/93 20 Iowa City, IA - auto accident
John"Cat"Thompson coll.star 02/10/06 - 10/07/90 84 Idaho Falls, ID - stroke
Fuzzy Vandivier   coll.star 12/26/03 - 07/30/83 79 Franklin, IN
Sherman White  coll. star   12/16/28 - 08/04/11 82 Piscataway, NJ  
Mike Whitmarsh NBA draftee  05/18/62 - 02/17/09 46 Solana Beach, CA - suicide
Ben Wilson     h.s. star    03/18/67 - 11/21/84 17 Chicago, IL - gunshot wounds


AAU AND OLYMPIC PLAYERS

Sam Balter        Olympian     11/08/09 - 08/08/98 88 Los Angeles, CA - complications 
                                                                         from surgery
Lew Beck          Olympian     04/19/22 - 04/03/70 48 Great Falls, MT - cancer
Gordon Carpenter  Olympian     09/24/19 - 03/08/88 68 Denver, CO
Dick Davies       Olympian     01/21/36 - 02/25/12 76 Loudon, TN - heart attack
Red DeBernardi    AAU          02/03/99 - 04/29/70 71 Dallas, TX
Paul Endacott     AAU          07/03/02 - 01/08/97 94
Joe Fortenberry   Olympian     04/01/11 - 06/03/93 82 Amarillo, TX - cancer
Marcus Freiberger Olympian     11/27/28 - 06/29/05 76 Winston-Salem, NC
John "Tex"Gibbons Olympian     10/07/07 - 05/30/84 76 La Habra, CA
Wayne Glasgow     Olympian     01/17/26 - 12/31/00 74 Bartlesville, OK
Lurlyne Greer     AAU          09/13/28 - 02/15/01 72 Heber Springs, AR - lung cancer
Charlie Hoag      Olympian     07/19/31 - 03/08/12 80 Kansas City, KS
Rita Horky        AAU          02/04/37 - 04/07/87 50
Chuck Hyatt       AAU          02/28/08 - 05/08/78 70 St. Petersburg, FL 
Bill Johnson      AAU          08/16/11 - 02/05/80 68 Oklahoma City, OK
Francis Johnson   Olympian     08/05/10 - 04/18/97 86
John Keller       Olympian     11/10/28 - 10/06/00 71 Great Bend, KS
Dean Kelley       Olympian     09/23/31 - 01/13/96 65 Englewood, CO - heart ailment
Carl Knowles      Olympian     02/10/10 - 09/04/81 71 Los Angeles, CA - after long illness
Lester Lane	   Olympian     03/06/32 - 09/05/73 41 Norman, OK - heart attack while playing
									 basketball 	
Frank Lubin       Olympian     01/07/10 - 07/08/99 89 Glendale, CA
Angelo "Hank" Luisetti AAU     06/16/16 - 12/17/02 86 San Mateo, CA      
Pete McCaffrey    Olympian     01/24/38 - 03/04/12 74 Bellaire, FL 
Jack McCracken    AAU          06/15/11 - 01/05/58 46 Denver, CO - heart attack
Eben Morgan       AAU          06/01/34 - 06/07/08 74 Winnetka, IL - prostate cancer
Art Mollner       Olympian     12/20/12 - 03/16/95 82
Harlan "Pat" Page AAU          03/20/87 - 11/23/65 78 St. Joseph, MI - after brief illness
Don Piper         Olympian     03/05/11 - 03/25/63 52 Temple City, CA
Don Pippin        Olympian     10/20/26 - 04/01/65 38 McCreadie, MO - suicide
R.C. Pitts        Olympian     06/23/18 - 10/29/99 81 Cleveland, OH
Jack Ragland      Olympian     10/09/13 - 06/14/96 82 Tucson, AZ
Jesse Renick      Olympian     09/29/17 - 11/25/99 82 Ada, OK
Ernie Schmidt     AAU          02/12/11 - 09/06/86 75 Goodland, KS
Willard Schmidt   Olympian     02/14/10 - 04/13/65 55 Coffeyville, KS
Margaret Sexton   AAU          01/27/20 - 12/31/07 87
Carl Shy          Olympian     09/13/08 - 12/17/91 83
Duane Swanson     Olympian     08/23/13 - 09/13/00 87 Cumberland Furnace, TN
Bill Wheatley     Olympian     07/05/09 - 02/05/92 82 El Cerrito, CA
Howie Williams    Olympian     10/29/27 - 12/25/04 77 Phoenix, AZ
Hazel Walker      AAU          08/08/14 - 12/18/90 76 Ashdown, AR - stroke
Willie Wong       AAU          01/29/27 - 09/05/05 78


INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS AND COACHES

Alexander Belov*   player      11/11/51 - 10/03/78 26 RUS - cardiac sarcoma
Alexander Belostenny player    02/24/59 - 05/25/10 51 Trier, GER - lung cancer
Narciso Bernardo   player      07/27/37 - 12/23/08 71 Mandaluyong, PHI - cardiac arrest
Alexander Boloshev player      03/12/47 - 07/16/10 63 Volgograd, RUS
Charles Borck     player       01/04/17 - 02/06/08 91 Las Vegas, NV
Dionisio Calvo    coach        11/20/03 - 12/09/77 74
Ozhan Canaydin    player/exec  01/23/43 - 03/22/10 67 Bursa, TUR - pancreatic cancer
Chen Yuefang      player       05/01/63 - 09/19/00 37
Kresimir Cosic	   player       11/26/48 - 05/25/95 46 Baltimore, MD - lymph nodes cancer
Hector Costa      player       07/30/29 - 05/23/10 80  
Teofilo Cruz      player       01/08/42 - 08/30/05 63 Trujillo Alto, PUR - brain hemorrhage
Zenny De Azevedo  player       03/01/25 - 03/10/01 76 Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Mirza Delibasic   player       01/09/54 - 12/08/01 47 BOS - after long illness
Nelson Demarco    player       02/06/25 - 07/21/09 84
Antonio Diaz-Miguel  coach     07/06/33 - 02/21/00 66 Madrid, ESP - cancer
Nodar Dzhordzhikiya player     11/15/21 - 06/02/08 86 
Affonso Evora     player       08/29/18 - 08/02/08 89 
Aleksandr Gomelsky coach       01/18/28 - 08/16/05 77 Moscow, RUS - cancer
Harry Kermode     player       07/18/22 - 08/19/09 87 Vancouver, CAN
Ralph Klein       player/coach 07/29/31 - 08/07/08 77 Tel Hashomer, ISR - intestinal cancer
Vladimir Kondrashin coach      01/14/29 - 12/23/99 70 St. Petersburg, RUS - cancer
Radivoj Korac*	   player       11/05/38 - 06/02/69 30 Sarajevo, YUG - auto accident
Anselmo Lopez     coach        05/05/10 - 12/14/04 74 
Victor Mahana Badrie player    08/12/22 - 09/06/01 79
Oscar Moglia       player      02/01/35 - 10/08/89 54 
Mu Tiezhu         player         /  /49 - 09/14/08 59 Beijing, CHN - heart disease  
Aleksandar Nikolic  coach      10/28/24 - 03/12/00 75 Belgrade, YUG  
J. Percy Page      coach       05/14/87 - 03/02/73 85 Edmonton, AB, CAN
Ubiritan M. Pereira player     01/18/44 - 07/17/02 58 Sao Jose dos Campos, BRA
Kazys Petkevicius player       01/01/26 - 10/14/08 82 
Nebojsa Popovic   coach        02/08/23 - 10/20/01 77 Belgrade, YUG
Giancarlo Primo   coach        11/04/24 - 12/27/05 81
Cesare Rubini     coach        11/02/23 - 02/08/11 87 Milan, ITA – Alzheimer’s disease
Togo Renan Soares coach        05/22/06 - 12/12/92 86 Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Liliana Ronchetti player       09/15/27 - 02/04/74 46 ITA - cancer
Eliot Van Zandt   coach          /  /15 - 10/25/59 44 aboard Transatlantic plane - kidney problems
Gennadi Volnov    player       11/28/39 - 07/15/08 68 
Vanya Voynova     player       12/27/34 - 03/09/93 59
Wee Tian Siak     player       04/26/21 - 07/29/04 83



PROFESSIONAL COACHES

Arnold"Red"Auerbach NBA Coach  09/20/17 - 10/28/06 89 Washington, DC - heart attack
Clair Bee        NBA Coach     03/02/96 - 05/20/83 87 Cleveland, OH - cardiac arrest
Bill Blakeley    ABA Coach     06/13/34 – 10/27/10 76 Denton, TX – after a prolonged illness
Phil Brownstein  NBA Coach              - 02/11/99 92 Skokie, IL
Vince Cazzetta   ABA Coach     09/24/25 - 05/04/05 79 Hartford, CT
Roy Clifford     BAA Coach     06/14/00 - 06/12/96 95 
Neil Cohalan     BAA Coach     07/31/06 - 01/22/68 61 New York, NY
Glenn Curtis     BAA Coach     03/04/94 - 11/25/58 64 Indianapolis, IN – stroke; stomach cancer
Lon Darling      NBL Coach       /  /   - 04/19/51 48 Oshkosh, WI - heart attack
Chuck Daly       NBA Coach     07/20/30 - 05/08/09 78 Jupiter, FL - pancreatic cancer
Eddie Donovan    NBA Coach     06/02/22 - 01/20/01 78
Cotton Fitzsimmons NBA Coach   10/07/31 - 07/24/04 62 Phoenix, AZ - lung cancer
Burl Friddle     BAA Coach     05/27/00 - 10/  /78 78
Dick Harter	  NBA Coach     10/14/30 - 03/12/12 81 Hilton Head, SC
Lew Hayman       NBA Coach     09/30/08 - 06/29/84 75 Toronto, ON, CAN
Stu Inman        NBA Coach     08/02/26 - 01/30/07 80 Lake Oswego, OR - heart attack
Ed Jucker        NBA Coach     03/15/16 - 02/02/02 85 Callawassie Island, SC
Alvin Julian     BAA Coach     04/05/01 - 07/28/67 66 Worcester, MA - six months after stroke
Ken Loeffler     BAA Coach     04/14/02 - 01/01/75 72 Rumson, NJ - heart attack
Dave MacMillan   NBA Coach     12/24/86 - 07/09/63 76 
James"Babe"McCarthy ABA Coach  10/01/23 - 03/18/75 51 Baldwyn, MS - cancer 
Frank McGuire    NBA Coach     11/08/14 - 11/11/94 80 Columbia, SC - after a stroke
John McLendon    ABA Coach     04/05/15 - 10/08/99 84 Cleveland Heights, OH - cancer
Doxie Moore      NBA Coach     02/13/11 - 04/  /86 75
Orwell Moore All-Amer.Redheads 11/25/17 - 05/19/09 91 
Bill Musselman   NBA Coach     08/13/40 - 05/05/00 59 Rochester, MN - amyloidosis (liver disease)
Stan Novak       EBA Coach     04/10/23 - 10/21/06 83 Media, PA - after a long illness
Harold Olsen     BAA Coach     05/12/95 - 10/29/53 58 Rice Lake, WI - after a long illness
Scotty Robertson NBA Coach     02/01/30 – 08/18/11 81 Ruston, LA – lung cancer
Red Rolfe        BAA Coach     10/17/08 - 07/08/69 60 Guilford, NH - kidney ailment
Beryl Shipley    ABA Coach     08/10/26 - 04/15/11 84 Lafayette, LA - cancer
Hank Soar        BAA Coach     08/17/14 - 12/24/01 87 Pawtucket, RI
Phil Woolpert    ABL Coach     12/19/15 - 05/05/87 71 Sequim, WA - cancer
Frank Zummach    NBL Coach     01/28/11 - 04/30/12 101 Sheboygan, WI


NOTABLE HIGH SCHOOL & COLLEGE COACHES

Forrest"Phog"Allen Coll. Coach 11/18/85 - 09/16/74 88 Lawrence, KS
Harold Anderson  Coll. Coach   09/11/02 - 06/13/67 64 Fort Lauderdale, FL 
Sam Aubrey       Coll. Coach   06/15/22 - 05/05/08 85 
Neal Baisi       Coll. Coach   08/14/23 - 03/07/05 81 Charleston, WV - stroke
Dick Baldwin	  Coll. Coach   08/24/21 - 12/08/11 90 Tampa, FL
Justin"Sam"Barry Coll. Coach   12/17/92 - 09/23/50 57 Berkeley, CA - heart attack
Gene Bartow      Coll. Coach   08/18/30 - 01/03/12 81 Birmingham, AL - stomach cancer
Ernest Blood     H.S. Coach    10/04/72 - 02/05/55 82 New Smyrna Beach, FL - cerebral hemorrhage
John Bunn        Coll. Coach   09/26/98 - 08/13/79 80 Newbury Park, CA 
Howard Cann      Coll. Coach   10/11/95 - 12/18/92 97 Dobbs Ferry, NY - after long illness
Harold Carlson   Coll. Coach   07/04/94 - 11/01/64 70 Ligonier, PA - heart attack
Ben Carnevale    Coll. Coach   10/30/15 - 03/25/08 92 Williamsburg, VA
Everett Case     Coll. Coach   06/21/00 - 04/30/66 65 Raleigh, NC - after an operation
Bill Cofield     Coll. Coach   09/21/39 - 06/20/83 43 Madison, WI - cancer
Everett Dean     Coll. Coach   03/18/98 - 10/26/93 95 Caldwell, ID
Ed Diddle        Coll. Coach   03/12/95 - 01/02/70 74 Bowling Green, KY - heart attack
Neil Dougherty   Coll. Coach   04/14/61 - 07/05/11 50 Indianapolis, IN - heart attack while
                                                                                      jogging
Bruce Drake      Coll. Coach   12/05/05 - 12/04/83 77
Alva Duer        Coll. Coach   11/18/04 - 11/18/87 83 Porterfield, CA
Carol Eckman     Coll. Coach   01/11/38 - 07/30/85 47 Williamsport, PA - cancer
Hec Edmondson    Coll. Coach   08/03/86 - 08/06/64 78 Seattle, WA - stroke
Bill Ferguson    Coll. Coach   12/18/96 - 11/06/82 85 Darby, PA - after brief illness
Harry A. Fisher  Coll. Coach   02/06/82 - 12/29/67 85 New York, NY
Mickey Fisher    H.S. Coach      /  /06 - 04/15/63 58 Brooklyn, NY - heart attack
Dan Fitzgerald   Coll. Coach   03/03/42 - 01/19/10 67 Airway Heights, WA - apparent heart attack 
Clarence Gaines  Coll. Coach   05/21/23 - 04/18/05 81 Winston-Salem, NC - complications after
                                                                           a stroke
Jack Gardner     Coll. Coach   03/29/10 - 04/10/00 90 Salt Lake City, UT - after long illness
Dave Gavitt      Coll. Coach   10/26/37 - 09/16/11 73 Providence, RI - congestive heart failure
Amory Gill       Coll. Coach   05/01/01 - 04/05/66 64 Corvallis, OR - stroke
Sue Gunter       Coll. Coach   05/22/39 - 08/04/05 66 Baton Rouge, LA - emphysema
Don Haskins      Coll. Coach   03/14/30 - 09/07/08 78 El Paso, TX - congestive heart failure    
E.O. "Doc" Hayes Coll. Coach     /  /   - 02/27/73 67 Terell, TX - auto accident
John Head        AAU Coach     07/22/15 - 05/08/80 64 Henderson, TN
Ed Hickey        Coll. Coach   12/20/02 - 12/05/80 77 Mesa, AZ - heart attack
Tony Hinkle      Coll. Coach   12/19/99 - 09/22/92 92 Indianapolis, IN - in his sleep
Howard Hobson    Coll. Coach   07/04/03 - 06/09/91 87 Portland, OR - congestive heart failure
George Hotchkiss Coach         07/01/06 - 12/25/89 83
Hank Iba         Coll. Coach   08/06/04 - 01/15/93 88 Stillwater, OK - heart failure
Bill Kajikawa    Coll. Coach   09/06/12 - 02/15/10 97
Frank Keaney     Coll. Coach   06/05/86 - 10/10/67 81 Wakefield, RI
George Keogan    Coll. Coach   03/08/90 - 02/17/43 52 South Bend, IN - heart attack
Dana Kirk        Coll. Coach   07/23/35 - 02/15/10 74 Memphis, TN - heart attack
Emil Liston      Coll. Coach   08/21/90 - 10/26/49 59 Baldwin City, KS - coronary occlusion
Dutch Lonborg    Coll. Coach   03/16/98 - 01/31/85 86 Lawrence, KS
Bob McConachie   Coach         05/11/05 - 08/  /76 71
Arad McCutcheon  Coll. Coach   07/04/12 - 06/16/93 80 Jasper, IN - circulatory ailment
Sandra Meadows   Coll. Coach   01/23/35 - 05/27/94 59 Dallas, TX - breast cancer
Walter Meanwell  Coll. Coach   01/26/84 - 12/02/53 69 Madison, WI
Lou Menze        Coll. Coach   06/28/94 - 10/06/82 88 Ames, IA
Ray Meyer        Coll. Coach   12/08/13 - 03/17/06 92 
Ralph Miller     Coll. Coach   03/09/19 - 05/15/01 82 Bend, OR
Harold"Bud"Millikan Coll.Coach 10/12/20 - 01/28/10 89 Roswell, GA
Pete Newell      Coll. Coach   08/31/15 - 11/17/08 93 Rancho Santa Fe, CA - lung cancer
Bob Nipper       Coach         02/15/03 - 10/16/93 90
Frank Oftring    Coll. Coach   06/04/24 - 10/04/82 58 Worcester, MA
Denny Price      Asst. Coach            - 07/07/00 62 Enid, OK-collapsed while playing basketball            
Hank Raymonds    Coll. Coach   03/05/24 - 12/06/10 86 Milwaukee, WI - cancer
Phillip G. Rice  H.S. Coach    02/16/11 - 01/23/02 90 West Chester, PA - congestive heart
                                                                               failure
Nolan Richardson III Coll.Coach07/16/64 - 05/13/12 47 Tulsa, OK - natural causes
Will Robinson    Coll. Coach   06/03/11 - 04/28/08 96 Detroit, MI
Polk Robison     Coll. Coach   05/24/12 - 06/27/08 96 Lubbock, TX - natural causes 
Adolph Rupp      Coll. Coach   09/02/01 - 12/10/77 76 Lexington, KY - cancer
Arthur Schabinger Coll. Coach  08/06/89 - 10/13/72 83 Atlanta, GA
Paul Sheeks      Coach         10/18/89 - 09/17/68 78 Akron, OH
Everett Shelton  Coll. Coach   05/12/98 - 04/16/74 75 Capistrano Beach, CA - heart attack
Roy Skinner      Coll. Coach   04/17/30 - 10/25/10 80 Nashville, TN - respiratory failure
Jim Smiddy       H.S. Coach    06/29/24 - 07/19/95 71 Chattanooga, TN - heart attack
Lynn St. John    Coll. Coach   11/18/76 - 09/30/50 73 Columbus, OH - stroke
Amos Alonzo Stagg Coll. Coach  08/16/62 - 03/17/65 102 Stockton, CA
Fred Taylor      Coll. Coach   12/03/24 - 01/06/02 77 Hilliard, OH - after brain aneurysm
Bertha Teague    H.S. Coach    09/17/98 - 06/13/91 92 Oklahoma City, OK
Jim Valvano	  Coll. Coach   03/10/46 - 04/28/93 47 Durham, NC - bone cancer
Margaret Wade    H.S. Coach    12/30/12 - 02/16/95 82 Cleveland, MS - cancer
Stan Watts       Coll. Coach   08/30/11 - 08/06/00 88 Provo, UT
William Wendl    Coll. Coach     /  /17 - 03/12/66 50 Chicago, IL
Kay Yow          Coll. Coach   03/14/42 - 01/24/09 66 - breast cancer   


OTHER BASKETBALL INDIVIDUALS - EXECUTIVES

Individual       Role              Born - Died    Age Place of death - Circumstances
Barry Ackerley   Executive       /  /34 – 03/21/11 76 Rancho Mirage, CA - stroke
Clarence Adams   Executive     11/01/05 - 05/11/87 81 Portland, ME 
Kenneth S. Adams Executive       /  /   - 03/30/74 74 Houston, TX
Daniel Biasone   Executive     02/22/09 - 05/25/92 83 Syracuse, NY - cancer
C. King Boring   Executive     04/20/03 - 04/27/96 93
Leon Bouffard    Intl Admin    06/24/93 - 07/23/81 88 Geneva, SUI
Walter Brown     Executive     02/10/05 - 09/07/64 59 Hyannis, MA - heart attack
Robert Busnel    Intl Admin    09/19/14 - 03/15/91 76 South Lyon, FRA - auto accident  
Joseph F. Carr   Executive     10/22/80 - 05/20/39 58 Columbus, OH - heart attack 
Jack Kent Cooke  Executive     10/25/12 - 04/06/97 84 Washington, DC - cardiac arrest
Bill Davidson    Executive     12/05/22 - 03/16/09 86 Bloomfield Hills, MI
Howard Davis     Executive     06/01/19 - 09/03/92 73 North Bergen, NJ - heart attack
John Devoe       Executive     06/06/34 - 12/14/68 34 heart attack while watching game
Jack Dolph       Executive     04/03/28 - 10/03/81 53 Riverside, CT - heart attack
Eddie Donovan    Executive     06/03/22 - 01/20/01 78 Bernardsville, NJ - complications of stroke
Jose C. Dos Reis Intl Admin    03/19/39 - 12/29/99 60 Sao Paulo, BRA - diabetes
Bob Douglas      Executive     11/04/82 - 07/16/79 96 New York, NY
Morton Downey Jr Executive     12/09/32 - 03/12/01 68 Los Angeles, CA - lung cancer
Angelo Drossos   Executive     10/31/28 - 01/09/97 68 San Antonio, TX - supra nuclear palsy
Ike Duffey       Executive     05/31/06 - 04/04/67 60 Anderson, IN 
Cliff Fagan      Executive     03/03/11 - 01/18/95 83
Leo Ferris       Executive     05/31/17 - 06/01/93 76 Syracuse, NY - Huntington's chorea
Larry Fleisher   Executive     09/26/30 - 05/04/89 58 New York, NY - heart attack while 
                                                                      playing squash
Eddie Gottlieb   Executive     09/15/98 - 12/07/79 81 Philadelphia, PA - in his sleep
Willard Greim    Executive     08/07/90 - 06/27/82 91 Poway, CA
Charles Hamilton Executive       /  /   - 03/23/79 79 Phoenix, AZ - auto accident
Jack Harrison    Executive       /  /   - 04/07/71 60 Miami, FL - heart attack
Lester Harrison  Executive     08/20/04 - 12/23/97 93 Rochester, NY
E.O. "Doc" Hayes Coach/Exec             - 02/27/73 67 Terrell, TX - auto accident 
Herb Heft        Executive              - 08/22/67 42 Baltimore, MD - cerebral blood clot
Ferenc Hepp      Intl Admin    11/03/09 - 11/27/80 71
Ed Hickox        Executive     04/10/78 - 01/28/66 87 Springfield, MA
Ned Irish        Executive     05/06/05 - 01/21/82 76 Venice, FL - heart attack
R. William Jones Intl Admin    10/05/06 - 04/22/81 74 Munich, GER
Frank H. Kautsky Executive              - 10/11/59 71 Indianapolis, IN
Walter Kennedy   Executive     06/08/12 - 06/26/77 65 Stamford, CT - cancer
Carl Kohlman     Executive     09/28/41 - 09/28/04 63 Pittsburgh, PA
Irving Kosloff   Executive     05/10/12 - 02/19/95 82 Merion, PA - leukemia
Marian Kozlowski Intl Admin    12/10/27 - 08/15/04 76 Warsaw, POL
Ward Lambert     Executive     05/28/88 - 01/20/58 69 Lafayette, IN - embolism
Frank Lane       Executive     02/01/96 - 03/19/81 85 Richardson, TX - after a long illness
Hunter Low       Executive     06/12/33 - 09/18/08 75
George Maloof    Executive     04/11/23 - 11/29/80 57 Albuquerque, NM - heart attack
Franklin Mieuli  Executive     09/14/20 - 04/25/10 89 San Francisco, CA - natural causes
Frank Morganweck Executive     07/15/75 - 12/08/41 66
John O'Brien     Executive     11/04/88 - 12/09/67 79 Oceanside, NY - stroke
Larry O'Brien    Executive     07/07/17 - 09/27/90 73 New York, NY - cancer
August Pitzl     Intl Admin    12/17/20 - 01/25/00 79 Vienna, AUT
Maurice Podoloff Executive     08/18/90 - 11/24/85 95 New Haven, CT
Henry Porter     Executive     10/02/91 - 10/27/75 84 St. Petersburg, FL
Edward Powers    Executive       /  /   - 05/10/72 66
Carl Rich        Executive       /  /   - 06/26/73 73
Ike Richman      Executive       /  /13 - 12/03/65 52 Boston, MA - heart attack at NBA game
J.W. Ringsby     Executive       /  /   - 01/02/82 70 in his sleep
I.S. "Nig" Rose  Executive       /  /   - 08/06/72 79 Cleveland, OH
Max Rosenblum    Executive              - 09/06/53 75 Cleveland, OH - long illness
Harry Rudolph    Executive     02/17/07 - 03/02/73 66 New York, NY
Abe Saperstein   Executive     07/04/02 - 03/15/66 63 Chicago, IL - heart attack
Raimundo Saporta Intl Admin    12/16/26 - 02/02/97 70 Madrid, ESP - kidney ailment
William Scheffer Executive       /  /76 - 08/10/52 76 Upper Darby, PA 
Robert Schmertz  Executive     11/15/26 - 07/23/75 48 New York, NY - cerebral hemorrhage
Decio Scuri      Intl Admin    03/18/05 - 04/22/80 75 Rome, ITA
Nikolai Semashko Intl Admin      /  /07 - 03/04/76 68 Moscow, RUS
Radomir Shaper   Intl Admin    12/09/25 - 12/06/98 72 Belgrade, YUG
Bob Short        Executive     07/20/17 - 11/20/82 65 Minneapolis, MN - cancer
Geo.Steinbrenner Executive     07/04/30 - 07/13/10 80 Tampa, FL - heart attack
Ed Steitz        Executive     11/07/20 - 05/21/90 69 Springfield, MA - cardiac arrest
Ted Stepien      Executive     06/09/25 - 09/10/07 82 Willoughby Hills, OH
Art Trester      Executive     06/10/78 - 09/18/44 66 Indianapolis, IN - heart attack
Yoshimi Ueda     Intl Admin    06/28/06 - 11/09/96 90 Tokyo, JPN
Dick Vertlieb    Executive     10/07/30 – 12/05/08 78 Las Vegas, NV – stomach cancer 
Zollie Volchok   Executive     09/22/16 - 02/26/12 95 Seattle, WA - pneumonia
AbdelMoneim Wahby Intl Admin   11/11/11 - 05/09/88 76    
John J. Waldron  Executive     03/13/12 - 07/19/71 59 Boston, MA - cancer
Cliff Wells      Executive     03/17/96 - 08/15/77 81 Garland, TX - heart attack
Lou Wilke        Executive     10/10/96 - 02/28/62 65 Chicago, IL
Max Winter       Executive     06/29/04 - 07/26/96 92 Minneapolis, MN
Arthur Wirtz     Executive     01/23/01 - 06/21/83 82 Chicago, IL - cancer
Parnell Woods    Executive     02/16/12 - 07/23/77 65 Cleveland, OH
Yoon Duk Joo     Intl Admin    06/23/21 - 07/08/05 84
Fred Zollner     Executive     01/22/01 - 06/21/82 81 North Miami Beach, FL



OTHER BASKETBALL INDIVIDUALS - REFEREES

Eduardo Airaldi  Intl Referee  01/11/22 - 03/08/92 70
Abdel Azim Ashry Intl Referee  10/31/11 - 03/02/97 85
Turgut Atakol    Intl Referee    /  /15 - 04/09/88 72
Obrad Belosevic  Intl Referee  04/28/28 - 01/20/86 57 Belgrade, YUG
Sid Borgia       Referee       01/10/17 - 01/25/99 82  
Charley Eckman   Referee/Coach 09/10/21 - 07/03/95 73 Glen Burnie, MD - colon cancer
Jim Enright      Referee       04/03/10 - 12/20/81 71 Chicago, IL - kidney failure
Lysle"Spike"Garnish Referee    10/24/04 - 12/04/60 56 Geneva, NY - heart attack
Darell Garretson Referee       03/18/32 - 04/21/08 76 Mesa, AZ - in his sleep
Jerome "Omy" Hahn Referee      09/29/12 - 10/11/89 77
Andy Hershock    Referee       09/06/27 - 01/05/71 43 West Hempsted, NY - heart attack while
                                                      officiating ABA game
George Hoyt      Referee       08/09/83 - 11/11/62 79 Dorchester, MA
Ken Hudson	  Referee                - 05/16/12 72 Atlanta, GA - brain damage after a fall
Pat Kennedy      Referee       01/28/08 - 06/16/57 49 Mineola, NY - cancer
Vladimir Kostin  Intl Referee  06/22/21 - 05/03/94 72 Moscow, RUS
Bill Kunkel      Referee       07/07/36 - 05/04/85 48 Red Bank, NJ - cancer
Lloyd Leith      Referee       12/07/02 - 10/01/79 76 San Francisco, CA
Darlene May      Referee       10/28/40 - 11/15/96 56 Placentia, CA - breast cancer
Andrew Mitchell  Referee         /  /   - 07/06/85 72 Philadelphia, PA
Don Murphy       Referee         /  /   - 05/22/92 61 Cincinnati, OH
John Nucatola    Referee       11/17/07 - 05/08/00 82
Richie Powers    Referee       10/14/31 - 07/31/98 67 Allentown, PA - complications of stroke
Ernest Quigley   Referee       03/22/80 - 12/10/60 80 Lawrence, KS - cancer
Pietro Reverberi Intl Referee  12/28/12 - 02/19/85 72 Reggio Emilia, ITA
Renato Righetto  Intl Referee  01/30/21 - 11/18/01 80 Campinas, BRA - Alzheimer's disease
Mendy Rudolph    Referee       03/08/26 - 07/04/79 53 New York, NY - heart attack
Dallas Shirley   Referee       06/17/13 - 03/01/94 80 DeSoto, TX - lung cancer
William Smith    Referee         /  /   - 06/03/71 56 Reading, PA
Chuck Solodare   Referee       02/08/01 - 08/23/69 68 Newark, NJ
Earl Strom       Referee       12/15/27 - 07/10/94 66 Pottsville, PA - brain tumor
Max Tabacchi     Referee       12/18/09 - 12/27/82 73 Cliffside Park, NJ
Dave Tobey       Referee       05/01/98 - 07/25/88 90
David Walsh      Referee       10/05/89 - 06/02/75 85 Boca Raton, FL
Harold"Babe"Wheeler Referee    03/25/04 - 04/  /76 72


OTHER BASKETBALL INDIVIDUALS - MISCELLANEOUS

Clara Baer       contributor   08/27/63 - 01/19/38 74 New Orleans, LA
Senda Berenson   contributor   03/19/62 - 02/16/54 91
Edward Bernholz  video coord.  04/08/20 - 02/27/99 78 Houston, TX
Bob Blackburn    announcer     10/14/24 - 01/08/10 85 Bellevue, WA - pneumonia
Jim Bukata	  ABA P.R.man   07/22/42 - 12/07/11 69 Scottsdale, AZ - pancreatic cancer
Harry"Skip"Caray announcer     08/12/39 - 08/03/08 68 Atlanta, GA - multiple illnesses
William R. Chase 1st gm.partic.  /  /   - 08/30/51 84 Bristol Heights, RI 
Joe Cronin       statistician  06/22/38 – 06/13/11 72 Citrus Heights, CA – liver cancer
Gladys Goodding  organist MSG  06/18/93 - 11/18/63 70 New York, NY – heart attack
Marty Glickman   announcer     08/14/17 - 01/03/01 83 New York, NY - complications after heart
                                                                      bypass surgery
Dr. Luther Gulick contributor  12/04/65 - 08/13/18 52 South Casco, ME - heart failure
Chick Hearn      announcer     11/27/16 - 08/05/02 85 Encino, CA - after a fall at home
George Hepbron   contributor   08/27/63 - 08/30/46 83 Newark, NJ
Claude Hutcherson contributor  01/04/07 - 08/07/77 70 Austin, TX - after a fall while 
                                                                    building a home
Finlay MacDonald 1st game        /  /   - 03/29/51 81 Stellarton, NS, CAN 
Lee Meade        statistician  04/02/28 – 12/29/10 82 Chaska, MN
William Mokray   historian     06/06/07 - 03/22/74 66 Revere, MA - three month illness
Ralph Morgan     contributor   03/09/84 - 01/05/65 80
James Naismith   inventor      11/06/61 - 11/28/39 78 Lawrence, KS - cerebral hemorrhage
Dan Pattison     writer        08/06/44 - 05/08/01 56 Salt Lake City, UT - myelofibrosis
Chuck Taylor     contributor   06/24/01 - 06/23/69 62 Indianapolis, IN - heart attack
Oswald Tower     contributor   11/23/83 - 05/28/68 84 West Caldwell, NJ
Bob Vache        announcer     06/30/24 - 01/17/70 45 Phoenix, AZ - auto accident
Gary Wortman     scout         04/18/41 - 10/23/00 59 Atlanta, GA - brain tumor
Kazuo Yanagisawa NYK physician 04/29/14 - 02/22/70 55 Bergenfield, NJ - heart attack
Dave Zinkoff     P.A.announcer 05/15/10 - 12/25/85 75 Philadelphia, PA - after open heart surgery