Thomas Gordon Mitchell was born on August 22, 1944 and died on July 16, 2017. He was a college and professional American football player. Tom stood at 6’2″, 219 lb (99 kg). tight end from Bucknell University, Mitchell played one season (1966) for the American Football League’s Oakland Raiders, and ten seasons (1968–1977) in the ..
José Luis Sánchez Paraíso was born on July 21, 1942 and died on July 18, 2017. He was a Spanish sprinter. Paraíso competed in the men’s 100 metres at the 1968 Summer Olympics and in the men’s 4 × 100 metres relay at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics. Paraíso was also national champion twelve ..
Josef “Pepi” Hamerl was born on January 22, 1931 and died on July 15, 2017. He was a former Austrian football player. He played for several clubs, including FC Wien (1952-1955, 1955-1956), Austria Wien (1955), Wiener Sportclub (1956-1961, 1963-1965) and SK Admira Wien (1961-1963). He scored 158 goals in total in the Austrian Football Bundesliga. ..
Vito “Babe” Parilli was born on May 7, 1930, in Rochester, Pennsylvania and died on July 15, 2017. He was an American football player. Parilli played quarterback for five seasons in the National Football League and three in the Canadian Football League in the 1950s, and then in the American Football League for all ten ..
Jerry Lee Bird was born on February 3, 1934 in Corbin, Kentucky, and died on July 16, 2017. He was an American basketball player. Bird played collegiately for the University of Kentucky. Jerry was selected by the Minneapolis Lakers in the 1956 NBA draft and played eleven NBA games for the New York Knicks (1958–59). ..
Phyllis Burch was born on April 13, 1962 and died on July 6, 2017. She was an American professional wrestler active from 1979 to 2013. She wrestled under the names Diane Von Hoffman, The Teutonic Terror, and Lady Beast. She wrestled in Memphis’s United States Wrestling Association (USWA) in the 1990s as Moondog Fifi, a ..
Kenneth Pinkney Wimshurst was born on March 23, 1938 and died on July 6, 2017. He was an English footballer. Kenneth played as a right half. Wimshurst made over 300 Football League appearances in the years after the Second World War. Ken Wimshurst passed away at 79 ..
John McKnight was born in 1932 in Killeavy, County Armagh and died on July 9, 2017. He was a Northern Irish Gaelic footballer. John’s league and championship career with the Armagh senior team lasted seven seasons from 1953 to 1959. McKnight was widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the ..
Vincent “Vince” Farrar was born on July 13, 2017, in Pontefract district and died in 2017. He was an English professional rugby league footballer. Farrar played in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, and coached in the 1980s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, England, and Yorkshire, and at club level for Featherstone Rovers (Captain) ..
William Woodward “Hootie” Johnson was born on February 16, 1931, at Augusta, Georgia and died on July 14, 2017. He is a retired chairman of the executive committee at Bank of America. He was also a member of the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame, and former chairman of Augusta National Golf Club. Hootie attended ..