Frederick “Fred” Furniss was born on July 10, 1922, and died on April 10, 2017. He was an English footballer. Furniss played in the position of full-back for Sheffield United. He began his career with Hallam, and was given his chance to play for United in Wartime (1941), along with Albert Nightingale, in a 3-3 ..
Jack Cornelius Ahearn was born on October 8, 1924 and died on April 10, 2017. He was an Australian Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. Ahearn most memorable season was in 1964 when he won the 500cc Finnish Grand Prix and finished second to Mike Hailwood in the 500cc world championship. Then, on January 16, 2001, ..
Tom Modrak died on April 11, 2017. He was an American football executive. He served as the general manager for the Philadelphia Eagles from May 1998 until his dismissal in May 2001. Modrak recently served as the Vice President of College Scouting for the Buffalo Bills from 2001 before being relieved of duties on May ..
Wilhelm Sachsenmaier was born on February 24, 1927 and died on April 14, 2017. He was an Austrian sports shooter. Wilhelm Sachsenmaier competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics and 1960 Summer Olympics. Wilhelm Sachsenmaier eventually became a biochemist, cancer researcher and professor at the University of Innsbruck. Wilhelm Sachsenmaier passed away at 90 ..
Ángel Espinosa Capó was born on October 2, 1966, and died on April 12, 2017. He was a Cuban amateur boxer. Angel Espinosa was most popular in the 1980s at junior middleweight and middleweight and captured the 1986 World Amateur Boxing Championships. Espinosa did not obtaine an Olympic medal due to Cuba’s boycott of the ..
Tom Fleming was born in 1951 and died on April 19, 2017. He was a American runner. Fleming won the 1973 and 1975 New York City Marathon. Tom was the runner-up twice in the Boston Marathon in 1973 and 1974 and finished six times in the top ten in the BAA marathon. He was won ..
Germaine Mason was born on January 20, 1983 and died on April 20, 2017. He was a Jamaican-born track and field athlete competing in high jump. In the year 2006, Mason switched sporting allegiance and then represented Great Britain. Mason attended Wolmer’s School in Kingston. Mason died in a motor bike accident after he had ..
Roberto Oscar Ferreiro was born on April 25, 1935, and died on April 20, 2017. He was an Argentine professional football player and manager. He spent his club football years with Independiente and River Plate. Ferreiro gained 18 caps for the Argentine national team between 1962 and 1966. When he retired as a player he ..
Margit Schumann was born on September 14, 1952, and died on April 11, 2017. She was an East German luger. Margit Schumann competed during the 1970s and early 1980s. She participated in three Winter Olympics, she won two medals in the women’s singles event with a gold in 1976 and a bronze in 1972). He ..
Walter William “Bill” Anderson was born on July 13, 1936, and died on April 18, 2017. He was a former American footballer. He tight end in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the Green Bay Packers. He played high school football at Manatee High School in Bradenton, Florida and college football at ..