Tagged: r.i.p.

R.I.P. NBA Hall of Famer Dolph Schayes

Dolph Schayes, who played for the Syracuse Nationals from the 1949-50 through the 1962-63 seasons, and then with the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1963-4 season after the Nationals relocated to...

R.I.P. Yogi Berra

Lawrence “Yogi” Berra, perhaps the second most beloved player in New York Yankees history behind Babe Ruth, passed away on September 22nd at age 90. Berra, whose malapropisms like “it’s...

R.I.P. Ken Stabler

Ken Stabler, the quarterback who led the Oakland Raiders to a 34-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl XI, died of colon cancer in Gulfport, Mississippi on July...

R.I.P John David Crow

John David Crow, who won the Heisman Trophy in 1957 while playing college football at Texas A & M, died in College Station, Texas on Jume 17th at age 79....

R.I.P. Minnie Minoso

Minnie Minoso, who became Chicago’s first black major league baseball player when he played for the White Sox in 1951, died March 1st, 2015. His exact age is in question;...

2015 Oscars In Memoriam

Here is the in memoriam segment from the 2015 Oscars, honoring the following 50 entertainment figures: Mickey Rooney (9/23/1920-4/6/2014) Paul Mazursky (4/25/1930-6/30/2014) Geoffrey Holder (8/1/1930-10/5/2014) Nadia Bronson (d. 11/14/2014) James...

R.I.P. Dean Smith

Dean Smith, who coached North Carolina to two NCAA Basketball titles in a 36 year career from 1961 to 1997 died February 7th at age 83.  Smith retired with a...