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Gary Carter, Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho among list of notable sports deaths in 2012

FILE - In this Sept. 23 1988 file phoNew York Mets' Keith Hernandez left Gary Carter are happy-looking ball players

FILE - In this Sept. 23, 1988, file photo, New York Mets' Keith Hernandez, left, and Gary Carter are happy-looking ball players as they come off the field at Shea Stadium in New York after clinching the National League East title. Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson said Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, that Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter has died.(AP Photo/Peter Morgan, File)

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Notable sports deaths in 2012:

Administrators:

Edgar Barrett, 81; Roland Dale, 84; Paul Dee, 65; Bill Jones, 48; Louis Stout, 73; George Wine, 81.

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Art:

LeRoy Neiman, 91.

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Australian Rules Football:

John McCarthy, 22; Jim Stynes, 45.

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Auto Racing/Motorcycling:

Jorge Martinez Boero, 38; Jerry Grant, 77; Bill Jenkins, 81; Joseph Mattioli, 86; Cotton Owens, 88; Ferdinand Porsche, 76; Lee Richardson, 33; Gareth Roberts, 24; Carroll Shelby, 89; Sam Walther, 65; Sid Watkins, 84.

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Baseball:

Jeff Adcock, 51; Darrel Akerfelds, 50; Pedro Borbon, 65; Dave Boswell, 67; Gary Carter, 57; Brad Corbett, 75; Ryan Freel, 36; Gail Harris, 81; Herman Hernandez, 54; Kevin Hickey 56; Hal Keller, 84; Paul Keyes, 50; Frank Mattox, 49; Lee MacPhail, 95; Dave May, 68; Jerry McMorris, 71; Marvin Miller, 95; Don Mincher, 73; Leslie Mueller, 93; Andy Musser, 74; Louise Nippert, 100; Mel Parnell, 89; Frank Pastore, 55; Pascual Perez, 55; Johnny Pesky, 92; Ron Plaza, 77; Tom Saffell, 91; Doris Sams, 85; Bill Skowron, 81; Les Smith, 93; Marty Springstead, 74; Champ Summers, 66; Floyd Temple, 85; Joe Walsh, 58; Harry Wendelstedt, 73; Eddie Yost, 86.

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Basketball:

Ralph Abraham, 63; Gene Bartow, 81; Bob Boozer, 75; Pete Brennan, 75; Donnie Butcher, 76; Chuck Cherundolo, 96; Ed Conlin, 79; Pat Cummings, 55; Joseph Curran, 89; Dana Davis, 56; LeRoy Ellis, 72; Jim Fitzgerald, 86; Simon Gourdine, 72; Dennis Hamilton, 68; Dick Harter, 81; Michael Haynes, 22; Kenny Heitz, 65; Art Heyman, 71; Charlie Hoag, 81; Marv Kessler, 80; Fuzzy Levane, 92; Delvy Lewis, 68; Ted Luckenbill, 72; Rick Majerus, 64; Slater Martin, 86; Ian Naismith, 72; Neil Reed, 36; Nolan Richardson III, 47; Dan Roundfield, 59; Peter Sauer, 35; Dwayne Schintzius, 43; Charlie Spoonhour, 72; Ken Trickey, 79; Jack Twyman, 78; Lou Watson, 88; Kenny Williamson, 65; Orlando Woolridge, 52.

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Bobsled:

Forrest Morgan, 90.

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Bowling:

Don Carter, 85; Marty Piraino, 88.

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Boxing:

Carmen Basilio, 85; Jimmy Bivins, 92; Hector Camacho, 50; Michael Dokes, 54; Angelo Dundee, 90; Garip Erkuyumcu, 73; Don Fullmer, 72; Andy Ganigan, 59; Wayne Kelly, 63; Arnaldo Mesa, 46; Eddie Perkins, 75; Corrie Sanders, 46; Teofilo Stevenson, 60; Emanuel Steward, 68; Bert Sugar, 75; Johnny Tapia, 45.

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Climbing:

Bill Forrest, 73; Maurice Herzog, 93; Jack Roberts, 58.

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Cricket:

Tony Greig, 66; Tom Maynard, 23.

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Cycling:

Kyle Bennett, 33; Inaki Lejarreta, 29; Fiorenzo Magni, 91.

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Equipment/Merchandise:

Byron Donzis, 79; Robert Newton, 85; Bob Smith, 78; Norman Sas, 87; Tom Sims, 61; Larry Stevenson, 81; William Staub, 96.

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Extreme Sports:

Micah True, 58.

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Fencing:

Bob Anderson, 89; Edoardo Mangiarotti, 93.

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Figure Skating:

Barbara Ann Scott, 84.

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Football:

Grady Allen, 66; George Anderson, 82; Joe Avezzano, 68; Dick Beam, 75; Jovan Belcher, 25; JR Boone, 86; Dean Brown, 44; Jerry Brown, 25: Frank Burns, 84; Jim Carlen, 79; Jimmy Carr, 79; Bob Chappuis, 89 Edward Christian, 20; Ray Costict, 56; Tom Coyle, 62; Kurt Crain, 47; Ben Davidson, 72; Ray Easterling, 62; Cleveland Elam, 60; Ron Erhardt, 80; Grant Feasel, 52; Vince Gibson, 78; Eddie Jones, 74; Edgar Kaiser Jr., 69; Alex Karras, 77; Eagle Keys, 89; Blair Kiel, 50; Johnie Kirton, 26; Joe Krivak, 77; Roland Lakes, 72; Mike Lynn, 76; Art Malone, 64; Tom Martinez, 67; Fred Matua, 28; Ken McRoyal, 22; Art Modell, 87; Larry Morris, 79; O.J. Murdock, 25; Cal Murphy, 79; Billy Neighbors, 72; Bob Odell, 90; R.C. Owens, 77; John Panelli, 85; Ladarious Phillips, 20; Joe Paterno, 85; Jesse Powell, 65; Merv Pregulman, 90; Jeff Richard, 19; Bud Riley, 86; Stacy Robinson, 50; Darrell Royal, 88; Steve Sabol, 69; Joe Sarra, 75; Rich Saul, 64; George Savitsky, 88; Junior Seau, 43; Freddie Solomon, 59; Jim Stanley, 77; Don Steinberg, 90; Bill Stewart, 59; Zavier Stringfellow, 19; Gary Tinsley, 22; Jerry Tubbs, 77; Steve Van Buren, 91; Ernie Warlick, 80; Alex Webster, 80; Ralph Wenzel, 69.

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Golf:

Doug Brecht, 62; Jim Flick, 82; Ramon Sota, 74; Scott Steele, 55; Colleen Walker, 56.

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Gymnastics:

Eduarda Mello Queiroz, 17.

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Hockey:

Emile Bouchard, 92; Herb Carnegie, 92; Ron Caron, 82; Bill Ezinicki, 88; Vladimir Krutov, 52; Ivan Pravilov, 48; Charles “Lefty” Smith, 81; Valeri Vasilyev, 62.

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Horse Racing:

Bill Baffert Sr., 88; John Cashman, 72; Lewis Cenicola, 66; Robert B. Cohen, 86; Marje Everett, 90; Peter Fuller, 89; Loyd “Boo” Gentry, 87; Jorge Herrera, 33; Frank Martin, 86; Pete Pedersen, 92; Mitch Shirota, 78. Horses: Arcadius, 8; Artax, 17; Benburb, 23; Deputed Testamony, 32; Dynaformer, 27; Giant Ryan, 6; Montjeu, 16; Pulpit, 18; Theatrical, 30.

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Media:

Furman Bisher, 93; Beano Cook, 81; Robert Creamer, 90; Bob Curtis, 87; Jim Durham, 65; Chris Economaki, 91; Mary Foster, 68; Trent Frayne, 93; Warner Fusselle, 68; Clive Gammon, 83; Jim Huber, 67; William Oscar Johnson, 81; Tom Kenville, 82; Joe Mooshil, 85; Jessica Redfield, 24; Bruce Stark, 79; Randy Starkman, 51; Dom Valentino, 83.

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Music:

Ernie Hays, 77.

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Olympics:

Henry Adefope, 84; LeRoy Walker, 93.

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Poker:

Thomas “Amarillo Slim” Preston Jr., 83.

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Powerboating:

William Nocker, 47.

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Public Address Announcers:

Carl Beane, 59; David Courtney, 56; Budd Lynch, 95.

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Rodeo:

Broc Cresta, 25.

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Rowing:

John Fairfax, 74; Nemanja Nesic, 24.

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Rugby:

Jock Hobbs, 52; Ian Kirkpatrick, 82; Selorm Kuadey, 24; Nevin Spence, 22; Wilson Whineray, 77.

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Skiing/Ski Jumping:

Jill Kinmont Boothe, 75; Sarah Burke, 29; Sixten Jernberg, 83; Nils Karlsson, 94; Jiri Raska, 70; Bjorn Sieber, 23; Nik Zoricic, 29.

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Soccer:

Gary Ablett, 46; Arianna Alioto, 18; Jules Francois Bocande, 53; Miguel Calero, 41; Giorgio Chinaglia, 65; John Connelly, 74; Nigel Doughty, 54; Austen Everett, 25; Felix, 74; Helmut Haller, 73; Chinonso Ihelwere Henry, 21; Michael Jones, 25; Harry Keough, 84; Timo Konietzka, 73; Lefter Kucukandonyadis, 86; Robert Kutasi, 48; Jesus Lupian, 19; Marcos “Marquitos” Alonso Imaz, 78; Patrick Mafisango, 32; Joe McBride, 74; Miljan Miljanic, 81; Kenny Morgans, 73; Piermario Morosini, 25; Alkis Panagoulias, 78; Manuel Preciado, 54; Dave Sexton, 82; Wlodzimierz Smolarek, 54; John Souza, 91; Tan Sri Hamzah Abu Samah, 88; Kirk Urso, 22; Rashidi Yekini, 48; Jose Maria Zarraga, 81.

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Swimming/Diving:

Ron Ballatore, 71; Ann Curtis, 86; Mark Lenzi, 43; Philip Moriarty, 98; Alexander Dale Oen, 26; Murray Rose, 73.

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Tennis:

Margaret DuPont, 94; Robert Kelleher, 99; Art Larsen, 87.

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Track and Field:

Milt Campbell, 78; Jack Davis, 81; George Mattos, 83; Yves Niare, 35; Samia Yusuf Omar, 21; Reggie Pearman, 89; Pat Porter, 53.

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Volleyball:

Vigor Bovolenta, 37; Gene Selznick, 82.

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Wrestling:

Jeff Blatnick, 55. Pro: Chief Jay Strongbow, 83.

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Yachting:

Britton Chance Jr., 72.



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