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Sportspeople who died during their careers

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List of accidents involving sports teams

Click on date for associated article 1. ^ Frolunda chartered three planes to carry the entire teams roster, one of which carried seven team members and crashed.

List of American football players who died during their careers

This is a list of players of American football who died while still on a team roster. Included are players in professional and college football who have died of any cause. Players who ended their careers to join the military and died while in service are included. Each player is listed with the team to which he was assigned at the time of his death, rather than the team with which he spent most of his career; thus, players who were unemployed at the time of their death are not listed, regardless of whether or not they were still seeking to play.

List of association footballers who died while playing

The following is a list of association footballers who died while playing, either directly from injuries sustained during a game, or after being taken ill on the pitch. Following an increase in deaths, both during matches and training, the Federation of International Football Associations considered mandatory cardiac testing, already in place for years in some countries, such as Italy. By 2009, FIFA player Pre-Competition Medical Assessment PCMA included family history, heart rhythm, sounds, and electrocardiogram ECG results. The Union of European Football Associations UEFA required extens ...

List of footballers killed during World War II

Eric Robinson - played for York City 1940-1941 and Wolverhampton Wanderers 1941-1942. Drowned during a training exercise on the River Derwent. Matthew Armstrong - played for Darlington 1936-1939. Died during service in the Middle East. Charlie Sillett – played for Southampton 1931–1938. He was killed in a U-boat attack on an allied convoy while serving with the Royal Navy in 1945. William Parr - played for Arsenal 1940. Died in an aircraft crash in 1942. Reg Anderson - played for Dulwich Hamlet 1934-1938 and 1939-1940 and Cardiff City 1938-1939. Died when his bomber was shot down by flak o ...

List of baseball players who died during their careers

This is a list of baseball players who died during their careers. These deaths occurred during a game, due to illness, results of accidents, acts of violence, or suicide. Repeated studies have shown that Major League Baseball players have a greater life expectancy than males in the general U.S. population - about five years more, on average, which is attributed to their superior fitness and healthy lifestyles. The longer the active career, the longer the player lives, on average. This correlation is attributed to the maintenance of fitness and increased wealth.