Tagged: deaths

Mel Farr

Former Lions RB Mel Farr dies at age 70

Former Lions running back Mel Farr has died. He was 70 years old. Farr stayed involved with the Lions alumni programs as recently as last season. He was the seventh overall pick in the 1967...

Jake Thompson

The Daily Vibe – June 6, 2012

Tigers Select Jake Thompson with 91st pick in MLB draft (Bless You Boys) Tigers Select Austin Schotts with 121st pick in MLB draft (Bless You Boys) Former Red Wings draft pick Bryan Rufenach dies...

Orlando Woolridge

The Daily Vibe – June 2, 2012

Former Piston Orlando Woolridge dies at 52 from chronic heart condition (WXYZ) Report: Triple-A Toledo’s Matt Young removed from game; on verge of being called up? (MLive) Bill Ford, on Lions’ off-field problems: ‘There...

Will Bynum

The Daily Vibe – March 5, 2012

NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers interested in Will Bynum (Detroit Bad Boys) Vernon Macklin waiting (in)patiently for his opportunity (Detroit Bad Boys) Jimmy Howard will not make the trip to Philly. Jordan Pearce has been...

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Hall-of-Fame manager Sparky Anderson dies

Sparky Anderson who managed three teams to World Series championships died today at the age of 76. A family spokesman said Anderson died from complications from dementia. Anderson managed the famed “Big Red Machine”...