Notable sports deaths in 2006

Clumsy image aside, Ford was accomplished athlete

December 28, 2006

Gerald Ford: 1913-2006

Clumsy image aside, Ford was accomplished athlete

His deliberate manner of speaking, some highly publicized mishaps and a recurring Chevy Chase bit in the early days of Saturday Night Live helped advance the notion that Gerald R. Ford was a bit of a klutz.

June 11, 2006

Moe Drabowsky: 1935-2006

O's Series hero was prankster, too

Former pitcher Moe Drabowsky, a fun-loving prankster who became an Orioles World Series hero, died yesterday at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock of complications from multiple myeloma, a cancer of the bone marrow.

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