Sun coverage: Notable sports deaths in 2008

December 18, 2008

Ex-Redskins QB Sammy Baugh dies at 94

Hall of Famer Sammy Baugh, the ultimate three-way threat who revolutionized the use of the forward pass as a quarterback for the Washington Redskins, died last night. He was 94.

October 2, 2008

Colts grew with 'Pops' at their side

Milt Davis knew how to read people - on and off the football field.

September 5, 2008

Ex-Orioles infielder Todd Cruz dead at 52

Six weeks ago, during the 25th anniversary celebration of the Orioles' last world championship, Todd Cruz stood on the field at Camden Yards and reveled in the moment.

June 8, 2008

Jim McKay dies at 86

Jim McKay, who in 1947 spoke the first words ever heard on Baltimore television and later became the model for the modern sports anchorman with his marathon effort amid a terrorist attack at the 1972 Munich Olympics, died yesterday of natural causes at his horse farm in Monkton. He was 86.

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