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MARK BECHTEL
December 28, 2009
Bill Davidson, 86 The owner of the Pistons (for 35 years), the Shock and the Lightning, all his teams won titles in 2003--04.
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December 28, 2009

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Bill Davidson, 86 The owner of the Pistons (for 35 years), the Shock and the Lightning, all his teams won titles in 2003--04.

Jasper Howard, 20 The UConn cornerback was fatally stabbed hours after making a career-high 11 tackles in a win over Louisville.

Paul Hogue, 69 The 6'9" center was the Most Outstanding Player of the '62 Final Four, when he led Cincinnati to its second straight title.

Dick Jacobs, 83 In his 13 years as Indians owner, the team won five division championships and two pennants and had 455 straight sellouts.

Harry Kalas, 73 The smooth baritone was the voice of the Phillies for 39 years and also did voiceovers for NFL Films.

Danny Ozark, 85 Though he never won the NL pennant, he managed the Phillies to three straight division titles in the 1970s.

Carl Pohlad, 93 The banker owned the Twins since 1984—three years before they won the first of their two World Series in Minnesota.

Abe Pollin, 85 A leading D.C. philanthropist, the construction magnate owned the Wizards for 45 years and the Capitals for 25.

Richard Quick, 66 The coach of the U.S. swim team at three Olympics, Quick won 13 national titles at Texas, Stanford and Auburn.

Lou Saban, 87 The peripatetic coach made 27 stops in a 52-year career, including two stints in Buffalo, where he won a pair of AFL titles.

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