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Dead Athletes: Famous Athletes Who Died in 2013  

Aaron Hager
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This list of famous athletes who have died in 2013 is a complete list of American and international sports players and personalities who have gone to the great stadium in the sky in 2013. This is a list of the celebrity athletes who have passed so far this year and is continuously updates as athletes die and includes all the athletes who have died in sports related accidents, the players who died of natural causes and the athletes who sadly took their own lives in 2013. The world is a less interesting and sporty without these talented athletes in it to root for.

If you're wondering what famous athletes have died in 2013, this is the place to look. If a notable player or personality dies this year, they'll be on the list.

This list will be updated along with the Celebrity Deaths 2013 as more people leave this world.
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Lou Brissie
Lou Brissie is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list Dead Athletes: Famous Athletes Who Died in 2013
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11/25/13: Lou Brissie, who overcame a shattered tibia and shinbone suffered in WWII to pitch seven seasons with Philadelphia Athletics and Cleveland Indians, has died at 89.

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Birthplace: Ware Shoals, South Carolina

Position: Pitcher

Thomas Howard is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list Dead Athletes: Famous Athletes Who Died in 2013
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11/18/13: Thomas Howard, a linebacker with the Oakland Raiders, Cincinnati Bengals, and Atlanta Falcons, died in an auto accident in Oakland. He was 30.

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Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas

Nationality: United States of America

Position: Linebacker

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Frank Chamberlin
Frank Chamberlin is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list Dead Athletes: Famous Athletes Who Died in 2013
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11/17/13: Frank Chamberlin, an NFL linebacker with the Tennessee Titans, Cincinnati Bengals, and Houston Texans, has died of brain cancer. He was 35.

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Birthplace: Mahwah, New Jersey

Nationality: United States of America

Position: Linebacker

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Billy Hardwick
Billy Hardwick is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list Dead Athletes: Famous Athletes Who Died in 2013
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11/16/13: Billy Hardwick, a PBA bowler who won 18 PBA titles in his bowling career, has died of a heart attack. He was 72.

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