A midfielder for Livorno, Morosini suffered cardiac arrest and died in April of 2012. He was 25.
The only Yankee to ever win Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player, Munson died in August of 1979 from a broken neck sustained while he was trying to land an airplane. He was 32.
Widely regarded as a player destined to become one of the greatest Boston Celtics of all time, Lewis died after suffering from cardiac arrest during an offseason practice in July of 1993. He was 27.
A guard for the San Francisco 49ers, Herrion died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in August of 2005. He was 23.
Only the second player to lead the country in scoring and rebounding in the same season, Gathers died after collapsing in the first half of the 1990 WCC tournament quarterfinal game. He was 23.
Considered by most to be one of the most talented college basketball players of all time, Bias died in June of 1986 from a cocaine overdose. He was 22.
The first African-American to win the Heisman, Davis died of leukemia in May of 1963. He was 23.
A two-time Pro Bowl safety for the Washington Redskins, Taylor died from gunshot wounds sustained in a November 2007 shooting. He was 24.
Widely regarded as one of the brightest NASCAR stars of all time, Earnhardt died on the final lap of the 2001 Daytona 500. He was 49.
A Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver at various points over a five-year span, Henry died from injuries sustained in an accident in December of 2009. He was 26.
A Minnesota Vikings offensive tackle for six seasons, Stringer suffered a heat stroke during preseason camp in 2001 and died shortly thereafter. He was 27.