2008 passings: Sports

Podres and Frontiere

Art Aragon, boxer
Buzzie Bavasi, baseball man
John Buttera, hot rodder
Billy Consolo, player
Dock Ellis, pitcher
Craig Fertig, USC star

Georgia Frontiere, owner
Ed Justice Sr., motors
Pete Newell, coach and GM
Johnny Podres, Boy of Summer
Mando Ramos, boxer
Larry Smith, coach

Phil Wallace: "The Rams have a rich history in Los Angeles that Frontiere helped to end."

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