He got so sick of trying to tell everybody that Little Willy Willy won't go home, that he finally kicked the bucket.
Brian Connolly was never played in a game.
Reportedly, he was so popular in the '40s that charging Japanese troops yelled, "To hell with Roosevelt, to hell with Babe Ruth, to hell with Roy Acuff!" Yeah, sure.
(d) November 23rd, 1992