Today's Deaths in Sport

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  • 1883 George Coulthard, cricketer (Test for Australia 1882), dies
  • 1917 Bob Fitzsimmons, English boxer (b. 1863)
  • 1927 Ross Youngs, Hall of Fame baseballer, dies of Bright's disease at 30
  • 1969 Giovanni Martinelli, Italian opera singer (NY Met), dies on 84th birthday
  • 1992 Red Barber, sportscaster (Dodgers, Yankees), dies at 84
  • 2001 Prof. Dr. Dkfm. Helmut Krackowizer, journalist and motorcycle racer (b. 1922)
  • 2012 Wilson Whineray, New Zealand rugby player, dies at 77