Today's Deaths in Sport

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  • 1971 Edward van der Merwe, South African cricket wicket keeper (2 Tests in 30's), dies at 67
  • 1990 Leslie Ames, cricketer (47 Tests, 2434 runs 8 centuries), dies
  • 1992 Gerrit Schulte, Dutch 6-day cyclist known as the "Crazy Cyclist", dies at 76
  • 1992 Jean R Yawkey, owner (Boston Red Sox), dies of a stroke at 83
  • 2003 Christian Goethals, Belgian racing driver (b. 1928)
  • 2009 Norm Van Lier, Basketball player and broadcaster (b. 1947)
  • 2009 Johnny Kerr, Basketball player and Chicago Bulls broadcaster (b. 1932)

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2015 Earl Lloyd, 1st African American basketball player in the NBA, dies at 86

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  • 2016 Andy Bathgate, professional ice hockey player (New York Rangers, 1958 NHL MVP), dies at 83