Deaths in Sport in February 1989

  • Feb 2 Ondrej Nepela, Slovak figure skater (b. 1951)
  • Feb 3 Glenna Collett Vare, American golfer who dominated women's golf in the 1920s, dies at 85
  • Feb 10 Dan Kelly, NHL sportscaster, dies at 52, "He shoots, he scores!"
  • Feb 17 Lefty Gomez, pitching great (NY Yankees), dies at 80
  • Feb 21 Alex Th├ępot, French footballer (b. 1906)
  • Feb 24 Sparky Adams, American baseball player (b. 1894)