On This Day

April 17, 2020 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Deaths in Sport

  • Bobby Winkles, American College Baseball Hall of Fame coach (Arizona State University) and manager (California Angels, Oakland A's), dies at 90
  • Carlos Contreras, Chilean soccer defender (30 caps; Universidad de Chile), dies at 81
  • Norman Hunter, English soccer defender (28 caps; Leeds United, Bristol City, Barnsley; FIFA World Cup 1966), dies from COVID-19 at 76
  • Raymond Van Gestel, Belgian soccer winger (5 caps; Lyra) and athlete (Belgian long jump champion), dies at 90