On This Day

April 5, 2020 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Deaths in Sport

  • Bobby Mitchell, American Pro Football Hall of Fame running back (Pro Bowl 1960, 62–64; First-team All-Pro 1962–64; Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins), dies at 84
  • Dougie Morgan, Scottish rugby union halfback (21 caps Scotland, 2 British & Irish Lions; Stewart's Melville FP), dies at 73
  • Ed Biles, American football coach (College: Xavier 1962-68; NFL: Houston Oilers 1981-83), dies from leukemia at 88
  • Peter Walker, English cricket batsman (3 Tests; Glamorgan CCC), dies after a stroke at 84
2020 in Sport