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September 23, 2020 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Deaths in Sport

  • Bobby Wilson, English tennis player (Wimbledon doubles 1960 runner-up), dies at 84

Person of interestGale Sayers

Gale Sayers, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback, 4X Pro Bowl, 2X NFL rushing leader (Chicago Bears), and source for the TV movie "Brian's Song", dies from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease at 77 [1]

NFL Running Back Gale Sayers
NFL Running Back
Gale Sayers
  • Ray Batten, English rugby league back-rower (Great Britain 3, England 3 Tests; Leeds 434 games) and coach (Wakefield Trinity), dies at 75
2020 in Sport