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January 22, 2021 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestHank Aaron

Hank Aaron, American Baseball Hall of Fame right fielder (MLB record 755 HRs; NL MVP 1957; 25 × MLB All-Star; Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Brewers), dies at 86 [1]

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • Luton Shelton, Jamaican soccer striker (75 caps; Vålerenga, Karabükspor, Sheffield United), dies from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at 35
  • Nick Drake-Lee, English rugby union prop (8 caps; Leicester Tigers), dies at 78
  • Tony Jones, American NFL tackle (Super Bowl 1997, 98; Second-team All-Pro 1994; Pro Bowl 1998; Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos), dies at 54
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