Deaths in Sport on April 15

  • 1926 Frank Iredale, cricketer (14 Tests for Aust, 807 runs at 36 68), dies
  • 1942 Joshua Pim, Irish tennis player (Wimbledon 1893-94), dies at 72
  • 1962 Arsenio Lacson, Filipino politician and sportswriter (b. 1911)
  • 1970 Ripper Collins, American baseball player (b. 1904)
  • 1971 Dan Reeves, American football team owner (b. 1912)
  • 1993 Harry "Bull" Alexander, Australian cricketer (Test for Aust 1933, avg 154), dies at 87
  • 1994 John Curry, English figure skater (Olympic gold 1976), dies of AIDS at 44
  • 2002 Byron "Whizzer" White, American football player and U.S. Supreme Court Justice (b. 1917)
  • 2003 Leonard Tose, owner NFL Philadelphia Eagles 1969-85, dies at 88
  • 2012 Murray Rose, Australian Olympic gold winning swimmer, dies from leukemia at 73
  • 2012 Joan Tozzer, American figure skater, dies at 90