Deaths in Sport on April 2

  • 1933 K S Ranjitsinhji, cricketer (989 Test runs, 1st-class avg 56), dies
  • 1947 Joseph Hardstaff, cricket (311 runs in 5 Tests for Eng 1907-08), dies

Person of interestGil Hodges

1972 Gil Hodges, manager (NY Mets), dies of heart attack at 57

MLB First Baseman Gil Hodges
MLB First Baseman
Gil Hodges
  • 1979 Carroll D Rosenbloom, LA Rams president, dies at 72
  • 1979 Ivan Barrow, cricketer (11 Tests for West Indies 1930-39), dies
  • 1980 Dick Howorth, cricketer (England slow lefty all-rounder late 40's), dies
  • 1993 Klaas Schenk, Dutch speed skater, coach and father of Ard, dies at 86
  • 1995 Harvey Penick, premier golf instructor/author, dies at 90
  • 2010 Mike Cuellar, Cuban baseball player (b. 1937)
  • 2010 Chris Kanyon, American wrestler (b. 1970)