Deaths in Sport on April 20

  • 1908 Henry Chadwick, English-American baseball pioneer, developed 1st rule book, dies at 85
  • 1918 Reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, cricketer (1 Test for SA), dies
  • 1964 Eddie Dyer, baseball player (b. 1899)
  • 1977 Len Johnson, cricketer (one Test for Australia, 3-66 & 3-8), dies
  • 1982 Andrew Sandham, cricketer (325 Eng 1930, 879 runs in 14 Tests), dies
  • 1995 R E S Wyatt, cricketer (England capt 16 times), dies
  • 2003 Daijiro Kato, Japanese motorcycle racer (b. 1976)
  • 2005 Zygfryd Blaut, Polish football player (b. 1943)
  • 2013 Nosher Powell, English actor and boxer, dies at 84
  • 2014 Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, American boxer whose murder convictions were overturned after 19 years in prison, dies of prostate cancer at 76
  • 2015 Bob St. Clair "The Geek", American football player, dies at 84