Deaths in Sport on April 24

  • 1924 George Street, English cricket wicket keeper (1 Test 1923), dies
  • 1983 Rolf Stommelen, German race car driver (b. 1943)
  • 1986 Bill Edrich, cricketer (39 Tests for England), dies
  • 1988 E S "Bob" Newson, cricketer (South African fast bowler in 1930's), dies
  • 2000 John Beck, New Zealand cricketer (lefty bat in 8 Tests for NZ 1953-56), dies at 65
  • 2006 Steve Stavro, Canadian businessman and sports team owner (b. 1927)
  • 2006 Brian Labone, English footballer (b. 1940)
  • 2013 Larry Felser, American sports columnist, dies at 80
  • 2016 Tommy [Tamio] Kono, American weightlifter (Olympic gold 1952, 60), dies at 85