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 Bob Newson, South African cricket fast bowler (3 Tests, 4 wickets; Transvaal; Rhodesia), dies at 87
  • 1989 Franz Binder, Austrian soccer striker and manager (19 caps Austria, 9 caps Germany; Rapid Vienna), dies at 77
  • 2000 John Beck, New Zealand cricket batsman (8 Tests; 3 x 50; top score 99; Wellington), dies at 65
  • 2004 Willie Watson, English cricket batsman (23 Tests, 2 x 100s) and soccer midfielder (4 caps; Sunderland), dies at 84
  • 2006 Brian Labone, English footballer (b. 1940)
  • 2006 Steve Stavro, Canadian businessman and sports team owner (b. 1927)
  • 2011 Colin Snedden, New Zealand cricketer (Test NZ v England 1947, 0-46), dies at 93
  • 2013 Larry Felser, American sports columnist, dies at 80
  • 2016 Tommy [Tamio] Kono, American weightlifter (Olympic gold 1952, 60), dies at 85
  • 2020 Graeme Watson, Australian cricket all-rounder (5 Tests, 1 x 50, 6 wickets; 2 ODIs; Victoria CA, WA CA, NSW CA), dies from cancer at 75
  • 2021 John T. Ward Jr., American racehorse trainer (Kentucky Derby 2001 Monarchos; Breeders' Cup Distaff 1999 Beautiful Pleasure), dies at 75
  • 2022 Richie Moran, American Lacrosse HOF midfielder (Uni of Maryland) and coach (NCAA National C'ship 1971, 76, 77; Coach of the Year 1971, 77, 87; Cornell), dies at 85