Deaths in Sport on April 9

  • 2001 Willie Stargell, American baseball player (b. 1940)
  • 2002 Pat Flaherty, American racecar driver (b. 1926)
  • 2006 Billy Hitchcock, American baseball player, coach, and official (b. 1916)
  • 2009 Nick Adenhart, American baseball player, dies at 22
  • 2010 Zoltán Varga, Hungarian Footballer (b. 1945)
  • 2010 Aladár Kovácsi, Hungarian pentathlete and Olympic champion (1952, Helsinki), dies at 77
  • 2012 Mark Lenzi, American springboard diver (Olympic Gold 1992), dies at 43