Deaths in Sport on August 30

  • 1949 Arthur Fielder, English cricket fast bowler (6 Tests 1903-08), dies at 72
  • 1952 Arky Vaughan, American Baseball HOF shortstop (9 × MLB All-Star; NL batting champion 1935; NL stolen base leader 1943; Pittsburgh Pirates, Brooklyn Dodgers), dies in a boating accident at 40
  • 1952 Arky Vaughn, American Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop (MLB All-Star 1934–42; NL batting champion 1935; NL stolen base leader 1943), drowns whilst fishing at 40
  • 1986 Ellis Achong, West Indian cricket spin bowler (6 Tests, 8 wickets; Trinidad; 1st of Chinese descent to play a Test match), dies at 82
  • 1989 Joe Collins, American baseball first baseman (World Series 1949–53, 56; New York Yankees), dies at 66
  • 2000 Willie Maddren, English soccer defender (Middlesborough 293 games) and manager (Middlesborough 1984-86), dies from motor neurone disease at 49
  • 2008 Tommy Bolt, American golfer (US Open 1958), dies at 92
  • 2016 Věra Čáslavská, Czech gymnast (7 Olympic gold 1964, 68), dies of pancreatic cancer at 74
  • 2022 Gheorghe Berceanu, Romanian Greco-Roman wrestler (Olympic gold light-flyweight 1972, silver 1976; World C'ship gold 1969, 72), dies at 72