On This Day

Deaths in Sport in 1893

  • Jan 26 Abner Doubleday, Union general-major and inventor (baseball), dies at 73
  • Jul 9 William Scotton, cricketer (wicket in 15 Tests for Eng), suicide
  • Jul 20 Tom Kelly, Australian cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1877-79, 64 runs), dies at 49
  • Oct 10 Lip Pike, American baseball player, dies at 48