On This Day

Sports Stars Who Died in 1893

  • Jan 26 Abner Doubleday, American Union Army General-Major, and inventor (San Francisco cable cars), dies at 73
  • Jul 9 William Scotton, English cricketer (wicket in 15 Tests for Eng), commits suicide at 37
  • Jul 20 Tom Kelly, Australian cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1877-79, 64 runs), dies at 49
  • Jul 20 Thomas Kelly, Australian cricket batsman (2 Tests, HS 35; Victoria CA), dies at 49
  • Oct 10 Lip Pike, American baseball player, dies at 48