On This Day

Deaths in Sport in 1903

  • Jan 4 W H M "Dicky" Richards, cricketer (score 4 & 0 in Test for S Af), dies
  • May 1 Arthur Haygarth, English cricket batsman (Middlesex & Surrey, cricket historian), dies at 77
  • May 19 Arthur Shrewsbury, English cricketer (1277 runs at 35 47 in 23 Tests), dies at 47
  • Jul 2 Ed Delahanty, American Baseball Hall of Fame left fielder (NL batting champion 1899, 1902), dies at Niagara Falls at 35
  • Jul 25 Willie Park Sr., Scottish golfer (British Open 1860, 63, 66, 75), dies at 70
  • Dec 11 Patrick McShane, cricket player/ump (1884-85 Ashes series), dies