On This Day

Sports Stars Who Died in 1911

  • Feb 7 Harry Graham, Australian cricketer (6 Test for Australia 1893-96, 301 runs), dies at 40
  • Feb 18 Billy Murdoch, Australian cricket batsman (18 Tests Australia, 1 England; 2 x 100s; NSW, Sussex CCC, London CCC), dies from apoplexy at 56
  • Apr 14 Addie Joss, American baseball player (Cleveland Naps), dies of TB at 31
  • May 20 E. M. Grace, English cricket all-rounder (1 Test, HS 36; Gloucestershire CCC), dies at 69
  • Jul 31 Jack Edwards, cricketer (1888 Ashes tourist), dies
  • Aug 5 Bob Caruthers, American baseball player (b. 1864)
  • Aug 10 James "Soup" Perkins, American jockey (Kentucky Derby 1985; winningest jockey in America 1895), dies from a heart attack at 32
  • Aug 21 W R Wister, cricketer (USA v Canada 1859), dies
  • Nov 23 Bernard Tancred, South African cricketer (87 runs in 1888-89 South Africa v England), dies at 46
  • Dec 13 Reggie Duff, Australian cricket batsman (23 Tests; 104 on debut), dies of alcoholism at 33