Deaths in Sport in 1918

  • Jan 24 George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871)
  • Feb 2 John L Sullivan, Mass, heavyweight boxing champ, dies at 59
  • Mar 10 Jim McCormick, Scottish-born American baseball player, dies at 61
  • Apr 11 Arthur Ochse, cricketer (WW I played for South Africa in 1889 aged 19), dies
  • Apr 20 Reginald Harry Mybirgh Hands, cricketer (1 Test for SA), dies
  • Jun 25 Jake Beckley, American baseball player, dies at 50
  • Aug 1 John Riley Banister, American cowboy and Texas Ranger (b. 1854)
  • Oct 17 Gordon White, cricketer (WW I Superb South African batsman 1905-12), dies
  • Nov 18 Reggie Schwartz, cricketer (55 wickets for South Africa), dies
  • Nov 26 Charlie McLeod, cricketer (all-rounder for Australia 1894-1905), dies