Deaths in Sport in 1920

  • Jan 20 Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler (b. 1876)
  • May 17 Maitland Hathorn, cricketer (325 runs in 12 Tests South African 1901-11), dies
  • Jul 5 John Shuter, cricketer (scored 28 in only Test for England 1888), dies
  • Aug 17 Ray Chapman, American baseball player (Cleveland Indians), dies at 29 after being hit in the head by a pitch from NY Yankees Carl Mays
  • Nov 25 Gaston Chevrolet, French-born American race car driver and automobile pioneer (b. 1892)
  • Dec 14 George Gipp, American football player (b. 1895)
  • Dec 21 Claude Tozer, cricketer (dashing NSW batsman, shot to death