On This Day

Deaths in Sport in 1922

  • Mar 1 Rafael Moreno Aranzadi [Pichichi], Spanish soccer forward (5 caps; Athletic Bilbao), dies from typhus at 29
  • Apr 14 Cap Anson, American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman and manager (NL batting champion 1881, 88; 8 × NL RBI leader; Chicago White Stockings / Colts), dies from a glandular ailment at 69
  • Sep 21 Tom Armitage, cricketer (England lob bowler v Australia 1877), dies
  • Nov 7 Sam Thompson, baseball player (b. 1860)