On This Day

Sports Stars Who Died 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 HOF first baseman (NL batting champion 1881, 88; 8 × NL RBI leader; Chicago White Stockings/Colts) and manager (Philadelphia A's, Chicago White Stockings/Colts, NY Giants), dies from a glandular ailment at 69
  • Sep 21 Tom Armitage, cricketer (England lob bowler v Australia 1877), dies
  • Nov 6 Morgan Bulkeley, American politician (US Senator - Connecticut 1905-11) and Baseball HOF administrator (NL President 1876), dies at 84
  • Nov 7 Sam Thompson, baseball player (b. 1860)