Deaths in Sport in 1925

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 2 Jaap Eden, Dutch world champion cyclist and speed skater, dies at 51

Cyclist and Speed Skater Jaap Eden
Cyclist and Speed Skater
Jaap Eden
  • Mar 4 John Montgomery Ward, American baseball player (b. 1860)
  • Mar 14 Walter Camp, American, father of American football, dies at 65
  • Apr 18 Charles Ebbets, President (Dodgers), dies
  • May 27 Ed McKeever, pres (Bkln Dodgers), dies of pneumonia
  • Jul 14 Pancho Villa, Filipino world boxing champion (b. 1901)
  • Jul 26 Antonio Ascari, Italian racing driver (b. 1888)
  • Aug 3 William Bruce, cricketer (drowns 14 Tests for Australia 1885-95), dies
  • Sep 30 Philip Hutchinson, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1889), dies
  • Oct 7 Christy Mathewson, American baseball player (b. 1880)
  • Dec 17 A N "Monkey" Hornby, cricketer (England capt at Oval 1882), dies