Deaths in Sport in 1928

  • Jan 6 Alvin C Kraenzlein, track star (Olympic-4 gold-1900), dies at 51
  • Feb 1 Hughie Jennings, American baseball player and manager (b. 1869)
  • Apr 5 Roy Kilner, cricketer (9 Tests for England 1924-26), dies at 38
  • Sep 25 Karl Schneider, cricketer (South Aust batsman), dies of leukaemia at 23
  • Oct 16 Septimus Kinneir, cricketer (Test for Eng), dies

Person of interestArnold Rothstein

Nov 6 Arnold Rothstein, American gambler and mobster (fixed 1919 World Series), dies of gunshot wounds at 46

Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster Arnold Rothstein
Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster
Arnold Rothstein
  • Dec 1 Arthur Gore, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1901, 08-09), dies at 60
  • Dec 21 Harry Butt, cricketer (England wicket-keeper v South Africa 1895-96), dies