Deaths in Sport in May 1953

  • May 7 Ormerod Pearse, cricketer (55 runs & 3 wkts in 3 Tests for S Af), dies
  • May 18 Tom Killick, cricketer (at the crease 2 Tests for Eng 1929), dies
  • May 27 Jesse Burkett, American baseball player (b. 1868)