Deaths in Sport in 1960

  • Jan 5 Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies
  • Jan 7 Dorothea Douglass Chambers (aka Katharine Lambert Chambers), UK tennis player (b. 1878)
  • Jan 10 Jack Laviolette, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1879)
  • Feb 5 Louis Stricker, cricketer (South African open bat in 13 Tests 1909-12), dies
  • Feb 23 Arthur Legat, Belgian racing driver (b. 1898)
  • Jun 1 Lester Patrick, NHL coach/star, dies at 76
  • Jun 26 John Brenden Kelly, rower (Olympic gold 1920, 24), dies at 70
  • Jun 27 Lottie Dod, English athlete (b. 1871)
  • Jul 9 Vallance Jupp, cricketer (28 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1921-28), dies
  • Aug 16 Errol Holmes, cricketer (batted in 5 Tests for England 1935), dies
  • Aug 22 Eduard PĆ¼tsep, Estonian wrestler (b. 1898)
  • Sep 18 A J Evans, cricketer (only England Test v Aus 1921), dies
  • Sep 26 William Ling, cricketer (South African batsman in 6 Tests 1921-23), dies
  • Nov 12 John Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies
  • Nov 27 Frederick Fane, cricketer (682 runs in 14 Tests for Eng 1905-10), dies