Deaths in Sport in February 1961

  • Feb 9 Grigory Levenfish, Russian International chess grandmaster, dies at 70
  • Feb 15 Maribel Vinson, American figure skater (9 time US National Champion), dies at 49
  • Feb 23 Wilf Ferguson, cricket leg spinner (34 wickets for West Indies), dies
  • Feb 27 Platt Adams, American high jumper (Olympic gold 1912), dies at 75