Deaths in Sport in January 1961

  • Jan 2 Bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for South Africa 1922-31), dies

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Jan 24 Alfred Carlton Gilbert, American athlete, inventor, and businessman (invented the Erector Set), dies at 76

  • Jan 26 Morris Nichols, cricketer (41 wkts in 14 Tests for Eng 1930-39), dies