On This Day

Deaths in Sport in February 1968

  • Feb 1 Lawson Little, American golfer (US Open 1940), dies at 57
  • Feb 22 Omer CFL Tulippe, Belgian geographer, dies at 71
  • Feb 29 Lena Blackburne, American baseball infielder, manager, coach (Chicago WS; discovered rubbing clay to take the shine off baseballs), dies at 81