On This Day

Deaths in Sport in August 1983

  • Aug 12 Henry Gifford Vivian, cricketer (7 Tests for NZ, 17 wkts), dies
  • Aug 12 Giff Vivian, New Zealand cricket batsman (7 Tests @ 42.1, top score 100), dies at 70
  • Aug 16 Earl Averill, American baseball player (Cleveland Indians), dies at 81