On This Day

Deaths in Sport in February 1987

  • Feb 2 Castilho, Brazilian footballer (b. 1927)
  • Feb 5 E. Michael Burke, sports executive (President New York Yankees, New York Knicks, Madison Square Garden), dies at 70
  • Feb 9 Larry French, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1940; Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs; Brooklyn Dodgers), dies at 79
  • Feb 13 M L "Curly" Page, cricketer (NZ Test capt 1933), dies