Deaths in Sport in April 1997

  • Apr 6 Jack Kent Cooke, Canadian entrepreneur, NFL team owner (Washington Redskins), dies at 84
  • Apr 7 Luis Aloma, Cuban baseball player (b. 1923)
  • Apr 13 Voldemar Väli, Estonian wrestler (b. 1903)
  • Apr 23 Denis Compton, English cricketer (b. 1918)