Deaths in Sport on December 3

  • 1765 Lord John Philip Sackville, British cricketer (b. 1713)
  • 1890 Bill Midwinter, cricketer (8 Tests for Australia, 4 for England), dies
  • 1964 George Brown, cricketer (7 Tests for England), dies
  • 1967 Harry Wismer, American original owner of the New York Jets (b. 1913)
  • 1975 Hugh Thurlow, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1932), dies
  • 1979 Dhyan Chand, Indian field hockey player (Olympic gold 1928, 1932, 1936), dies at 74
  • 1997 Steve Hamilton, pitcher (NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 63
  • 2005 Herb Moford, American baseball player (b. 1928)
  • 2011 Sam Loxton, Australian cricketer (flamboyant Australian batsman of late 40's), dies at 90