Deaths in Sport on December 4

  • 1935 Hylton Philipson, cricketer (England keeper in 5 Tests 1892-95), dies
  • 1944 Roger Bresnahan, American baseball player, dies at 65
  • 1980 Stanislawa Walasiewicz [Stella Walsh], Polish-born American sprinter (Olympic gold 1932), dies shot during an armed robbery, at 69
  • 2000 Colin Cowdrey, England cricket batsman (114 Tests, 7,624 runs @ 44.06), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • 2003 Iggy Katona, American race car driver, dies at 87
  • 2011 Sócrates [Socrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Sousa Vieira de Oliveira], Brazilian footballer (60 caps and 22 goals for Brazil), dies at 57
  • 2012 Miguel Calero, Colombia footballer, dies from cerebral thrombosis at 41
  • 2016 Margaret Whitton, American actress (Good & Evil, Major League), dies of cancer at 67