Deaths in Sport on February 16

  • 1933 Archie Jackson, Austrian cricketer, dies at 23
  • 1936 Tommy Ward, South African cricket wicket keeper (23 Tests), electrocuted
  • 1945 Billy Frank, cricketer (Test South Africa v Eng 1896, 5 & 2, 1-52), dies
  • 1950 David Denton, cricketer (England batsman in 11 Tests 1905-10), dies
  • 1973 Pieter Van der Bijl, cricketer (outstanding S Af bat in 1938-39), dies
  • 1975 Morgan Taylor, American athlete (Olympic 1924), dies at 71
  • 2001 Bob Buhl, baseball player (b. 1928)
  • 2002 Walter Winterbottom, England football manager (b. 1913)
  • 2006 Ernie Stautner, German-American football player, dies at 80
  • 2010 Wan Chi Keung, Hong Kong soccer player and actor. (b. 1956)
  • 2012 Gary Carter, American Hall of Fame baseball catcher dies from brain tumor at 57