Deaths in Sport on February 18

  • 1911 Billy Murdoch, Australian cricket batsman (18 Tests Australia, 1 England; 2 x 100s; NSW, Sussex CCC, London CCC), dies from apoplexy at 56
  • 1933 James J. Corbett, American boxer (world heavyweight champion 1892-97), dies at 66
  • 1975 Nazir Ali, Indian cricket all-rounder (2 Tests; first Indian Test 1932), dies at 68
  • 1998 Harry Caray, American Baseball Hall of Fame broadcaster (Chicago Cubs), dies of heart attack complications at 83
  • 1998 Robbie James, Welsh footballer (b. 1957)

Dale EarnhardtDale Earnhardt (1951-2001)

American Auto Racer (7 NASCAR Winston Cup Series championships), dies in crash during Daytona 500 at 49

  • 2001 Eddie Mathews, American Baseball HOF third baseman (512 career HRs; 12 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1957, 68; Boston/Milwaukee Braves) and manager (Atlanta Braves 1972-74), dies from pneumonia at 69
  • 2008 Mickey Renaud, Canadian professional ice hockey player (b. 1988)
  • 2019 Kelly Seymour, South African cricketer (South African off-spinner in 7 Tests 1963-70), dies at 83
  • 2019 T. J. Cunningham, American NFL safety (Seattle Seahawks), dies at 46
  • 2021 Juan Pizarro, Puerto Rican MLB baseball pitcher, 1957-74, 2x All-Star (Milwaukee Braves, Chicago White Sox, and 7 other teams), dies at 84
  • 2022 Mauri, Spanish soccer midfielder (5 caps; Athletic Bilbao 246 games), dies at 87