Deaths in Sport on February 20

  • 1937 Barlow Carkeek, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (6 Tests, 6 dismissals; Victoria), dies when struck by a car at 58
  • 1964 R T Stanyforth, English cricket wicket-keeper (South Africa 1927-28), dies
  • 1988 Bob O'Farrell, American baseball catcher (World Series, NL MVP 1926, St. Louis Cardinals) and manager (St.L Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds), dies at 91
  • 1994 Manuel F "Garincha" dos Santos, soccer player (Brazil), dies at 49
  • 1997 Zachary Breaux, American jazz guitarist, dies of a heart attack while trying to save a distressed swimmer in Miami Beach at 36
  • 2001 Bill Rigney, American MLB baseball player, 1946-53 (New York Giants), and manager, 1956-72, 1976 (NY/SF Giants; LA Angels; Minnesota Twins), dies at 83
  • 2003 Harry Jacunski, American football player
  • 2009 Larry H. Miller, American businessman and owner of the Utah Jazz (b. 1944)
  • 2011 Betty Hicks, American golfer, author (US Open runner-up 1948, 54), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 90
  • 2013 Antonio Roma, Argentinian footballer, dies at 80
  • 2021 Mauro Bellugi, Italian soccer defender (32 caps; Inter Milan, Bologna, Napoli), dies from COVID-19 at 71
  • 2021 Stan Williams, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1960²; World Series 1959, 1990 [coach: Cincinnati Reds]; NY Yankees, LA Dodgers), dies from cardio-pulmonary illness at 84
  • 2022 Aleksandr Sidorenko, Ukrainian swimmer (Olympic gold USSR 400m IM 1980; World C'ship gold 200m IM 1982), dies at 61