On This Day

Deaths in Sport on February 20

  • 1937 "Barlow" Carkeek, Aust cricket wicket-keeper (1912 series), dies
  • 1964 R T Stanyforth, English cricket wicket-keeper (South Africa 1927-28), dies
  • 1994 Manuel F "Garincha" dos Santos, soccer player (Brazil), dies at 49
  • 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