Deaths in Sport on February 28

  • 1912 Bill Storer, English cricket wicketkeeper (6 Tests 1897-99), dies
  • 1972 Victor Barna, table tennis champ, dies
  • 1980 Ian Alexander Ross Peebles, cricketer (45 wkts for England), dies
  • 1984 Leslie Walcott, cricketer (Test for WI v England 1930), dies
  • 1990 Colin Milburn, cricketer (9 Tests for England, 654 runs), dies
  • 1990 Tuppy Owen-Smith, South African cricketer (batsman v England 1929), dies
  • 1995 Keith Rigg, cricketer (8 Tests for Australia 1931-37), dies
  • 1999 William Talbert, American tennis doubles champ (US 1942, 45, 46, 48), dies at 80
  • 2003 Chris Brasher, English athlete (b. 1928)
  • 2015 Alex [Alexander] Johnson, American professional baseball player, dies at 72
  • 2015 Anthony Mason, NBA forward (NY Knicks, Charlotte Hornets), dies at 48 of a heart attack