Deaths in Sport on January 13

  • 1832 Thomas Lord, English cricketer, founder of Lord's cricket ground (b. 1755)
  • 1937 Walter Brearley, cricketer (17 wkts in 4 Tests for Eng 1905-12), dies
  • 1939 Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies
  • 1968 Bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later
  • 1969 Fred Price, cricket wicket-keep (England, v Aust Headingley 1938), dies
  • 1978 Joseph V McCarthy, baseball manager (NY Yankees), dies at 96
  • 2006 Frank Fixaris, American sportscaster (b. 1934)
  • 2006 Marc Potvin, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1967)
  • 2007 Danny Oakes, racecar driver (b. 1911)
  • 2008 Johnny Podres, American baseball player (b. 1932)
  • 2013 Rusi Surti, Indian cricketer, dies from complications from a stroke at 76
  • 2014 Bobby Collins, Scottish footballer, dies at 82
  • 2018 Doug Harvey, American National League umpire (Baseball Hall of Fame 2010), dies at 87