Deaths in Sport on January 24

  • 1918 George Arthur Crump, Founder of the Pine Valley Golf Club in Clementon NJ (b. 1871)
  • 1957 Daniel Taylor, cricketer (bro of Herbie, 2 Tests for S Af 1914), dies

Person of interestAlfred Carlton Gilbert

1961 Alfred Carlton Gilbert, American athlete, inventor, and businessman (invented the Erector Set), dies at 76

  • 1969 Tom Zachary, baseball pitcher (Wash Senators), dies at 72
  • 1973 Alan Lisette, New Zealand cricketer (NZ slow left-armer vs West Indies 1956), dies at 53
  • 1973 Masao Ohba, world champion Japanese boxer (b. 1949)
  • 1986 Flo Hyman, American volleyball player (b. 1954)
  • 1989 George Knudson, Canadian golfer (b. 1937)
  • 1996 Sandor Iharos, athlete, dies at 65
  • 2004 LeĆ“nidas da Silva, Brazilian footballer (b. 1913)
  • 2005 Chalkie White, English rugby union coach (b. 1929)
  • 2009 Reg Gutteridge, British Boxing Journalist (b. 1924)