Deaths in Sport on March 19

  • 1932 Edward Barrett, Irish heavyweight wrestler and all-round sportsman (Olympic gold tug-of-war 1908), dies at 54
  • 1947 William Starling Burgess, American yacht designer (America's Cup yachts "Enterprise", "Rainbow", "Ranger") and aviation pioneer, dies at 68
  • 1958 Vernon Ransford, cricketer (20 Tests for Australia, 1211 runs), dies
  • 1964 John Henry "Pop" Lloyd, American Baseball HOF shortstop (career batting average: .349 NgLs) and manager (Lincoln Giants, Bacharach Giants), dies at 79
  • 1977 Buck Shaw, American football player and coach, dies at 77
  • 1981 Frank Lane, American MLB executive (GM Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Cleveland Indians, KC Athletics, Milwaukee Brewers), dies at 85
  • 1991 John Russell Thomas, NFL general manager (Detroit Lions), dies
  • 1999 Joseph DePietro, American weightlifter (Olympic gold -56kg 1948), dies at 84
  • 2013 Bud Palmer, American basketball player (NY Knicks) and sportscaster, dies at 91
  • 2017 Ken Still, American golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), dies of kidney failure at 82
  • 2017 Roger Pingeon, French cylist (Tour de France 1967 champion), dies at 76
  • 2022 Dave Sims, English rugby union lock (3 Tests; Gloucester RFC; Barbarians RFC 1995, 96, 99), dies at 52
  • 2022 Federico Martín Aramburú, Argentine rugby union winger (22 Tests; 11 competitions Argentina Sevens; Biarritz Olympique, Perpignan, Glasgow Warriors), dies in a drive-by shooting at 42
  • 2022 Tom Young, American basketball coach (American Uni, Rutgers Uni, Catholic Uni, Old Dominion Uni), dies at 89