Deaths in Sport on March 2

  • 1953 Jim Lightbody, American runner (b. 1882)
  • 1956 Fred Merkle, American baseball figure (b. 1888)
  • 1985 John B Kelly Jr, chairman US Olympic Committee, dies at 57
  • 2004 Marge Schott, American baseball team owner (b. 1928)
  • 2004 Cormac McAnallen, Northern Irish Gaelic footballer (b. 1980)
  • 2005 Rick Mahler, American baseball player (b. 1953)
  • 2007 Clem Labine, American baseball player (b. 1926)
  • 2009 Chris Finnegan, British Olympic Boxing Gold Medallist (b. 1944)
  • 2017 Simon Hobday, South African PGA golfer (1994 US Senior Open), dies at 76
  • 2018 Samuel "Sammy" Stewart, Americal MLB pitcher (Cleveland Indians), dies at 63