Deaths in Sport on May 10

  • 1938 Percy McAlister, cricketer (8 Tests, punches Clem Hill in 1912), dies
  • 1954 George Hirst, cricketer (36,323 1st-class runs, 2739 wickets), dies

Person of interestTommy Burns

1955 Tommy Burns, Canadian boxer, dies of a heart attack at 73

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy Burns
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Tommy Burns
  • 1963 Gene "Big Daddy" Lipscomb, American football player (b. 1931)
  • 1967 Lorenzo Bandini, Italian racing driver, (b. 1935)
  • 1968 Maurie Sievers, cricket medium-pacer (Austral v England 1936-37), dies
  • 1984 Joaquin Agostinho, Portuguese cyclist, dies at 41
  • 2003 Milan Vukcevich, Yugoslavian chemist and a grandmaster of chess problem composition, dies at 66
  • 2011 Michael Baze, American horse racing jockey (b. 1987)
  • 2018 Evgeni Vasiukov, Russian chess grandmaster (World Senior Champion 1995), dies at 85