Deaths in Sport on May 10

  • 1938 Percy McAlister, Australian cricket batsman (8 Tests; Big Six cricket dispute 1912), dies at 68
  • 1954 George Hirst, English cricketer (36,323 1st-class runs, 2739 wickets), dies at 82
  • 1963 Gene "Big Daddy" Lipscomb, American NFL football defensive lineman, 1953-62 (Baltimore Colts, and two other teams), and professional wrestler, dies of a heroin overdose at 31
  • 1967 Lorenzo Bandini, Italian racing driver, (b. 1935)
  • 1968 Maurie Sievers, cricket medium-pacer (Austral v England 1936-37), dies
  • 1972 Rhys Gemmell, Australian tennis player (Australasian C'ships singles & doubles 1921), dies at 76
  • 1984 Joaquin Agostinho, Portuguese cyclist, dies at 41
  • 2003 Milan Vukcevich, Yugoslavian chemist and a grandmaster of chess problem composition, dies at 66
  • 2018 Evgeni Vasiukov, Russian chess grandmaster (World Senior Champion 1995), dies at 85
  • 2020 John Teerlinck, American NFL defensive end (SD Chargers) and coach (annual award for NFL best defensive line coach named after him), dies at 69
  • 2021 Néstor Montelongo, Uruguayan soccer utility (36 caps; Montevideo Wanderers, Peñarol, Nacional, Racing), dies at 66
  • 2022 Bob Lanier, American Basketball HOF center (8 x NBA All-Star; NBA All-Star Game MVP 1974; Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks), dies at 73
  • 2022 Glyn Shaw, Welsh rugby union prop (12 caps; Neath RFC), and rugby league prop (7 caps Wales, 1 GB; Widnes RLFC, Wigan RLFC), dies at 71
  • 2022 Mike Davis, English rugby union lock (16 caps; Sherborne RFC) and coach (England 20 Tests 1979-83), dies at 80