Deaths in Sport on May 13

  • 1914 R. E. Foster, English cricketer (287 on debut England v Aust SCG 1903), footballer and the only man to have captained England in both sports, dies of diabetes at 36

Denny Shute

1974 Denny Shute, American golfer (British Open 1933, PGA C'ship 1936-37), dies at 69

  • 1978 Alby Roberts, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 7 wickets; Canterbury, Otago), dies at 68
  • 1987 Ron Saggers, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (effective NSW & Aussie late 40's), dies at 69
  • 1993 Evert "Eef" Dolman, Dutch cyclist (Olympic gold 1964), dies at 47
  • 1994 Duncan Hamilton, Irish racing driver, dies at 74
  • 1995 Robert Marley, Jamaican cricketer (WICBC pres 1971-74, Jamaican capt 1946), dies at 85
  • 1999 Gene Sarazen, American golfer (7 x major titles including Career Grand Slam; 38 PGA Tour event wins), dies of pneumonia at 97
  • 2002 Valeri Lobanovsky, Ukrainian footballer and manager (b. 1939)
  • 2011 Derek Boogaard, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1982)
  • 2013 Chuck Muncie, American football running back, dies from a heart attack at 60
  • 2013 Vladimir Romanovsky, Soviet sprint canoer, dies at 56
  • 2021 Nelson Marcenaro, Uruguayan soccer defender (8 caps; Mundialito 1980; Progreso, Portuguesa, Peñarol, Emelec), dies from a heart attack at 68