Deaths in Sport on May 13

  • 1914 R E Foster, only dual England captain at cricket & soccer, dies
  • 1914 Tip Foster, English cricketer (287 on debut England v Aust SCG 1903), dies at 36

Person of interestDenny Shute

1974 Denny Shute, American golfer, dies at 69

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Denny Shute
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Denny Shute
  • 1978 Alby Roberts, New Zealand cricketer (5 Tests for NZ, 7 wickets), dies at 68
  • 1993 Evert "Eef" Dolman, Dutch cyclist (Olympic gold 1964), dies at 47
  • 1994 Duncan Hamilton, driver, dies at 74
  • 1995 Cecil Marley, cricketer (WICBC pres 1971-74, Jamaican capt 1946), dies
  • 1999 Gene Sarazen, American golfer (7 major titles), 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