On This Day

Deaths in Sport on May 21

  • 1924 Charley Barrett, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Cornell undefeated National C'ship 1915), dies from effects of war injuries at 30
  • 1929 V P F A Royle, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1879), dies
  • 1957 Edwin St Hill, cricketer (two Tests for West Indies 1930-31), dies
  • 1994 Cliff Wilson, snooker player, dies at 60
  • 2003 Alejandro de Tomaso, Argentine-Italian racing driver and car manufacturer, dies at 74
  • 2010 Trevor Meale, New Zealand cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v England 1958), dies at 81
  • 2016 Jim Ray Hart, American baseball player (Giants), dies at 74