Deaths in Sport on May 24

  • 1908 Old Tom Morris, Scottish golfer (b. 1821)

Person of interestJim Barnes

1966 Jim Barnes, English golfing pioneer (4 major wins), dies at 80

Pioneering Golfer Jim Barnes
Pioneering Golfer
Jim Barnes
  • 1988 Tom Burtt, cricketer (NZ slow left-armer in 11 Tests 1947-53), dies
  • 2007 Bill Johnston, Australian cricketer (b. 1922)
  • 2010 Morrie Martin, Major League Baseball pitcher (b. 1922)
  • 2013 Ron Davies, Welsh footballer, dies at 70
  • 2013 Antonio Puchades, Spanish footballer (23 caps), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 87