On This Day

Deaths in Sport on May 25

  • 1916 Jack Marsh, cricketer (Aboriginal bowler played for NSW 1900-03), dies
  • 1958 Rolland Beaumont, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1974 Frank Ward, cricketer (4 Tests for Australia 1936-38), dies
  • 1981 Roy Brown, American boxer/rocker, dies of a heart attack at 55
  • 1983 Black Jack Stewart, Canadian NHL hockey player (b. 1917)
  • 1992 Danny Biasone, persuaded NBA to use 24 second clock, dies at 83
  • 1995 Krešimir Ćosić, Croatian basketball player, dies at 46
  • 1997 Jay Hebert, American golfer (PGA Championship 1960), dies at 74
  • 2010 Alexander Belostenny, Ukrainian basketball player (b. 1959)
  • 2010 Alan Hickinbotham, Australian businessman, football player, & football coach (b. 1925)
  • 2011 Paul Splittorff, American MLB pitcher and broadcaster (KC Royals), dies of oral cancer at 64
  • 2011 Terry Jenner, Australian cricketer (b. 1944)
  • 2018 Bill Mallory, College Football coach (Miami, Colorado, Northern Illinois, Indiana), dies after brain surgery from a fall at 82