Deaths in Sport on September 10

  • 1905 Pete Browning, American baseball player, dies at 44
  • 1924 Walter Lees, English cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 26 wickets), dies at 48
  • 1930 Aubrey Faulkner, South African cricket all-rounder (25 Tests, 4 x 100s, TS 204; Transvaal), dies from self inflicted gas poisoning at 48
  • 1961 Wolfgang von Trips, German racing driver, dies at 33
  • 1966 James Langridge, English cricketer (242 runs & 19 wkts for England), dies at 60

Cy DennenyCy Denneny (1891-1970)

Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame left wing (NHL leading scorer 1923-24), dies at 78

  • 1972 Sidney Pegler, South African cricket leg spinner (16 Tests), dies at 84
  • 1978 Ronnie Peterson, Swedish auto racer (World F1 runner-up 1971, 78), dies in crash during Italian F1 GP at 34
  • 1985 Jock Stein, Scottish soccer manager (Dunfermline Athletic, Hibernian, Scotland [1965, 78-85], Celtic, Leeds United), dies from a pulmonary edema at 62
  • 1989 Jeff Stollmeyer, Trinidad and Tobago cricketer (32 Tests for WI), murdered at 68
  • 1991 Jack Crawford, Australian tennis player (6 Grand Slam singles titles), dies at 83
  • 1993 Josef Odložil, Czech Athlete (1500m Olympic silver 1964), dies after a fight with his son at 54
  • 1995 Molly Hide, English cricketer who captained England for 17 years, dies at 81

Patty BergPatty Berg (1918-2006)

American golfer (15 major titles, US Open 1946), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 88

  • 2022 Frank Cignetti Sr., American College Football HOF coach (West Virginia Uni, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; career college record 199–77–1), dies at 84