On This Day

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 G A Faulkner, cricketer (South African googly all-rounder), commits suicide
  • 1961 Wolfgang von Trips, German racing driver, dies at 33
  • 1966 James Langridge, cricketer (242 runs & 19 wkts for England), dies

Person of interestCy Denneny

1970 Cy Denneny, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame left wing (NHL leading scorer 1923-24), dies at 78

NHL Star Cy Denneny
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Cy Denneny
  • 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 footballer and manager, dies 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
  • 2006 Patty Berg, American golfer (15 major titles, US Open 1946), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 88