On This Day

Deaths in Sport on September 22

  • 1880 G. F. Grace, English cricketer (one Test v Australia), dies at 29
  • 1953 William Brann, South African cricketer (3 Tests for South Africa), dies at 54
  • 1963 Fred Le Roux, cricketer (South African all-rounder in only Test), dies
  • 1992 Aurelio López, Mexican baseball player (b. 1948)
  • 2006 Carla Benschop, Dutch basketball player (b. 1950)
  • 2007 Bodinho, Brazilian footballer (b. 1928)

Person of interestYogi Berra

2015 Yogi Berra, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher and manager (18 × MLB All-Star; 13 × World Series champion; NY Yankees, Mets; AL MVP (1951, 54, 55), dies at 90

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra