Deaths in Sport on September 23

  • 1910 H J H "Tup" Scott, cricketer (Australian Test captain 1886), dies
  • 1950 Sam Barry, American basketball player and coach (b. 1892)
  • 1978 Lyman Bostock, outfielder (Angels), shot & killed at 27
  • 1992 Bernice Gera, American 1st female baseball umpire (1969 NY-Penn League), dies of cancer at 61
  • 1994 Jerry Barber, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1961), dies of mitral valve prolapse and stroke at 78
  • 1996 Jack Newman, New Zealand cricketer (NZ left-arm pacer 1932-33), dies at 94
  • 1997 Abe Gibron, head coach (Chicago Bears), dies at 72
  • 2000 Aurelio Rodríguez, Mexican Major League Baseball player (b. 1947)
  • 2001 Ron Hewitt, Welsh footballer (b. 1928)
  • 2004 Billy Reay, Canadian ice hockey player and coach, dies at 86
  • 2010 Bob Shaw, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox), dies at 77
  • 2012 Corrie Sanders, South African boxer, shot dead at 46