Deaths in Sport on September 28

  • 1884 Fred Morley, cricket lefty quick (16 wkts in 4 Tests for Eng), dies
  • 1943 Charles Vintcent, cricketer (played in South Africa's 1st 3 tests), dies
  • 1959 Rudolf Caracciola, German race car driver (b. 1901)
  • 2002 Hartland Molson, Canadian businessman (Molson family), senator and sports executive (Montreal Canadiens) (b. 1907)
  • 2003 Althea Gibson, American golfer and 1st African American tennis champion in a major event, dies at 76
  • 2004 Christl Cranz, German alpine skier (combined gold Winter Olympics 1936), dies at 90
  • 2008 Andrzej BadeĊ„ski, Polish athlete (400 metres)
  • 2016 Max Walker, Australian cricket and rules football player, dies at 68