On This Day

Deaths in Sport on September 30

  • 1925 Philip Hutchinson, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1889), dies
  • 1954 Percie Charlton, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1890), dies
  • 1996 Aubrey Brabazon, Irish jockey and horse trainer, dies at 76

Dan Quisenberry

1998 Dan Quisenberry, American MLB player (5-time AL saves leader), dies of a brain tumor at 45

  • 2002 Arthur Hazlerigg, British peer and cricketer, dies at 92
  • 2004 Mildred McDaniel, American high jumper (Olympic gold 1956), dies at 70
  • 2012 Barbara Ann Scott, Canadian figure skater (Olympic gold 1948, World champion 1947-48), dies at 84
  • 2021 José Pérez Francés, Spanish road racing cyclist (Tour de France 1963 overall 3rd), dies at 84