Heywood Broun, 51, sportswriter and noted critic and columnist. Spent most-fruitful years covering sports for the New York Herald Tribune, 1911-1921, 18 December 1939.
Dennis "Dan" Brouthers, 74, great Hall of Fame first baseman of the 1880s, 2 August 1932.
Joe Carr, 58, National Football League president since its inception, 20 May 1939.
Frank Cavanaugh, 57, "The Iron Major," football player and coach, most prominently at Fordham, 29 August 1933.
Jack Chesboro, 57, Hall of Fame pitcher, won forty-one games in 1904, 6 November 1931.
Charles Comiskey, 72, the "Old Roman," onetime ballplayer and first owner of the Chicago White Sox, 28 November 1939.
James J. Corbett, 67, "Gentleman Jim," the first man to win the heavyweight crown under the Marquis of Queensberry rules; he beat John L. Sullivan in a famous fight in 1892, 18 February 1933....
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