Deaths in Sport in 1946

  • Jan 2 Joe Darling, cricketer (Aussie captain 21 Tests, won 7 lost 4), dies
  • Jan 9 Dimitrios Golemis, Greek athlete (b. 1874)
  • Mar 28 Chick Fullis, baseball player (b. 1904)
  • Apr 16 Arthur Chevrolet, Swiss-born race car driver and automobile designer (b. 1884)
  • Apr 17 John Iddon, cricketer (car accident 5 Tests for Eng 1934-35), dies
  • Apr 21 Robert Graham, cricketer (3 wkts for South Africa in 2 Tests 1898-99), dies
  • Apr 25 Albert Knight, cricketer (3 Tests for England on 1903-04 tour), dies
  • Apr 25 Joseph Vine, cricketer (batted in two Tests Eng v Aust 1911-12), dies
  • May 7 Joe Humphries, cricket wicket keeper (3 Tests for England 1907-08), dies
  • Jun 10 Jack Johnson, 1st African American world heavyweight boxing champion, dies in a car accident aged 68
  • Jul 15 Razor Smith, English cricketer (b. 1877)
  • Aug 6 Tony Lazzeri, American baseball player (b. 1903)
  • Aug 9 A E E Vogler, cricketer (South Africa, 15 Tests, 64 wkts), dies
  • Sep 17 Frank Burke, American baseball player (b. 1880)
  • Oct 16 Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian Nazi (SS), hanged
  • Nov 18 John King, cricketer (scored 60 & 4 in only Test Eng v Aus 1909), dies
  • Nov 22 Bertie Rose-Innes, cricketer (South Africa's Test), dies

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Dec 10 Walter Johnson, great pitcher (Washington Senators), dies of a brain tumour at 59

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
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Walter Johnson