Deaths in Sport in 1950

  • Jan 8 George Rowe, cricketer (15 wckts in 4 Tests for S Af 1895-1902), dies
  • Feb 16 David Denton, cricketer (England batsman in 11 Tests 1905-10), dies
  • Mar 23 Douglas Carr, England cricket leg-spinner (Test 1909), dies
  • Jun 4 Sam Staples, cricket pace bowler (3 Tests 1927-28), dies
  • Jun 17 Syed Wazir Ali, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies
  • Jun 20 Claude Jennings, cricketer (Aust opening bat in 1912 Triangular), dies
  • Jul 29 Joe Fry, British racing driver (b. 1915)
  • Sep 6 Arthur Hill, cricketer (3 Tests), dies
  • Sep 11 S M H Colah, cricketer (69 runs in India's 1st 2 tests 1932-33), dies
  • Sep 23 Sam Barry, American basketball player and coach (b. 1892)

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Oct 9 George Hainsworth, National Hockey League goaltender, dies in a car accident at 55

NHL Goalie George Hainsworth
NHL Goalie
George Hainsworth
  • Nov 4 Grover Cleveland Alexander, American baseball player (b. 1887)