Deaths in Sport on August 14

  • 1891 Johnny Mullagh, Australian cricket all-rounder (Aboriginal tour of England 1868), dies at 50
  • 1938 Hugh Trumble, Australian cricket spin bowler and captain (32 Tests, 141 wickets; 2 x Test hat-tricks), dies of a heart attack at 71
  • 1938 Jim Kelly, Australian cricketer (36 Tests for Aust 1896-1905, stumped 20), dies at 71
  • 1943 Joe Kelley, American Baseball HOF left fielder (NL stolen base leader 1896 Baltimore Orioles) and manager (Cincinnati Reds, Boston Doves), dies at 71
  • 1960 Fred Clarke, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder and manager (Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates; World Series 1909 [PP]), dies at 87
  • 1966 Tip Snooke, South African cricket all-rounder and captain (26 Tests 1905-23, 35 wickets), dies at 85
  • 1967 Bob Anderson, British racing driver (b. 1931)
  • 1981 lDudley Nourse, South African cricket batsman and captain (34 Tests, 9 x 100s, HS 231; Nata), dies at 70
  • 1984 Tigran Petrosian, Soviet Armenian World Chess Champion (1963-69), dies at 55
  • 1988 Enzo Ferrari, Italian sportscar manufacturer (Ferrari), dies at 90
  • 1991 Alberto Crespo, Argentine racing driver (b. 1920)
  • 1999 Harold "Pee Wee" Reese, American Baseball HOF shortstop (10 x MLB All-Star; World Series 1955, 59 Brooklyn/LA Dodgers), dies of cancer 81
  • 1999 Pat Mullin, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1947-48; Detroit Tigers), dies at 81
  • 2000 Cuan McCarthy, South African cricketer (b. 1929)
  • 2003 Helmut Rahn, German footballer (b. 1929)
  • 2004 Eric Petrie, New Zealand cricket wicketkeeper (14 Tests, 25 dismissals, 1 x 50; Auckland, Northern Districts), dies at 77
  • 2005 Coo Coo Marlin, American NASCAR race car driver, dies at 73
  • 2015 Karen Stives, American equestrian rider (Olympic gold team, silver individual 1984), dies at 64
  • 2017 Frank Broyles, American collegiate athlete, and administrator (University of Arkansas Athletic Director, 1974-2007), dies at 92
  • 2019 Reg Scarlett, West Indian cricket off-spinner (3 Tests 1960), dies at 84
  • 2020 Angela Buxton, English tennis player (French C'ships, Wimbledon women's doubles 1956 [with Althea Gibson]), dies at 85
  • 2020 Herb Orvis, American College Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle (University of Colorado; NFL: Detroit Lions, Baltimore Colts), dies at 73
  • 2020 Thomas Forsyth, Scottish soccer defender (22 caps; Motherwell, Rangers), dies at 71
  • 2022 Arne Legernes, Norwegian soccer midfielder (41 caps; Molde FC, Larvik Turn), dies at 91