Deaths in Sport on August 22

  • 1910 Joey Palmer, Australian cricket medium pace/spin bowler (17 Tests, 78 wickets, BB 7/65; Victoria CA), dies at 51
  • 1910 [Joey] George Palmer, Australian cricketer (17 Tests for Aust 1880-86, 78 wickets), dies
  • 1951 J. P. Bickell, Canadian businessman and sports team owner (Toronto Maple Leafs), dies at 66
  • 1953 Jim Tabor, American MLB 3rd baseman (2 x grand slams in one game), dies of a heart attack at 36
  • 1960 Eduard Pütsep, Estonian wrestler (b. 1898)
  • 1985 Ginty Lush, Australian cricketer (NSW quickie of 30's), dies at 71
  • 2001 Tatyana Averina, Russian speed skater 1K, 3K (Olympic gold 1976), dies at 61
  • 2004 Konstantin Aseev, Russian chess player (b. 1960)
  • 2010 Stjepan Bobek, Yugoslav football player (b. 1923)
  • 2015 Andy Mapple, English water skier (World Slalom C'ship 1981, 89, 95, 97, 99, 2001), dies at 52
  • 2015 Arthur Morris, Australian cricket batsman (46 Tests, 12 x 100, HS 206, BA 46.48; NSWCA), dies at 93
  • 2017 Rafael "Felo" Ramírez, Cuban-American Spanish language sports announcer (Miami Marlins), dies at 94
  • 2019 Bobby Dillon, American NFL defensive back (second to record 50 interceptions), dies of dementia at 89
  • 2020 Alessandro Mazzinghi, Italian boxer (WBA and WBC light-middleweight champion 1963–65, 68), dies from a stroke at 81
  • 2021 Alberto Bica, Uruguayan soccer right winger (9 caps; Racing, River Plate, Nacional Montevideo), dies from leukemia at 63
  • 2022 Bill Haller, American baseball umpire (AL 1961, 63-82; 15 x AL C'ship Series games; 27 x World Series games; 4 x MLB All-Star games), dies at 87
  • 2022 György Pásztor, Hungarian ice hockey forward (6 x Hungarian C'hip; Budapest SC, Red Meteor SC; Hungarian IHHOF) and administrator (est. Hungarian IH Federation), dies at 99