Deaths in Sport on August 9

  • 1945 Harry Hillman, American athlete (3 Gold Olympic 1904), dies at 63
  • 1946 Bert Vogler, South African cricketer (South Africa, 15 Tests, 64 wkts), dies at 69
  • 1969 George P Marshall, NFL president (Washington Redskins), dies at 72
  • 1973 Charlie Daniels, US swimmer (4 Olympic golds 1904, 08), dies at 88
  • 1979 Walter O'Malley, American baseball team owner (Dodgers), dies at 75
  • 1980 P K "Perker" Lee, cricketer (Australian bowler 1931-33, 2 Tests), dies
  • 1985 Clive Churchill, Australian rugby league footballer (b. 1927)
  • 1986 Joseph "Poeske" Scherens, Belgian cyclist, dies at 77
  • 1990 Joe Mercer, English footballer (b. 1914)
  • 2003 Ray Harford, English footballer and manager (b. 1945)
  • 2013 John Logan, American MLB player, dies at 86
  • 2013 Glen Hobbie, American MLB pitcher (Chicago Cubs), dies at 77
  • 2015 Frank Gifford, American NFL player and broadcaster, dies at 84