On This Day

Deaths in Sport in 1907

  • Jan 6 Walter Read, cricketer (Engl batsman, 117 at no 10 v Aust 1884), dies
  • Jan 16 Alfred Shaw, cricketer (seven Tests for England 1877-82), dies at 64
  • Jan 25 René Pottier, French racing cyclist (Tour de France 1906), dies at 27
  • Feb 12 Muriel Robb, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1902), dies of lymphadenoma at 28
  • Jun 14 Bob McLeod, cricketer (bro of Charlie, 6 Tests for Aus 1891-93), dies
  • Jun 21 Lena Rice, Irish tennis player (Wimbledon 1890), dies of tuberculosis at 41
  • Jul 18 Ted Pooley, English cricket wicket-keeper (1st class records: 8 stumpings in a match 1878; 12 dismissals in a match 1868), dies at 65
  • Nov 21 Harry Boyle, round-arm cricket bowler (12 of Aust's early Tests), dies