Deaths in Sport in 1917

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  • Jan 25 Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies
  • Feb 9 Francis Allan, cricket bowler (lefty in 1879 Aust-Eng Test), dies
  • Mar 18 William Shalders, South African cricket batsman (12 Tests 1895-1907), dies
  • May 3 Norman Callaway, NSW bat, cricketer (207 in only FC innings), dies
  • Jul 14 Octave Lapize, French cyclist (b. 1887)
  • Jul 31 Charlie Finlason, cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test), dies
  • Sep 12 Eric Lundie, cricketer (WWI Test South Africa v England 1914), dies
  • Oct 11 Harry Trott, cricketer (Aust capt played 24 Tests 1888-1898), dies
  • Oct 22 Bob Fitzsimmons, English boxer (b. 1863)
  • Oct 31 Tibby Cotter, Australian cricketer and fast bowler (49 wickets for Australia) and member of the 12th Regiment who captured Beersheba in the world's last successful cavalry charge, dies at 33
  • Nov 8 Colyn Blythe, cricketer (2509 F-C wickets), dies at 38 during WW I
  • Nov 19 Basil Grieve, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests England v South Africa 1889), dies
  • Dec 20 Lucien Petit-Breton, Argentine-French cyclist (b. 1882)