Deaths in Sport in 1945

  • Feb 13 George Studd, cricketer (4 Tests with brother v Aus 1882-83), dies
  • Feb 16 Billy Frank, cricketer (Test South Africa v Eng 1896, 5 & 2, 1-52), dies
  • Feb 21 Eric Liddell, Scottish runner (Olympic-gold 1924), dies at 43
  • Mar 18 William Grover-Williams, British racing driver
  • May 2 Joe Corbett, baseball player (b. 1875)
  • May 9 Clem Hill, cricketer (49 Tests for Australia 1896-1912), dies
  • Jul 20 Arthur Seccull, South African cricketer (Test v England 1896), dies
  • Aug 9 Harry Hillman, American athlete (b. 1881)
  • Nov 7 Alfred Dipper, cricketer (England batsman scored in only Test), dies
  • Nov 28 Dwight Davis, donator of tennis' Davis Cup, dies
  • Dec 20 Charles Eady, cricketer (Tasmanian player for Aust 1896-1901), dies