Deaths in Sport in September 1956

  • Sep 7 Charles Burgess Fry, English cricketer, dies at 84
  • Sep 16 Shorty Ray, American football player and supervisor of NFL officials, dies at 71
  • Sep 17 Mildred E "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias, (Olympic gold 1932), dies at 42
  • Sep 27 Babe Didrikson Zaharias, American all-round athlete (10 LPGA majors, Olympic gold medals 80m hurdles, javelin 1932), dies of colon cancer at 45