Deaths in Sport in 1964

  • Jan 1 Alf Hall, cricketer (South African lefty quick took 40 wkts in 7 Tests), dies
  • Jan 12 C R Browne, cricket leg-spinner (WI in 4 Tests, 6 wkts), dies
  • Jan 19 Firmin Lambot, Belgian cyclist (b. 1886)
  • Feb 6 W L Cornford, England cricket wicket-keeper (4 Tests v NZ 1930), dies
  • Feb 7 Lillian Copeland, US discus thrower (Oly-gold-32), dies at 59
  • Feb 13 Ken Hubbs, 2nd baseman (Chicago Cubs), dies in plane crash at 22
  • Feb 20 R T Stanyforth, English cricket wicketkeeper (South Africa 1927-28), dies
  • Mar 18 Sigfrid Edström, Swedish sports official (b. 1870)
  • Apr 14 Bert McGirr, cricketer (2 Tests for NZ, 51 runs), dies
  • Apr 19 Cyril Merry, cricketer (WI batsman in 2 Tests 1933), dies
  • Apr 20 Eddie Dyer, baseball player (b. 1899)
  • May 30 Eddie Sachs, American auto racer (b. 1927)
  • May 30 Dave MacDonald, American auto racer (b. 1936)
  • Jun 7 Charlie Llewellyn, cricketer (544 runs in 15 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • Jun 26 Leo Dandurand, American-born Canadian sports executive (b. 1889)
  • Jul 2 Glenn "Fireball" Roberts, biggest NASCAR money winner, dies in crash
  • Jul 12 William Solomon, South African cricketer (Test 1898-99), dies
  • Jul 26 Francis Curzon, 5th Earl Howe, British politician, naval officer and racing driver (b. 1884)
  • Jul 29 Vean Gregg, American baseball player (b. 1885)
  • Aug 5 Art Ross, Canadian hockey player and executive (b. 1886)
  • Sep 15 Robert Dower, cricketer (Test for South Africa), dies
  • Oct 6 F T Mann, cricketer (father of F G, 281 runs in 5 Tests 1922-23), dies
  • Nov 6 Hugo Koblet, Swiss cyclist (b. 1925)
  • Nov 16 Piet Moeskops, Dutch world champion cyclist (1921-24, 26), dies at 71
  • Dec 3 George Brown, cricketer (7 Tests for England), dies
  • Dec 12 H I "Sailor" Young, cricketer (left-arm bowler Eng v Aust 1899), dies
  • Dec 31 Bobby Byrne, baseball player (b. 1884)