Deaths in Sport in January 1967

  • Jan 1 Maurice Leyland, cricketer (41 Tests for England, 2764 runs), dies
  • Jan 6 Johnny Keane, baseball player/mgr (Cards, NY Yanks), dies at 55
  • Jan 7 Sid Emery, cricket leg-spinner (NSW & Aus, 5 wkt in 1912 series), dies
  • Jan 18 Barney Ross, welterweight Boxing Champ (1934), dies at 57
  • Jan 18 Reese "Goose" Tatum, basketballer (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 45
  • Jan 28 Stanley Coen, cricket (2 Tests for S Af, hs 41 not out, avg 50), dies
  • Jan 31 Eddie Tolan, American athlete (b. 1908)