Deaths in Sport in July 1973

  • Jul 2 Swede Savage, dies of injuries at Indianapolis 500
  • Jul 2 Chick Hafey, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (2 World Series 1926, 31), dies at 70
  • Jul 2 George McBride, American MLB shortstop/manager (AL fielding leader 1912-15), dies at 92
  • Jul 4 Leonid Stein, Russian chess player, dies at about 39
  • Jul 8 Wilfred Rhodes, cricketer (4187 1st-class wickets, most ever), dies
  • Jul 26 Mike Burke, President (NY Yankees)/dir (Madison Sq Garden), dies
  • Jul 29 Roger Williamson, English racing driver (b. 1948)