On This Day

Deaths in Sport in July 1974

  • Jul 1 Kick Smit, Dutch soccer striker and manager (29 caps; HFC Haarlem), dies at 62
  • Jul 9 Ted Bowley, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1929-30), dies
  • Jul 17 Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, pitcher (St Louis Cards), dies at 63
  • Jul 19 Erno Schwarz, Hungarian-American soccer player, dies at 69
  • Jul 28 Jack Ellis, Australian cricketer (Victorian WK, Ashes tourist 1926), dies