On This Day

Deaths in Sport in September 1984

  • Sep 7 Don Tallon, cricketer (great Queensland & Australian keeper), dies

Person of interestJoe Cronin

Sep 7 Joe Cronin, American baseball shortstop (Pirates, Red Sox, Senators, MVP 1930, AL President), dies at 77

Baseball Player and Manager Joe Cronin
Baseball Player and Manager
Joe Cronin
  • Sep 8 Johnnie Parsons, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1950; AAA/USAC Championship 1949), dies at 66
  • Sep 8 Frank Lowson, England cricketer and batsman (7 Tests), dies at 59
  • Sep 15 Jack Ikin, English cricketer (England opener 1946-55), dies at 66
  • Sep 27 John Facenda, sportscaster (NFL Action), dies at 72