On This Day

Deaths in Sport in September 1994

  • Sep 1 Wallis Mathias, cricketer (scored 783 in 21 Tests for Pakistan), dies
  • Sep 2 Detlef Macha, German DR cyclist (5x world champ), dies at 35
  • Sep 3 Billy Wright, English soccer player (World Champion 1950), dies at 70
  • Sep 8 Rex Alston, English sports broadcaster and author (BBC radio), dies at 93
  • Sep 16 Johnny Berry, English soccer right winger (4 caps; Manchester United, Birmingham City), dies from cancer at 68
  • Sep 17 Vitas Gerulaitis, Lithuanian/American tennis player (Australian Open 1977), dies of carbon monoxide poisoning at 40
  • Sep 23 Jerry Barber, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1961), dies of mitral valve prolapse and stroke at 78
  • Sep 29 Don Watson, race car driver, dies in an accident at 46