On This Day

Deaths in Sport in July 1995

  • Jul 1 Bruce Mitchell, South African cricket opening batsman (42 Tests), dies at 86
  • Jul 3 Eddie Mazur, Canadian ice hockey player (Montreal Canadiens), dies at 65
  • Jul 3 Pancho Gonzales, American tennis player (US Nat C'ships 1948-49), dies of stomach cancer at 67
  • Jul 4 (Richard) "Pancho" González, American tennis player (US Open, 1948-49; Wimbledon & French Open Doubles, 1949), dies of stomach cancer at 67
  • Jul 15 Paula Myers-Pope, American platform diver, (2 silver, 1 bronze Olympics 1952-60), dies at 60
  • Jul 16 Juan Manuel Fangio, Argentine auto racer (World F1 champion 1951, 1954-57), dies of kidney failure at 84
  • Jul 17 Herbert Hippauf, baseball player, dies at 56
  • Jul 18 Fabio Casartelli, Italian cyclist (Olympic gold 1992), dies at 24
  • Jul 19 James Smiddy, high school basketball coach (1,216 wins), dies at 71
  • Jul 21 Jon Boulle, motorcyclist, dies at 59
  • Jul 22 Harold Larwood, England cricket fast bowler (21 Tests, Bodyline Series v Australia 1932-33), dies at 90
  • Jul 22 Roley Jenkins, English cricket spin bowler (9 Tests, 32 wickets), dies at 76
  • Jul 27 Rick Ferrell, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher (8 x MLB All Star; Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators), dies of arrhythmia at 89