Deaths in Sport in January 2004

  • Jan 3 Leon Wagner, American baseball player (b. 1934)
  • Jan 5 Tug McGraw, American baseball player, father of Tim McGraw (b. 1944)
  • Jan 6 Charles Dumas, American athlete (b. 1937)
  • Jan 17 Harry Brecheen, American baseball player (b. 1914)
  • Jan 19 David Hookes, Australian cricketer and coach (b. 1955)
  • Jan 20 Guinn Smith, American athlete (1948 Olympic gold medalist), dies of emphysema at 83
  • Jan 24 Leônidas da Silva, Brazilian footballer (b. 1913)
  • Jan 25 Miklós Fehér, Hungarian footballer (b. 1979)
  • Jan 26 Fred Haas, American golfer (b. 1916)
  • Jan 28 Elroy Hirsch, American football player (b. 1923)
  • Jan 31 Eleanor Holm, American swimmer (b. 1913)