Deaths in Sport on February 22

  • 1968 Omer CFL Tulippe, Belgian geographer, dies at 71
  • 1977 Jack O'Connor, English cricket all-rounder (4 Tests, 1 x 50; Derbyshire CCC), dies at 79
  • 1983 Romain Maes, Belgian cyclist (Tour de France 1935), dies at 70
  • 1996 Helmut Schoen, Germany football coach (manager of West Germany (1964-1978, 1974 World Cup), dies at 80
  • 1999 Menno Oosting, Dutch tennis player (b. 1964)
  • 2004 Andy Seminick, American baseball player (b. 1920)
  • 2004 Roque Máspoli, Uruguayan footballer (b. 1917)
  • 2005 Reggie Roby, American football punter (3 × Pro Bowl; All-Pro 1984, 94; NFL 1980s All-Decade Team; Miami Dolphins), dies from a heart attack at 43
  • 2007 Dennis Johnson, American basketball player (b. 1954)
  • 2010 Nelly Adamson Landry, French tennis player (French C'ships 1948), dies at 93
  • 2013 Atje Keulen-Deelstra, Dutch speed skater (Women's World Champion, 1970, 1972-74; European Champion, 1972-74), dies of a stroke at 74
  • 2017 Ed Garvey, American labor leader (NFL Players Association), dies at 76
  • 2017 John McCormack, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 91