Deaths in Sport on January 7

  • 1913 Jack Boyle, American baseball player (b. 1866)
  • 1936 Howard Francis, cricketer (2 Tests S Af v Eng 1898-99, 39 runs), dies
  • 1944 George Mullin, American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers-no-hitter on 7/4/1912), dies at 63
  • 1955 Gerald Hartigan, cricketer (South African batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies
  • 1960 Dorothea Lambert Chambers, British tennis player (7-time Wimbledon champion), dies at 81
  • 1967 Sid Emery, cricket leg-spinner (NSW & Aus, 5 wkt in 1912 series), dies
  • 1972 Clarence Passailaigue, Jamaican cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), dies at 70
  • 1982 Bert Oosterhuis, Dutch motor racer (Paris-Dakar), dies in race crash

Person of interestBronko Nagurski

1990 Bronislau "Bronko" Nagurski, football hall of famer, dies at 81

Hall of Fame American Football Player Bronko Nagurski
Hall of Fame American Football Player
Bronko Nagurski
  • 1990 Horace Stoneham, baseball owner (Giants), dies at 86
  • 1990 Joseph Robbie, lawyer/NFL owner (Miami Dolphins), dies at 73
  • 1991 Joe Hicks, baseball coach, dies of cancer at 64
  • 1995 Harry Golombek, chess Grandmaster, dies at 83
  • 2007 Bobby Hamilton, NASCAR team owner (b. 1957)
  • 2011 Derek Gardner, British Formula 1 car designer (b. 1931)