Deaths in Sport on January 9

  • 1904 Alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies
  • 1931 Wayne Munn, wrestler (b. 1896)
  • 1946 Dimitrios Golemis, Greek athlete (b. 1874)
  • 1968 Kokichi Tsuburaya, Jap marathoner (Oly-bronze-1964), commits suicide
  • 1971 Elmer Flick, baseball player (b. 1876)
  • 1978 Eddie Gilbert, cricket (Aboriginal Qld quick got Don for a duck), dies
  • 1985 Don Brennan, cricket wicketkeeper (England in 2 Tests 1951), dies
  • 1989 Bill Terry, baseball player (b. 1898)
  • 1990 Spud Chandler, American baseball player (AL MVP 1943), dies at 82
  • 1993 Alois Brunner, German/Syrian commandant of KZ-Lower Drancy, dies
  • 2003 Will McDonough, American sports journalist (b. 1935)
  • 2006 Andy Caldecott, Australian motorcycle racer (b. 1964)
  • 2007 Elmer Symons, South African motorcycle racer (b. 1977)
  • 2010 Vimcy, Sports writer (b. 1925)
  • 2012 Brian Curvis, British boxer and 1960 welterweight champion, dies from leukemia at 74