Deaths in Sport on July 14

  • 1917 Octave Lapize, French cyclist (Tour de France 1910), dies when shot down as WWI fighter pilot at 29
  • 1925 Pancho Villa [Francisco Guilledo], Filipino world boxing champion, dies at 23
  • 1930 William Hare Ashley, South African cricketer (Test South Africa, 7 wkts), dies at 68
  • 1938 Robert Poore, British cricket batsman (3 Tests for South Africa in 1895-96 series), dies at 72
  • 1940 Bill Howell, Australian cricketer (18 Tests for Aust 1898-1905), dies at 70
  • 1949 Frank Hearne, English cricket batsman (2 Tests England, 4 South Africa; Kent, Western Province), dies at 90
  • 1951 Sammy Jones, Australian cricket batsman (12 Tests; NSW, Queensland, Auckland), dies at 89
  • 1983 Jack MacBryan, English cricketer (Test for England 1924), dies at 90
  • 1984 Al Schacht [Clown prince of baseball], American baseball player, dies at 91
  • 1996 Jeff Krosnoff, American CART driver, killed in a racing accident at 31
  • 2007 John Ferguson Sr, Canadian hockey player, dies at 68
  • 2013 Matt Batts, American MLB player, dies at 91
  • 2014 Alice Coachman, American athlete (Olympic gold high jump 1948), dies of cardiac arrest at 90
  • 2019 Pernell Whitaker, American boxer (Olympic gold 1984, 4-division world champion), dies when hit by a vehicle at 55
  • 2022 Ken Kennedy, Irish rugby union hooker (45 Tests Ireland, 4 British & Irish Lions; London Irish RFC), dies at 81
  • 2022 Pleun Strik, Dutch soccer defender (8 caps, FIFA World Cup 1974 runner-up; PSV Eindhoven 270 games), dies at 78