On This Day

Deaths in Sport on July 18

  • 1907 Ted Pooley, English cricket wicket-keeper (1st class records: 8 stumpings in a match 1878; 12 dismissals in a match 1868), dies at 65
  • 1963 A H C Cooper, South African cricketer (Test v England 1914), dies
  • 1980 Naoomal Jeoomal, Indian cricketer (3 Tests for India 1932-34, 108 runs), dies at 76
  • 1986 Stanley Rous, British soccer official, 6th President of FIFA (1961-74) dies at 91
  • 1989 Donnie Moore, pitcher (Angels), shoots himself at 35
  • 1991 Harold Butler, English cricket fast bowler (2 Tests, 12 wickets; Nottinghamshire), dies at 78
  • 1995 Fabio Casartelli, Italian cyclist (Olympic gold 1992), dies at 24
  • 2001 Roy Gilchrist, West Indian cricket fast bowler (13 Tests, 57 wickets), dies at 67
  • 2020 Barry Jarman, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (19 Tests; 54 dismissals), dies at 84