Deaths in Sport on July 3

  • 1910 Mordecai Sherwin, English cricket wicketkeeper (Aust 1886-88), dies
  • 1940 George Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1896-99), dies
  • 1948 Quintin McMillan, cricketer (13 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1957 Dolf Luque, Cuban baseball player, dies at 66
  • 1985 Frank Selke, Canadian ice hockey manager (b. 1893)
  • 1993 Don Drysdale, American Major League Baseball player, dies of a heart attack at 56

Person of interestLew Hoad

1994 Lewis Alan "Lew" Hoad, tennis star (Wimbledon 1953, 56), dies of a heart attack at 59

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Lew Hoad
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Lew Hoad
  • 1995 Eddie Mazur, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1929)
  • 2008 Ernie Cooksey, English Footballer (b. 1980)
  • 2016 Lou Fontinato, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 84