Deaths in Sport on July 9

  • 1893 William Scotton, cricketer (wicket in 15 Tests for Eng), suicide
  • 1932 Henry Howell, English cricket fast bowler (5 Tests 1920-24), dies
  • 1951 Harry Heilmann, American baseball hall of famer outfielder (Detroit), dies at 56
  • 1955 Don Beauman, British Formula One racing driver, dies at 26
  • 1957 Manfred Julius Susskind, South African cricketer (1924 Test series), dies
  • 1960 Vallance Jupp, cricketer (28 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1921-28), dies
  • 1974 Ted Bowley, cricketer (England batsman in 5 Tests 1929-30), dies
  • 1979 Betty Evans Grayson, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1959), dies at 53
  • 1979 Janardhan Gnanoba Navle, cricketer (2 Tests for India), dies
  • 1994 Bill Mosienko, Ukrainian-Canadian National Hockey League player, dies at 72
  • 2005 Yevgenij Grishin, Russian speed skater (b. 1931)
  • 2005 Alex Shibicky, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1914)
  • 2011 Don Ackerman, American basketball player (b. 1930)
  • 2018 Hans G√ľnter Winkler, German equestrian (5 x Olympic gold 1956 [2], 60, 64, 72), dies at 91