Deaths in Sport on June 24

  • 1924 Willie Fernie, Scottish golfer (British Open 1883), dies at 69
  • 1938 "Digger" Robertson, Australian cricketer (Test for Australia 1885, played in California), dies at 76
  • 1971 John Dunning, cricketer (4 Tests for NZ 1933-37), dies

Clarence CampbellClarence Campbell (1905-1984)

Canadian 3rd president of the NHL (1946-77), dies at 78

  • 1987 Hines Johnson, West Indian cricket fast bowler (3 Tests; first WI fast bowler to take 10 wickets in a Test), dies at 76
  • 1987 Hines Johnson, West Indian cricketer (3 Tests for WI), dies at 76
  • 1992 Len Darling, Australian cricketer (South Australian & Test batsman of 30's), dies at 82
  • 1993 Archie Williams, American athlete (Olympic gold 400m 1936), dies of a heart attack at 78
  • 1995 Inshan Ali, West Indian cricketer (WI chinaman bowler 1971-77), dies at 45
  • 2007 Derek Dougan, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1938)
  • 2008 Viktor Kuzkin, Soviet ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1964, 68, 72), dies at 67
  • 2011 Tomislav Ivić, Croatian football manager (b. 1933)
  • 2020 Eddie Kasko, American baseball infielder (MLB All Star 1961, 1961²; Cincinnati Reds) and manager (Boston Red Sox), dies at 88
  • 2021 Eleazar Soria, Peruvian soccer defender (29 caps, Copa America 1975; Universitario, Independiente, Sporting Cristal), dies at 73
  • 2021 Ludwig Müller, German soccer defender (6 caps; FC Nürnberg, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Hertha BSC), dies at 79