Deaths in Sport on September 1

  • 1941 Benjamin Dwight, US tennis championship umpire, dies
  • 1983 Lennox Brown, cricket leg spinner (3 wickets at 63 for South Africa), dies
  • 1985 Stefan Bellof, German race car driver (b. 1957)
  • 1985 Jay Youngblood, American wrestler (b. 1955)
  • 1989 A Bartlett Giamatti, American President of Yale University and baseball commissioner, dies of heart attack at 51
  • 1994 Wallis Mathias, cricketer (scored 783 in 21 Tests for Pakistan), dies
  • 1998 Cary Middlecoff, American golfer (1956 Vardon Trophy, 1955 Byron Nelson Award), dies at 77
  • 2001 Brian Moore British sports commentator (b. 1932)
  • 2007 Viliam Schrojf, Slovak footballer, dies at 76
  • 2010 Wakanohana Kanji I, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 45th Yokozuna (b. 1928)

Person of interestTommy Morrison

2013 Tommy Morrison, American heavyweight boxing champion and actor, dies from multiple organ failure at 44

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison
Heavyweight Boxer
Tommy Morrison