Deaths in Sport on September 7

  • 1956 Charles Burgess Fry, English cricketer, dies at 84
  • 1982 Ken Boyer, American baseball player (b. 1931)
  • 1983 Henry Promnitz, cricketer (5-58 on debut for South Africa 1927-28), dies
  • 1984 Don Tallon, cricketer (great Queensland & Australian keeper), dies
  • 1984 Joe Cronin, American baseball shortstop (Pirates, Red Sox, Senators, MVP 1930, AL Pres), dies at 77
  • 1992 Leo van der Kar, masseur/businessman/founder (Sports Fund), dies at 79
  • 1993 Guy Overton, New Zealand cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 3 Tests on 1953-54 SA tour), dies at 74
  • 2004 Bob Boyd, American baseball player (b. 1925)
  • 2008 Don Haskins, American College Basketball coach (b. 1930)
  • 2010 Amar Garibović, Serbian Cross Country Skier (b. 1991)
  • 2016 Cary Blanchard, American NFL kicker (Indianapolis Colts), dies of a heart attack at 47
  • 2017 Gene Michael, American baseball shortstop, and general manger (NY Yankees), dies of a heart attack at 79