Deaths in Sport on January 12

  • 1942 George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies
  • 1964 C R Browne, cricket leg-spinner (WI in 4 Tests, 6 wkts), dies
  • 1980 Hans Ebeling, cricketer (Vict stalwart, bowled for Aust 1934), dies
  • 1999 Doug Wickenheiser, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1961)
  • 2000 Bobby Phills, American basketball player (b. 1969)
  • 2001 Affirmed, American racehorse (b. 1975)
  • 2014 Gyula Torok, Hungarian Olympic Champion Boxer, dies at 75