Deaths in Sport in October 1959

  • Oct 11 Bert Bell, NFL hall of famer, dies at 64
  • Oct 18 Boughera El Ouafi, Algerian athlete (b. 1898)
  • Oct 19 Boughera El Quafi, marathoner (Olympic gold 1928), shot to death at 60
  • Oct 28 Abe Waddington, cricketer (Yorks left-arm quick, Test avg 119), dies