Deaths in Sport in 1965

  • Jan 28 Tich Freeman, cricket (3776 FC wickets leg-spin, 304 in 1928), dies
  • Jan 30 Vic Jackson, cricketer (NSW/Leicerstershire off-spinner), dies in car
  • Mar 5 Pepper Martin, American baseball player (b. 1904)
  • Apr 8 Jack Durston, cricketer (one Test for England, 4-102 & 1-34), dies
  • Apr 10 Lloyd Casner, American race car driver and owner (b. 1928)
  • May 8 H T W Hardinge, cricketer (scored 25 & 5 in only Test for England), dies
  • May 23 Earl Webb, American baseball player (b. 1897)

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Jun 1 Curly Lambeau, First coach of the Green Bay Packers, dies of a heart attack at 67

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau
  • Jul 1 Wally Hammond, South African cricketer (7,249 runs for England), dies
  • Jul 7 Bill Hitch, England cricket fast-bowler (7 Tests 1911-21), dies
  • Aug 10 Rayford Robinson, cricketer (Test Aust v England 1937), dies
  • Aug 11 Bill Woodfull, Australian cricketer (35 Tests for Australia), dies at 67
  • Aug 25 Moonlight Graham, American baseball player
  • Aug 27 Gerald Bond, cricketer (South Africa 1938-39), dies
  • Sep 14 Jack Hearne, cricketer (806 runs in 24 Tests for England), dies
  • Sep 26 Otto Nothling, cricketer (did next to nothling in Aust), dies
  • Oct 17 Barton King, cricketer (America's greatest cricket all-rounder), dies
  • Oct 27 French Luitjes, Dutch athlete, dies at 21
  • Nov 14 George Bissett, cricketer (25 wickets in 4 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • Dec 2 The Rajkumar of Vizianagram, cricketer (Indian Test capt 1936), dies
  • Dec 9 Branch Rickey, American baseball executive (b. 1884)