On This Day

Deaths in Sport in December 1965

  • Dec 2 Maharajkumar of Vizianagram "Vizzy", Indian cricket batsman, captain, administrator, broadcaster and politician (3 Tests) dies at 59

Person of interestBranch Rickey

Dec 9 Branch Rickey, American baseball player (St. Louis Browns), manager (St. Louis Cardinals, Brooklyn Dodgers) and sports executive, dies of heart failure at 83

Baseball Player and Sports Executive Branch Rickey
Baseball Player and Sports Executive
Branch Rickey