On This Day

Deaths in Sport in November 1971

  • Nov 3 Etienne Gailly, Belgium marathoner (Olympic bronze 1948), dies in accident at 48
  • Nov 5 Sam Jones, American baseball player, dies at 45
  • Nov 14 William Bendeck, Bolivian rally driver (b. 1934)
  • Nov 19 Bill Stern, American sportscaster (first televised college football game), dies of a heart attack at 64
  • Nov 23 Lisle Nagel, Australian cricket opening bowler (1932), dies
  • Nov 27 Joe Guyon, American NFL halfback (Canton, Cleveland, Oorang, Rock I, etc), dies at 79