Deaths in Sport in October 1975

  • Oct 4 Joan Whitney Payson, owner of New York Mets, dies at 72
  • Oct 4 May Sutton, American tennis player (3 Grand Slam titles), dies at 89
  • Oct 21 Charles Reidpath, American athlete (b. 1887)
  • Oct 28 Georges Carpentier, French boxer (world light heavyweight champion, 1st $1m gate v J Dempsey), dies of a heart attack at 81