On This Day

Deaths in Sport in December 1991

  • Dec 2 George Lott, American tennis player (12 Grand Slam doubles titles), dies at 85
  • Dec 5 Aad Mansfield, soccer player/trainer (ADO/Feyenoord/FC Utrecht), dies
  • Dec 12 Ken Keltner, American MLB baseball third baseman, 1937-50 (Cleveland Indians; Boston Red Sox), dies of a heart attack at 75
  • Dec 14 John Arlott, British cricket commentator & writer (BBC), dies of emphysema at 77
  • Dec 15 Horatio Luro, American horse trainer (Decidedly, Northern Dancer), dies at 90
  • Dec 18 George Abecassis, English Formula 1 driver (b. 1913)
  • Dec 20 Albert Van Vlierberghe, Belgian cyclist (b. 1942)
  • Dec 25 Mahmood Hussain, Pakistan cricket swing bowler (27 Tests, 68 wickets), dies at 59