On This Day

Deaths in Sport in November 1998

  • Nov 6 Marcel Gauthier [Sky Low Low], Canadian wrestler, dies at 70
  • Nov 11 Frank Brimsek, American ice hockey player (b. 1913)
  • Nov 13 William "Red" Holzman, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach (New York Knicks 14 seasons), dies leukemia at 78
  • Nov 13 Doug Wright, English cricket spin bowler (34 Tests, 108 wickets; Kent), dies at 84
  • Nov 15 Ludvik Danek, Czechoslovak discus thrower (b. 1937)
  • Nov 17 Weeb Ewbank, American NFL coach (Baltimore Colts, NY Jets), dies at 91
  • Nov 20 Meredith Gourdine, American long jumper (Olympic silver 1952), dies at 69
  • Nov 20 Dick Sisler. American baseball utility, coach and manager (Cincinnati Reds; MLB All Star 1950), dies at 78