On This Day

Deaths in Sport in November 2000

  • Nov 1 George Armstrong, English soccer winger and manager (Arsenal 500 games; Kuwait 1988-89), dies of a brain haemorrhage at 56
  • Nov 22 Emil Zátopek, Czech distance runner (4 x Olympic gold 1948, 52), dies of a stroke at 78
  • Nov 25 Hugh Alexander, American baseball player, dies at 83
  • Nov 27 Len Shackleton, English former footballer, dies at 78
  • Nov 29 Lou Groza, American football placekicker & offensive tackle (9 × Pro Bowl; 4 × First-team All-Pro; Cleveland Browns), dies from a heart attack at 76