On This Day

Deaths in Sport in November 2009

  • Nov 10 Robert Enke, German football goalkeeper, dies at 32
  • Nov 14 Bruce Wells, English boxer (European amateur light middleweight champion 1953) & actor (Dr. Who 1965-73), dies at 76
  • Nov 15 Antonio de Nigris, Mexican soccer striker (16 caps; Monterrey, Villarreal), dies from a heart attack at 31
  • Nov 16 Antonio de Nigris, Mexican footballer (b. 1978)
  • Nov 16 Robert J. Frankel, American thoroughbred race horse trainer, dies at 68
  • Nov 18 Red Robbins, American basketball player (b. 1944)
  • Nov 20 Max Robertson, British sports commentator, dies at 94
  • Nov 24 Abe Pollin, owner of the Washington Wizards (b. 1923)