On This Day

Deaths in Sport in October 2010

  • Oct 1 Ian Buxton, English football forward (Derby County) and cricket all-rounder (Derbyshire captain), dies at 72
  • Oct 3 Ben Mondor, Canadian baseball executive (International League Executive of the Year 1978, 99), dies at 85
  • Oct 12 Woody Peoples, American football player (b. 1943)
  • Oct 20 Parthasarathy Sharma, Indian cricketer (b. 1948)
  • Oct 23 Francis Crippen, American long-distance swimmer (b. 1984)
  • Oct 31 Maurice Lucas, American basketball player (b. 1952)