Deaths in Sport in October 2012

  • Oct 10 Alex Karras, American NFL player, dies from kidney failure at 77
  • Oct 11 John Junior "Champ" Summers, American MLB player, dies from kidney cancer at 66
  • Oct 13 Helmut Haller, German footballer, dies from Parkinson's disease and dementia at 73
  • Oct 14 Kyle Bennett, American BMX racer, dies in a traffic collision at 33
  • Oct 16 Eddie Yost, American MLB player, dies from cardiovascular disease at 86
  • Oct 19 Fiorenzo Magni, Italian professional road racing cyclist, dies from an aneurysm at 91
  • Oct 22 Wilson Whineray, New Zealand rugby player, dies at 77
  • Oct 24 Margaret Osborne DuPont, American tennis player, dies at 94
  • Oct 25 John Connelly, English footballer, dies from cancer at 74
  • Oct 31 Konstantin Vyrupayev, Soviet wrestler, dies at 82