Deaths in Sport in January 2015

  • Jan 4 Stuart Scott, American sports journalist (ESPN), dies of cancer at 49
  • Jan 8 Richard Meade, British equestrian (3 Olympic Golds 1968, 1970), dies at 76

Person of interestErnie Banks

Jan 23 Ernie Banks, American baseball shortstop, 1st baseman and hall of famer known as "Mr Cub" as he played all 19 of his seasons with the Chicago Cubs, dies of a heart attack at 83

MLB shortstop Ernie Banks
MLB shortstop
Ernie Banks
  • Jan 25 Bill Monbouquette, American MLB pitcher (3-time All Star, no-hitter 1962), dies of myeloid leukemia at 78