On This Day

Deaths in Sport in November 2017

  • Nov 4 Gilbert Rogin, American journalist and author (The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated), dies at 87
  • Nov 13 Bobby Doerr, American Baseball Hall of Fame second baseman (9-time All Star, Boston Red Sox), dies at 99
  • Nov 16 Ferdie Pacheco, American boxer and physician (the "Fight Doctor"), dies at 89
  • Nov 18 Gillian Rolton, Australian equestrian (Summer Olympics 1992, 1996- gold), dies from endometrial cancer at 61

Person of interestJana Novotna

Nov 19 Jana Novotná, Czech tennis player (Wimbledon 1998), dies of cancer at 49

Tennis Player & Wimbledon Champion Jana Novotna
Tennis Player & Wimbledon Champion
Jana Novotna