Deaths in Sport on January 14

  • 1966 Bill Carr, American athlete (b. 1909)
  • 1970 John J "Johnny" Murphy, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), dies at 61
  • 1978 Harold Abrahams, British athlete (b. 1899)

Person of interestRay Kroc

1984 Ray Kroc, American fast food entrepreneur (McDonald's) and owner of baseball's San Diego Padres, dies of heart failure at 81

McDonald's Entrepreneur Ray Kroc
McDonald's Entrepreneur
Ray Kroc
  • 1996 Jacques-Baptiste LeBrun, French finn yachtsman (Olympic gold 1932), dies at 85
  • 2006 Mark Philo, English footballer (b. 1984)
  • 2013 Giorgio Alverà, Italian bobsledder, dies at 69
  • 2018 Daniel "Dan" Gurney, American race-car driver, coach and team owner (All American Racers), dies from complications of pneumonia at 86