Deaths in Sport on January 19

  • 1939 Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (b. 1898)
  • 1964 Firmin Lambot, Belgian cyclist who twice won the Tour de France (1919, 1922), dies at 77
  • 1968 Ray Harroun, American race car driver (b. 1879)
  • 1982 Marc Demeyer, Belgian cyclist (Paris-Roubaix '76), dies [or 1/20]
  • 1984 Max Bentley, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1920)
  • 1993 Chris Street, basketball player, dies at 20
  • 1999 Ivan Francescato, Italian rugby union footballer (b. 1967)
  • 2004 David Hookes, Australian cricketer and coach, dies at 48
  • 2006 Geoff Rabone, New Zealand cricketer (gifted all-rounder for NZ in 1950's), dies at 84
  • 2008 Don Wittman, Canadian sportscaster for CBC (b. 1936)
  • 2009 José Torres, Puerto Rican boxer (Olympics 1956 silver), dies at 72
  • 2010 Bill McLaren Scottish rugby commentator (b. 1923)
  • 2013 Anatoly Bannik, Ukranian chess master, dies at 91
  • 2013 Milt Bolling, American MLB shortstop, dies from complications from heart surgery at 82

Person of interestStan Musial

2013 Stan Musial, American MLB hall of famer, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 92

MLB Legend Stan Musial
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Stan Musial
  • 2013 Earl Weaver, American hall of fame MLB manager, dies from a heart attack at 82
  • 2014 Bert Williams, English footballer (Wolverhampton, 30 caps), dies at 93