Deaths in Sport on July 11

  • 1302 Jacques de Châtillon, French Lord of Leuze and Governor of Flanders, dies in the Battle of the Golden Spurs at about 46
  • 1302 Pierre Flote, French legist and Chancellor of France under King Philip IV, dies in the Battle of the Golden Spurs
  • 1929 Billy Mosforth, English footballer (b. 1857)
  • 1953 Oliver Campbell, American tennis player (US Open 1890-92), dies at 82
  • 1959 Charlie Parker, English cricketer (3,776 1st-class wickets, 2nd best ever; legend Gloucs SLA, but 2-32 in only Test), dies at 76
  • 1971 Pedro Rodríguez, Mexican racing driver (Le Mans, 1968), killed in crash during sports car race at Norisring in Nuremberg, West Germany at 31
  • 1987 Avi Ran, Israeli footballer (b. 1963)
  • 1987 Thomas F Waddell, founder (Gay Olympics), dies of AIDS at 50
  • 1993 Denis Tomlinson, South African cricket leg-spinner, dies
  • 1998 Lilí Álvarez, Spanish tennis player (Wimbledon runner-up 1926-28), dies at 93
  • 2005 Jesús Iglesias, Argentine professional racing driver (b. 1922)
  • 2006 John Spencer, English snooker player (b. 1935)
  • 2009 Arturo Gatti, Italian-Canadian professional boxer (b. 1972)
  • 2010 Bob Sheppard, American public address announcer (MLB: NY Yankees 1951–2007; NFL: NY Giants 1956–2006), dies at 99
  • 2018 Lindy Remigino, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m 1952), dies of prostate cancer at 87
  • 2020 Frank Bolling, American baseball second baseman (MLB All-Star 1961–62²; Gold Glove Award 1958; Detroit Tigers, Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves), dies from cancer at 88
  • 2021 Charlie Gallagher, Scottish soccer inside forward (2 caps Republic of Ireland; Celtic, Dumbarton), dies at 80
  • 2022 Gary Moeller, American football coach (University of Michigan 1990-94; Uni of Illinois 1977-79; Detroit Lions), dies at 81
  • 2022 Víctor Benítez, Peruvian soccer centre-back / defensive midfielder (11 caps; AC Milan, Roma, Inter Milan, Boca Juniors), dies at 86