Deaths in Sport on May 14

  • 1934 Lou Criger, American baseball player (b. 1872)
  • 1969 Frederick Lane, Australian swimmer (b. 1888)
  • 1989 Joe Primeau, Canadian NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs), dies at 83
  • 1991 Aladár Gerevich, Hungarian fencer (7 Olympic gold 1932, 36, 48, 52, 56, 60), dies at 81
  • 1992 Lyle Alzado, NFL defensive linesman (LA Raiders) and actor (Oceans of Fire, Hangfire), dies of cancer at 43
  • 1994 Dave Albritton, American high jumper (Olympic silver 1936), dies at 81
  • 1996 Sritharan Jeganathan, cricketer, 1st Sri Lankan Test player to die
  • 2001 Gil Langley, Australian cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1951-56), dies at 81

Person of interestDave DeBusschere

2003 Dave DeBusschere, American basketball player, dies of a heart attack at 62

NBA Forward and MLB Player Dave DeBusschere
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  • 2007 Jean Saubert, American alpine ski racer (Giant Slalom silver, Slalom bronze medal 1964 Olympics), dies of breast cancer at 65
  • 2009 Bob Rosburg, American golfer, broadcaster (PGA Championship 1959), dies of head injuries from a fall at 82
  • 2017 Frank Brian, American basketball guard (NBA All Star 1951, 1952), dies at 94
  • 2018 Doug Ford, American golfer (PGA Championship 1955, US Masters 1957), dies at 95