Deaths in Sport on November 1

  • 1926 Wilfred Flowers, cricketer (England spinner in 8 Tests 1884-93), dies
  • 1947 Man o' War, American thoroughbred racehorse (b. 1917)
  • 1949 Leslie Gay, cricket wicket-keeper/goalkeeper (England in 1890's), dies
  • 1956 Lajos Asztalos, International Chess Master (1950), dies at 67
  • 1962 Ricardo Rodríguez, Mexican racing driver (b. 1942)
  • 1993 George Sheehan, cardiologist/marathoner, dies of prostate cancer at 74

Person of interestWalter Payton

1999 Walter Payton, American Football Hall of Fame Running Back, dies at 45

NFL Running Back Walter Payton
NFL Running Back
Walter Payton
  • 2012 Pascual Perez, Dominican baseball player, bludgeoned to death at 55