On This Day

Deaths in Sport on November 11

  • 1930 William Whysall, British cricketer (4 Tests for England 1924-30), dies at 43
  • 1976 Eric Davies, South African cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 7 wickets; East Province, Transvaal), dies at 67
  • 1978 Bennie Borgmann, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward and coach (Kingston Colonials, Original Celtics; coach Syracuse Nationals), dies at 77
  • 1990 Attilio Demaría, Argentinian footballer (b. 1909)
  • 1994 Frank McGuire, American basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons), dies at 80
  • 1997 Rodney Milburn, American athlete (Gold 1972 Olympics), dies in an accident at 49
  • 1998 Frank Brimsek, American ice hockey player (b. 1913)
  • 2007 Dick Nolan, American NFL football coach (San Francisco 49ers, New Orleans Saints), dies at 75
  • 2008 Herb Score, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1955, 56; Cleveland Indians) and announcer (Cleveland Indians 1964-97), dies at 75
  • 2019 Zeke Bratkowski, American NFL quarterback and coach (Green Bay Packers), dies from a heart attack at 88
  • 2020 Carlos Campos, Chilean soccer striker (39 caps; Universidad de Chile 259 games), dies from respiratory failure at 83