Deaths in Sport on November 12

  • 1941 Ernie Koob, American baseball pitcher (no-hitter 1917; St. Louis Browns), dies from a lung ailment at 49

'Philadelphia' Jack O'Brien

1942 'Philadelphia' Jack O'Brien, American boxer (World light heavyweight champion 1905), dies at 64

  • 1955 Alfréd Hajós, Hungarian swimmer (b. 1878)
  • 1960 John Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies at 45
  • 1993 Bill Dickey, American Baseball HOF catcher (11 × MLB All-Star; 7 × World Series; NY Yankees) and manager (NY Yankees), dies at 86
  • 1994 Wilma Rudolph, American athlete (3 Olympic gold 100/200/4x100m 1960), dies of brain cancer at 54
  • 1996 Don Kenyon, English cricketer, dies at 72
  • 1999 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Jr., English thoroughbred horse owner (Bed O' Roses, Native Dancer), dies at 87
  • 2001 Tony Miles, English chess grandmaster, dies at 46
  • 2007 K C Ibrahim, Indian cricket batsman (4 Tests, 1 x 50, HS 85; Bombay CA), dies at 88
  • 2011 Peter Roebuck, English cricketer and journalist, dies at 55
  • 2015 Márton Fülöp, Hungarian footballer and goalkeeper, dies of cancer at 32
  • 2016 Dawn Coe-Jones, Canadian golfer (3 LPGA wins), dies of cancer at 56
  • 2018 David Pearson, American auto racer (NASCAR Cup Series C'ship 1966, 68, 69; NASCAR Rookie of the Year 1960; Daytona 500 1976), dies at 83
  • 2020 Albert Quixall, English soccer inside-forward (5 caps; Sheffield Wednesday, Manchester United), dies at 87
  • 2020 Krasnodar Rora, Croatian soccer midfielder (5 caps Yugoslavia; Dinamo Zagreb, Standard Liège) and manager (Šibenik), dies at 75
  • 2021 Aleksandr Lenyov, Russian soccer midfielder / defender (10 caps Soviet Union; Torpedo Moscow), dies at 77
  • 2021 Bob Bondurant, American auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans GT +3.0 1964; Shelby American, Ferrari, Eagle teams), dies at 88
  • 2021 Paul Gludovatz, Austrian football manager (Austria U-20; SV Ried, TSV Hartberg, SV Eberau), dies from COVID-19 at 75
  • 2021 Ron Flowers, English soccer midfielder (49 caps; Wolverhampton Wanderers 467 games), dies at 87
  • 2021 Takeshi Koba, Japanese Baseball HOF infielder (Hiroshima Carp) and manager (Japan Series Champion 1979, 80, 84 Hiroshima Carp), dies at 85