On This Day

Deaths in Sport on November 13

  • 1916 Frederik Septimus Kelly, Australian-British composer and rower (Summer Olympic gold 1908), dies at 35
  • 1978 George Hearne, South African cricketer (open bat in 3 Tests 1922-24), dies
  • 1982 Dorothy [Little-]Round, England, tennis star (Never on Sunday), dies
  • 1989 Victor Davis, Canadian swimmer (b. 1964)
  • 1998 William "Red" Holzman, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach (New York Knicks 14 seasons), dies leukemia at 78
  • 1999 Jaswick Taylor, West Indian cricket fast bowler (3 Tests; 5/109 in Test debut 1958), dies at 67
  • 2007 John Doherty, English footballer (b. 1935)
  • 2007 Kazuhisa Inao, Japanese baseball player (b. 1937)
  • 2010 Ken Iman, American football player (b. 1939)
  • 2013 Todd Christensen, NFL player (Oakland) and sportscaster, dies from complications during liver transplant surgery at 57
  • 2014 Alvin Dark, American baseball player and manager, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 92
  • 2016 Enzo Maiorca, Italian freediver (17 world records), dies at 85
  • 2017 Bobby Doerr, American Baseball Hall of Fame second baseman (9-time All Star, Boston Red Sox), dies at 99