On This Day

Deaths in Sport on November 14

  • 1929 Joseph McGinnity, baseball pitcher (NY Giants), dies at 58
  • 1937 Jack O'Connor, American baseball player (b. 1869)
  • 1965 George Bissett, South African cricketer (25 wickets in 4 Tests for South Africa), dies at 60
  • 1967 C. K. Nayudu, Indian cricketer (7 Tests for India in 30's), dies at 72
  • 1971 William Bendeck, Bolivian rally driver (b. 1934)
  • 1979 Bill Farrimond, England cricket wicket-keeper (4 Tests 1930-35), dies
  • 1981 Robert Bradford, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1941)
  • 1992 Earnest FH Happel, East German soccer/trainer/coach, dies
  • 1992 Joop Van Nellen, soccer/trainer (DHC/"We go to Rome!"), dies
  • 1995 Les Horvath, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback and halfback (Heisman Trophy 1944; first Ohio State player to win the award; National C'ship 1942), dies of heart failure at 74
  • 1997 Eddie Arcaro, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey (Triple Crown 1941 Whirlaway, 1948 Citation), dies of liver cancer at 81
  • 2001 Juan Carlos Lorenzo, Argentine footballer (b. 1922)
  • 2009 Bruce Wells, English boxer (European amateur light middleweight champion 1953) & actor (Dr. Who 1965-73), dies at 76
  • 2010 Wes Santee, American middle distance runner, dies at 78
  • 2012 Brian Davies, Australia Rugby League player, dies at 82
  • 2016 Gardnar Mulloy, American tennis player (5-time Grand Slam doubles champion), dies of a stroke at 102