Deaths in Sport on November 15

  • 1933 Affie Jarvis, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (11 Tests, 18 dismissals; South Australia), dies at 73
  • 1938 George Glover, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies
  • 1959 Alex Kennedy, cricketer (31 wkts in 5 Tests for England 1922-23), dies
  • 1963 Linus McAtee, American Hall of Fame jockey (Preakness Stakes 1916; Kentucky Derby 1927, 29; US Champion Jockey by earnings 1928), dies at 65
  • 1966 Dimitrios Tofalos, Greek weightlifter (b. 1877)
  • 1978 Dick Chapman, American golfer (1940 US amateur, 1951 British amateur), dies of a stroke at 67
  • 1982 Martin De Alzaga, Argentine racing driver, dies at 81
  • 1983 Dai Rees, Scottish golfer (British Open runner-up 1953-54, 61), dies of car accident injuries at 70
  • 1990 Alydar, American racehorse (b. 1975)
  • 1998 Ludvik Danek, Czechoslovak discus thrower (b. 1937)
  • 2002 Sohn Kee-chung, Korean athlete and long-distance runner, dies at 90
  • 2003 Ray Lewis, Canadian 4X400 relayer (Olympic bronze 1932), dies at 93
  • 2005 Preston Robert Tisch, American businessman (co-founder of Loews Corp), and NFL co-owner (NY Giants, 1991-2002), dies from brain cancer at 79
  • 2007 Joe Nuxhall, American baseball pitcher and sportscaster (youngest MLB player at 15 years, 316 days), dies at 79
  • 2008 Glen Brand, American wrestler (Olympic gold middleweight 1948), dies at 85
  • 2009 Antonio de Nigris, Mexican soccer striker (16 caps; Monterrey, Villarreal), dies from a heart attack at 31
  • 2010 Ed Kirkpatrick, American baseball player (b. 1944)
  • 2010 Imre Polyák, Hungarian featherweight (Olympic gold 1964), dies at 78
  • 2010 Larry Evans, American chess grandmaster, author and journalist (5 x US Chess C'ship; 20+ books), dies following gallbladder surgery at 78
  • 2013 Mike McCormack, American NFL offensive tackle (NY Yankees, Cleveland, Philadelphia), dies at 83
  • 2013 Raimondo d'Inzeo, Italian equestrian, 1st athlete to compete in 8 Olympic games (Olympic gold/2 silver/3 bronze-1948-76), dies at 88
  • 2020 Campbell Forsyth, Scottish soccer goalkeeper (4 caps; St Mirren, Kilmarnock, Southampton), dies at 86
  • 2020 Ray Clemence MBE, English soccer goalkeeper (England 61 caps, Liverpool, Tottenham), dies from prostate cancer at 72
  • 2021 Bengt Madsen, Swedish soccer administrator (chairman Malmö FF 1999-2009), dies from cancer at 79
  • 2021 Bobby Collins Jr., American college football coach (head coach University of Southern Mississippi; Southern Methodist University), dies at 88