Deaths in Sport on November 15

  • November
  • 1933 Affie Jarvis, cricketer (11 Tests for Australia, 9 catches), dies
  • 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
  • 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 (b. 1901)
  • 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)
  • 1993 Theo Huizenaar, Dutch boxing trainer (Bep van Klaveren), dies at 93
  • 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
  • 2007 Joe Nuxhall, American baseball pitcher and sportscaster (youngest MLB player at 15 years, 316 days), dies at 79
  • 2010 Ed Kirkpatrick, American baseball player (b. 1944)
  • 2010 Larry Evans, American chess grandmaster and journalist (b. 1932)
  • 2010 Imre Polyák, Hungarian featherweight (Olympic gold 1964), dies at 78