Deaths in Sport on November 17

  • 1921 John McLaren, cricketer (one Test Aust v Eng 1912), dies
  • 1929 A F A Lilley, cricketer (92 dismissals in 35 Tests 1896-1909), dies
  • 1937 Jack Worrall, Australian cricketer (Australian batsman 1885-99, 11 Tests), dies at 76
  • 1944 A C MacLaren, cricketer (England batsman from turn of century), dies
  • 1958 Mort Cooper, baseball player (b. 1913)
  • 1982 Duk Koo Kim, South Korean boxer, legally declared dead
  • 1991 Adrian Quist, Australian tennis player, analyst (Australian C'ship 1936, 40, 48), dies at 78
  • 1998 Weeb Ewbank, American NFL coach (Baltimore Colts, NY Jets), dies at 91
  • 2004 Mikael Ljungberg, Swedish wrestler (Olympic gold 2000), dies at 34
  • 2004 Alexander Ragulin, Russian ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1964, 68, 72), dies at 63
  • 2006 Bo Schembechler, American football coach (b. 1929)
  • 2006 Ferenc Puskás, Hungarian soccer forward, manager (Hungary 85 caps, Real Madrid, Budapest Honvéd), dies of pneumonia at 79
  • 2008 Pete Newell, American basketball coach (b. 1915)
  • 2011 Kurt Budke, American basketball coach (b. 1961)
  • 2014 Ray Sadecki, American MLB player, dies from blood cancer at 73