Deaths in Sport on November 21

  • 1900 J. J. Ferris, Australian cricketer (48 wickets for Aust in 8 Tests in 1880's), dies at 33
  • 1907 Harry Boyle, round-arm cricket bowler (12 of Aust's early Tests), dies
  • 1925 Robert Wrenn, American tennis player (US Open 1893-94, 1896-97), dies at 52
  • 1940 Geoffrey Legge, cricketer (WWII 196 Eng v NZ Auckland 1930), dies
  • 1945 Jimmy Quinn, Scottish soccer striker (11 caps; Celtic 272 games, 188 goals), dies at 67

Mel OttMel Ott (1909-1958)

American Baseball HOF right fielder and manager (12 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1933; 6 × NL home run leader; NY Giants), dies of injuries sustained in an auto accident at 49

  • 1959 Max Baer, American heavyweight boxing champion (1934-35), dies at 50
  • 1970 Newsy Lalonde, Canadian ice hockey (Montreal Canadiens) and lacrosse player, dies at 83
  • 1980 Jim Parks Sr, Kent cricket all-rounder (only Test for England), dies
  • 1985 Ramnath Kenny, Indian cricketer (5 Tests for India 1958-60), dies at 55

Carl HubbellCarl Hubbell (1903-1988)

American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (9 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1933; NL MVP 1933, 36; NY Giants), dies at 85

  • 1991 David "Sonny" Werblin, AFL owner (NY Jets), dies at 81
  • 1991 Prior Jones, West Indian cricket fast bowler (9 Tests, 25 wickets; Trinidad), dies at 74
  • 1991 Sonny Werblin, NY sports impresario, dies at 81
  • 2007 Noel McGregor, New Zealand cricket batsman (25 Tests, 1 x 100; Otago CA), dies at 75
  • 2007 Tom Johnson, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1928)
  • 2013 Vern Mikkelsen, American HOF basketball player, dies at 85
  • 2015 Bob Foster, American boxer (world light-heavyweight champion 1968-74), dies at 76
  • 2015 Ken Johnson, American baseball pitcher (only pitcher to lose a complete game 9-inning no-hitter 1964), dies at 82
  • 2020 Ricky Yacobi, Indonesian soccer striker (31 caps; Arseto Solo, Matsushita), dies from a heart attack at 57