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
  • 1940 Geoffrey Legge, cricketer (WWII 196 Eng v NZ Auckland 1930), dies
  • 1958 Mel Ott, NY Giant baseball star (1926-1947), dies 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, cricketer (5 Tests for India 1958-60), dies
  • 1988 Carl Hubbell, American baseball player (b. 1903)
  • 1991 David "Sonny" Werblin, AFL owner (NY Jets), dies at 81
  • 1991 Prior Jones, West Indian cricketer (WI pace bowler in 9 Tests 1948-52), dies at 74
  • 1991 Sonny Werblin, NY sports impresario, dies at 81
  • 1995 Peter Grant, English rock band manager, dies at 60
  • 2007 Tom Johnson, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1928)
  • 2007 Noel McGregor, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1931)
  • 2013 Vern Mikkelsen, American HOF basketball player, dies at 85
  • 2015 Bob [Robert] Foster, American professional boxer "The Deputy Sheriff", dies at 76
  • 2015 Ken Johnson, American MLB player - 1st pitcher to lose a complete game nine-inning no-hitter, dies at 82