On This Day

Deaths in Sport on November 26

  • 1918 Charlie McLeod, cricketer (all-rounder for Australia 1894-1905), dies
  • 1954 Bill Doak, American baseball pitcher (NL ERA leader 1914, 21; St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 63
  • 1960 Helen Hellwig, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1894), dies at 86
  • 1981 Max Euwe, Dutch world chess champion (1935-37), dies at 80
  • 1991 Bob Johnson, US hockey coach (Pittsburgh Penguins), dies at 60
  • 2006 Isaac Gálvez, Spanish procyclist (b. 1975)
  • 2006 Graham Roope, Englishcricketer (England batsman in 21 Tests 1972-78), dies at 60
  • 2007 Herb McKenley, Jamaican 4 X 400m relay runner (Olympic gold 1952), dies at 85