Deaths in Sport on November 27

  • 1930 J T Tyldesley, cricket (1661 runs in 31 Tests for Eng 1898-1909), dies
  • 1942 A B C Langton, cricketer (WWII 15 Tests for South Africa 1935-39), dies
  • 1960 Frederick Fane, cricketer (682 runs in 14 Tests for Eng 1905-10), dies
  • 1987 Babe [Floyd Caves] Herman, Brooklyn Dodgers' slugger (.324 lifetime average), dies at 84
  • 1988 [John] Hein Donner, chess grand master, dies at 61
  • 1995 Giancarlo Baghetti, racing driver/journalist, dies at 60
  • 1999 Yasuhiro Kojima, wrestler (b. 1937)
  • 2000 Len Shackleton, English former footballer, dies at 78
  • 2006 Casey Coleman, American sportscaster (b. 1951)
  • 2007 Bill Willis, American football player (b. 1921)
  • 2007 Sean Taylor, American football player (Washington Redskins), fatally shot in the upper leg by an armed intruder at 24
  • 2008 Paul Hibbert, Australian cricketer (one Test Aust v India 1977, scored 13 & 2), dies at 56
  • 2011 Gary Speed, Former Welsh international footballer and Wales national football team manager (b. 1969)
  • 2012 Marvin Miller, American baseball executive (Major League Baseball Players Association 1966-1982), dies at 95
  • 2013 Nilton Santos, Brazilian footballer, dies from a lung infection at 88