Deaths in Sport on November 28

Person of interestJames Naismith

1939 James Naismith, Canadian-American physical educator and inventor (basketball, football helmet), dies at 78

Basketball Inventor James Naismith
Basketball Inventor
James Naismith
  • 1945 Dwight Davis, donator of tennis' Davis Cup, dies
  • 2003 Ted Bates, English former footballer, dies at 85
  • 2010 Gil McDougald, American baseball player (b. 1928)