Deaths in Sport on November 5

  • 1937 Jack McAuliffe, Irish-American boxer and undefeated World Lightweight champion (1886-93), dies at 71
  • 1951 Reggie Walker, South African athlete (Olympic gold 100m 1908), dies at 62
  • 1969 Lloyd Corrigan, American actor (Papa Dodger, The Manchurian Candidate), dies at 69
  • 1971 Sam Jones, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1955, 59; no-hitter 1955; Chicago Cubs), dies of neck cancer at 45
  • 1992 Arpad Elo, Hungarian physicist (chess classification system), dies at 89
  • 2006 LaMar Clark, American boxer (record most consecutive knockouts 44, including unsanctioned bouts), dies at 71
  • 2021 Charlie Burns, Canadian ice hockey forward (world champion Whitby Dunlops 1958) and coach (Minnesota North Stars), dies at 85
  • 2021 Roger Zatkoff, American football linebacker (Pro Bowl 1954, 55, 56; First Team All Pro 1954, 55; Green Bay Packers), dies at 90
  • 2021 Ryszard Grzegorczyk, Polish soccer midfielder (23 caps; Polonia Bytom, RC Lens), dies at 82