On This Day

Deaths in Sport on November 6

  • 1931 Jack Chesbro, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (NY Highlanders - won 41 games 1904), dies of heart attack at 57
  • 1964 Hugo Koblet, Swiss cyclist (b. 1925)
  • 1978 Heiri Suter, Swiss cyclist, dies at 79
  • 1979 Chick Evans, American golfer (US Open 1916), dies at 89
  • 1996 Tommy Lawton, footballer, dies at 80
  • 1998 Marcel Gauthier, Canadian wrestler (b. 1928)
  • 2003 Rie Mastenbroek, Dutch swimmer (3 x Olympic gold 1936), dies at 84
  • 2004 Johnny Warren, Australian soccer player (b. 1943)
  • 2006 Federico (Fico) L√≥pez, Puerto Rican basketball player (b. 1962)
  • 2007 George Grljusich, Australian sports broadcaster (b. c1939)
  • 2012 M-16 [Ernest Mateen], American cruiserweight boxing champion, dies at 46
  • 2013 Clarence "Ace" Parker, American NFL quarterback (Brooklyn, Boston Yanks), dies at 101