Deaths in Sport on November 8

  • 1886 Frederick J "Fred" Archer, English jockey, commits suicide at 29
  • 1917 Colyn Blythe, cricketer (2509 F-C wickets), dies at 38 during WW I
  • 1952 Claude Carter, South African cricketer (took 28 wkts 10 Tests for South Africa), dies at 71
  • 1977 Bucky Harris, American baseball player (b. 1896)

Person of interestBetty Nuthall

1983 Betty Nuthall, English tennis player, dies at 72

Tennis Player Betty Nuthall
Tennis Player
Betty Nuthall
  • 1985 Nicolas Frantz, Luxembourgish cyclist (b. 1899)
  • 1992 Kees [Cornelis] Broekman, speed skater (Olympic silver 1952), dies
  • 1999 Leon Ċ tukelj, Slovenian gymnast (b. 1898)
  • 2004 Eddie Charlton, Australian snooker player, dies at 75
  • 2010 Quintin Dailey, American basketball player (b. 1961)
  • 2012 Lee MacPhail, American baseball manager and league executive, dies at 95
  • 2014 Don Paul, 89, American football player, dies at 89