Deaths in Sport on October 11

  • 1935 Frank Mitchell, cricketer (2 Tests for Eng then 3 for South Africa), dies
  • 1946 Ico Hitrec, Croatian footballer, dies at 35
  • 1959 Bert Bell, NFL hall of famer, dies at 64
  • 1984 K. M. Rangnekar, Indian cricketer (33 runs at 5 50 for India), dies at 67
  • 1984 Sid Carroll, Australian cricketer (prolific NSW opener 1945-59 avg 39 59), dies at 61
  • 1986 Norm Cash, American baseball 1st baseman (5 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1968; AL batting champion 1961; Detroit Tigers), dies from drowning at 51
  • 1996 Keith Boyce, West Indian cricketer (West Indies all-rounder 1969-76), dies of chronic cirrhosis of the liver at 53
  • 2004 Keith Miller, Australian cricketer (one of Australia's best ever all-rounders), dies at 84
  • 2006 Cory Lidle, American baseball pitcher (b. 1972)
  • 2012 John Junior "Champ" Summers, American MLB player, dies from kidney cancer at 66
  • 2015 Dean Chance, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1964, 67; Cy Young Award 1964; no-hitter 1967; LA / California Angels, Minnesota Twins), dies at 74
  • 2020 Ângelo Martins, Portuguese soccer defender (20 caps; Benfica 231 games), dies at 90
  • 2020 Gary F. Jones, American thoroughbred racehorse trainer ($52.6m in purses; 1,465 race wins; US Racing HOF), dies at 76

Joe Morgan

2020 Joe Morgan, American Baseball HOF infielder (10 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1975, 76; NL MVP 1975, 76; Cincinnati Reds) and broadcaster (ESPN), dies at 77

  • 2021 Olav Nilsen, Norwegian soccer striker/midfielder (62 caps; Viking FK), dies at 79
  • 2021 Tony DeMarco, American boxer (NBA, NYSAC, The Ring welterweight titles 1955), dies at 89
  • 2021 Trevor Hemmings, British businessman (Owner Preston North End FC; 3 x Grand National winners Hedgehunter [2005], Ballabriggs [2011], Many Clouds [2015]), dies at 86