On This Day

Deaths in Sport on October 11

  • 1917 Harry Trott, cricketer (Aust capt played 24 Tests 1888-1898), dies
  • 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 (Detroit Tigers), dies 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), dies at 74