On This Day

Deaths in Sport on October 14

  • 1943 Jackie Matthews, cricketer (8 Tests 1911-12, 16 wickets), dies
  • 1969 Arnie Herber, American Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback (NFL C'ship 1930, 31, 36, 39; First-team All-Pro 1932, 35, 36; Green Bay Packers, NY Giants), dies at 59
  • 1980 S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies
  • 1988 Vic Raschi, American MLB pitcher (4-time All Star), dies at 69
  • 1993 Bertie Clarke, West Indian cricketer (6 wkts for WI in 1939), dies at 75
  • 2012 Kyle Bennett, American BMX racer, dies in a traffic collision at 33
  • 2020 John Reid, New Zealand cricket all-rounder and captain (58 Tests; 6 x 100s; 85 wickets) and ICC Match Referee (50 Tests 1993-2002), dies at 92
  • 2020 Fred Dean, American Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end (Pro Bowl 1979–81, 83; First-team All-Pro 1980, 81; Super Bowl 1981, 84; SD Chargers, SF 49ers), dies from COVID-19 at 68