Deaths in Sport on October 18

  • 1862 James Creighton, amateur American baseball player, dies of ruptured bladder from hitting home run on Oct 14th
  • 1932 Ioannis Chrysafis, Greek gymnast (b. 1873)
  • 1959 Boughera El Ouafi, Algerian athlete (b. 1898)
  • 1972 Ken Wishart, cricketer (WI opening batsman in one Test 1935), dies
  • 1977 Rolph Grant, West Indian cricketer (West Indian captain on 1939 England tour), dies at 67
  • 1978 Frank Woolley, cricketer (58,969 1st-class runs), dies
  • 1983 Vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (55 Tests for India), dies
  • 2001 Micheline Ostermeyer, French athlete and musician (b. 1922)
  • 2005 Bill King, American sports broadcaster (b. 1927)
  • 2005 Johnny Haynes, English footballer (b. 1934)
  • 2013 Allan Stanley, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 87