Deaths in Sport on October 7

  • 1925 Christy Mathewson, American baseball player (b. 1880)
  • 1969 Léon Scieur, Belgian cyclist (b. 1888)
  • 1990 John "Cat" Thompson, basketball hall of famer, dies at 84

Person of interestLeo Durocher

1991 Leo Durocher, baseball player and manager (Dodgers, Giants), dies at 86

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher
  • 1995 Louis Meyer, Indie 500 racer (3 wins), dies at 91
  • 2007 Norifumi Abe, Japanese motorcycle road racer, dies at 32