Deaths in Sport on September 13

  • 1976 Armand Mondou, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1905)
  • 1977 Arthur Fagg, English cricket batsman (5 Tests; dual double-centuries for Kent v Essex 1938) and umpire (18 Tests, 7 ODIs), dies at 62
  • 1991 Metin Oktay, Turkish football player (b. 1936)
  • 1991 Paul Thompson, Canadian ice hockey forward and coach (Stanley Cup 1928 [NY Rangers], 1934, 38 Chicago Black Hawks), dies at 84
  • 1995 Harold Sheperdson, British soccer trainer, dies at 76
  • 1998 Harry Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1926)

Jaroslav Drobný

2001 Jaroslav Drobný, Czech ice hockey player (Olympic silver 1948) and tennis player (Wimbledon 1954, French 1951-52), dies of a stroke at 79

  • 2003 Kenneth Walter, South African cricket fast bowler (2 Tests, 6 wickets), dies at 63
  • 2005 Toni Fritsch, Austrian soccer forward (9 caps; Rapid Vienna) and American football kicker (Super Bowl 1971 Dallas Cowboys; Pro Bowl 1979), dies of heart failure at 60
  • 2013 James Bradford, American heavyweight weightlifter (Olympic silver 1952, 56), dies at 84
  • 2015 Brian Close, English cricketer (played for England between 1949 & 1976), dies at 84

Moses Malone

2015 Moses Malone, Basketball Hall of Fame center (NBA MVP 1979, 82-83; NBA Finals MVP 1983; 12 x NBA All Star; Houston Rockets, Philadelphia 76ers), dies of heart disease at 60

  • 2021 George Wein, American music promoter (Newport Jazz Festival; Newport Folk Festival; New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival), dies at 95
  • 2021 Ruly Carpenter, American baseball executive (principal owner and president Philadelphia Phillies 1972-81), dies at 81