On This Day

Deaths in Sport on September 13

  • 1976 Armand Mondou, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1905)
  • 1977 Arthur Fagg, cricketer (5 Tests for England 1936-39/umpire), dies
  • 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, soccer Trainer, dies at 76
  • 1998 Harry Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1926)
  • 2001 Jaroslav Drobný, Czech ice hockey player (Olympic silver 1948) / tennis player (Wimbledon 1954, French 1951-52), dies of a stroke at 79
  • 2005 Toni Fritsch, Austrian football and American football player (b. 1945)
  • 2013 James Bradford, American heavyweight weightlifter (Olympic silver 1952, 56), dies at 84
  • 2015 Moses Malone, Basketball Hall of Fame center (NBA MVP 1979, 82-83), dies of heart disease at 60
  • 2015 Brian Close, English cricketer (played for England between 1949 & 1976), dies at 84