On This Day

Deaths in Sport on September 14

  • 1965 J. W. Hearne, English cricketer (806 runs in 24 Tests for England), dies at 74
  • 1971 Bill Copson, cricketer (England pace bowler before & after WW2), dies
  • 1989 Eddie McLeod, New Zealand cricketer (one Test for NZ), dies at 88
  • 1992 S A Banerjee, cricketer (1 Test for India 1948, no runs, 5 wkts), dies
  • 2002 Jim Barnes, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1964), dies of a stroke at 61
  • 2009 Darren Sutherland, Irish boxer (b. 1982)
  • 2013 Rock Casares, American football player, dies at 82
  • 2019 John Ralston, American College Football Hall of Fame linebacker, coach and executive (Cal, Stanford, Denver Broncos), dies at 92
  • 2020 André Guesdon, French soccer defender (Monaco, Nice) and manager (Viry-Châtillon, Angers, Brest), dies at 71