Deaths in Sport on September 19

  • 1924 Alick Bannerman, cricketer (28 Tests for Australia, 1108 runs), dies
  • 1970 Greville Stevens, cricketer (10 Tests for England 1922-29), dies
  • 1982 Fred Badcock, cricketer (7 Tests for NZ 1930-33, 16 wkts), dies
  • 1989 Willie Steele, American Olympic gold medalist (b. 1923)
  • 2006 Roy Schuiten, Dutch cyclist (b. 1950)
  • 2013 Gerrie Muhren, Dutch footballer, dies from complications from myelodysplastic syndrome at 67
  • 2013 Hiroshi Yamauchi, Japanese businessman (President of Nintendo, 1949-2003, owner of Seattle Mariners), dies at 85

Person of interestJake LaMotta

2017 Jake LaMotta, American middleweight boxing champion (1949-51) (immortalised in Raging Bull), dies at 95

World Middleweight Boxing Champion Jake LaMotta
World Middleweight Boxing Champion
Jake LaMotta