November 1926 in Sport

Events in Sport


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3rd Ty Cobb resigns as Detroit Tigers manager

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

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10th Bradman plays his 1st State selection trial He only made 37

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

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11th Eddie Collins is released as White Sox manager

Baseball Legend Eddie Collins
Baseball Legend
Eddie Collins
  • 16th NY Rangers 1st game, beat Montreal Maroons 1-0
  • 17th NHL's Chicago Black Hawks play their 1st game, beat Tor St Pats 4-1

Birthdays in Sport

  • 11th Harry Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)
  • 11th Maria Teresa de Filippis, Italian racing car driver (first woman to complete in Formula One), born in Naples (d. 2016)
  • 18th Estanislao Basora, Catalonia, Spain, footballer (The Monster of Colombes, 22 caps for Spain, 301 matches for Barcelona), (d. 2012)
  • 22nd Lew Burdette, baseball player
  • 22nd Zulfiqar Ahmed, Pakistani cricket pace bowler (9 Tests 1952-56)

Deaths in Sport

  • 1st Wilfred Flowers, cricketer (England spinner in 8 Tests 1884-93), dies