November 1938 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 2 Babe Ruth applies for job of St Louis Browns' manager

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Nov 24 National Semi-Pro Basketball Congress authorizes yellow basketball
  • Nov 28 4th Heisman Trophy Award: Davey O'Brien, Texas Christian (QB)
  • Nov 29 Mayor Oud of Rotterdam forbids soccer match between Neth-Germany

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 4 Alan Jones, cricketer (England v ROW 1970 his only intl honour)
  • Nov 5 C├ęsar Luis Menotti, Argentine footballer
  • Nov 6 Mack Jones, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • Nov 7 James Katt, pitcher/sportscaster (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins)
  • Nov 7 Jim Kaat, American baseball player
  • Nov 11 Josef Odozil, Czech, 1500m (Olympic-silver-1964)
  • Nov 11 Haruhiro Yamashita, Japanese gymnast
  • Nov 17 Peter Snell, NZ, 800m/1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1960, 64)
  • Nov 18 Karl Schranz, Austria, slalom (Olympic-1968)
  • Nov 19 Frank Misson, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1960-61)
  • Nov 19 Richard Dumbrill, cricketer (South African all-rounder in 5 Tests 1965-67)
  • Nov 19 Ted Turner, American broadcasting mogul/owns (Atlanta Braves)/won America's Cup
  • Nov 20 Tony White, cricketer (2 Tests WI v Australia 1965)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 24 Oscar Robertson [The Big O], NBA guard (Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Olympic gold 1960), born in Charlotte, Tennessee

NBA Player Oscar Robertson
NBA Player
Oscar Robertson
  • Nov 24 Wynne Bradburn, cricketer (father of Grant NZ batsman v South Africa 1964)
  • Nov 27 Jose Tartabull, baseball player

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 15 George Glover, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies