November 1938 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

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

Birthdays in Sport

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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

24th Oscar Robertson [The Big O], NBA guard (Cin, Milwaukee, Olympic-gold-1960)

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

Deaths in Sport

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