November 1972 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 2nd Phillies' Steve Carlton wins unanimous NL Cy Young Award
  • 4th Kings score 3 goals within 45 seconds against Islanders
  • 5th Jane Blalock wins LPGA Lady Errol Golf Classic
  • 11th 6th Rugby League World Cup: Australia and Great Britain tie 10-10; Great Britain awarded the cup
  • 12th 22nd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins
  • 15th White Sox Dick Allen wins AL MVP
  • 21st Red Sox Carlton Fisk wins AL Rookie of Year, Mets Jon Matlack wins NL
  • 22nd Flyers start Islanders on 15 game winless streak
  • 22nd Pitts Penguins set NHL record for scoring fastest 5 goals (2:07)
  • 28th LA Dodgers trade Frank Robinson to California Angels

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1st Glen Murray, Halifax, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins)
  • 1st Paul Dickov, Scottish footballer
  • 2nd Alfred Schreuders, soccer player (RKC)
  • 2nd Marie Josee Gibeau, Lachine Quebec, kayaker (Olympics-96)
  • 2nd Darío Silva, Uruguayan footballer
  • 3rd Chris Shelling, NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)
  • 3rd Verl Mitchell, NFL guard (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 4th Luís Figo, Portuguese footballer
  • 5th Tracy Greene, NFL tight end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 6th Anthony Brown, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • 6th Vicki Movessian, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Oly-98)
  • 6th Garry Flitcroft, English footballer
  • 6th Deivi Cruz, American baseball player
  • 7th Emily Porter Lesueur, synchronized swimmer (Oly-gold-96), born in Glendale, California
  • 7th Jane Taylor, Maitland NSW Aust, tennis star (1995 Futures-Wagga Waga)
  • 7th Jimmy Gary, NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 7th Marcus Stewart, English football player
  • 8th Chris Fydler, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 8th Ken Blackman, NFL guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • 9th Laxmi Poruri, Guntur India, tennis star (1994 Futures-College Park)
  • 9th Mark Fields, NFL linebacker (NO Saints)
  • 9th Ron Rice, NFL cornerback/safety (Detroit Lions)
  • 10th Dick Kooijman, Dutch soccer player (Heracles, FC Groningen, Az)
  • 10th Isaac Bruce, NFL wide receiver (St Louis Rams)
  • 10th Shawn Green, Des Plaines IL, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • 10th Virag Csurgo, Siofok Hungary, tennis star (1993 Futures-Freeport)
  • 11th Cornell Thomas, WLAF DE (Scotland Claymores)
  • 11th Jack Jackson, NFL/CFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears, Toronto Argonauts)
  • 11th Steve Konowalchuk, Salt Lake City, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
  • 12th Vassilis Tsiartas, Greek footballer
  • 14th Aaron Taylor, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 14th Ed Patterson, Delta, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins)
  • 14th Lori Dupuis, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)
  • 15th Christian van der Weerden, Dutch soccer player (NEC, Vitesse)
  • 15th Greg Bloedorn, NFL center (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 17th Ron Lewis, WLAF OL (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 18th Jason Arnberger, cricketer (NSW opening batsman 1994-95 -)
  • 19th David Palmer, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)
  • 20th Riddick Parker, WLAF defensive tackle (Rhein Fire, Seattle Seahawks)
  • 20th Trent Pollard, NFL guard (Cin Bengals)
  • 20th Yanick Dupre, NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 21st David Tua, Samoan boxer
  • 22nd Mavan Atapattu, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test batsman)
  • 22nd Jay Payton, American baseball player
  • 23rd Paul Penny, Victoria BC, golfer (Edmonton City Amat-1993, 94)
  • 24th Barry Potomski, Windsor, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
  • 24th Fred Brathwaite, NHL goalie (Edmonton Oilers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 25th Kevin Han, Shanghai China, US badminton player (Olympics-96)
  • 25th Petteri Nummelin, Turku FIN, hockey defenseman (Team Finland)
  • 27th Chris Hetherington, running back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • 27th Ivan Imbernon, WLAF defensive end (Barcelona Dragons)
  • 27th Jason Burns, NFL running back (Cin Bengals)
  • 27th Yureck Person, soccer player (NAC)
  • 28th Paulo Figueiredo, Angolan footballer
  • 29th Artis Houston, WLAF cornerback (Rhein Fire)
  • 29th Jamal Mashburn, NBA forward (Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks)
  • 29th Larry Williams, WLAF defensive tackle (Scotland Claymores)
  • 29th Minoru Tanaka, Japanese pro-wrestler
  • 30th Spence Fischer, WLAF quarterback (Scotland Claymores)
  • 30th Abel Xavier, Portuguese footballer

Deaths in Sport

  • 10th Charlie Hallows, English cricketer who scored 1000 runs in a single month in May 1928, dies at 77