November 1986 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 1 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Brave Raj, Capote, Lady's Secret, Last Tycoon, Manila, Skywalker, Smile at Santa Anita
  • Nov 2 17th NYC Marathon won by Gianni Poli in 2:11:06
  • Nov 2 Ayako Okamoto wins Nichirei Ladies Cup US-Japan Team Golf Championship
  • Nov 9 Ai-Yu Tu wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

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Nov 12 Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award unanimously

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens
  • Nov 14 Doubleday Publishing sells NY Mets to Nelson Doubleday & Fred Wilpon
  • Nov 16 36th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
  • Nov 18 Roger Clemens wins AL MVP

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Nov 19 Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins NL MVP

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt

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Nov 22 Mike Tyson KOs Trevor Berbick in 2 for heavyweight WBC boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Nov 22 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, became 13th NHLer to score 500 goals
  • Nov 24 Wrestler John Tatum charged with possession of marijuana
  • Nov 29 51st Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 21-17 in Birmingham
  • Nov 30 74th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 39-15

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Nov 30 Ivan Lendl is 1st tennis player to earn over $10 million in his lifetime

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 4 Adrian Zaugg, South African racing driver
  • Nov 5 Kasper Schmeichel, Danish footballer
  • Nov 11 Fran├žois Trinh-Duc, French rugby player
  • Nov 15 Sania Mirza, Indian tennis player
  • Nov 17 Nani, Portuguese football player
  • Nov 22 Oscar Pistorius, South African paralympic athlete
  • Nov 25 Craig Gardner, English footballer
  • Nov 26 Konstadinos Filippidis, Greek pole vaulter
  • Nov 27 Suresh Kumar Raina, Indian cricketer
  • Nov 30 Jordan Farmar, National Basketball Association player

Weddings in Sport


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Nov 1 MLB player Kirby Puckett (24) weds Tonya Hudson (20)

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 15 Golfer Byron Nelson (74) weds advertising copy writer Peggy Simmons (42)

Golfer Byron Nelson
Golfer
Byron Nelson

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 19 Hall of Famer boxing champ Muhammad Ali (44) weds Yolanda Williams

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • Nov 28 NBC's Ahmad Rashad marriage proposal is accepted by Phylicia Ayers-Allen during halftime of Det Lions-NY Jets football game

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 10 King Clancy, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and referee (b. 1903)