November 1986 in Sport

Events in Sport

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

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12th Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award unanimously

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

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19th Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins NL MVP

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt

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

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

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30th 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

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

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

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

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett

HeartWedding of Interest

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

Golfer Byron Nelson
Golfer
Byron Nelson

HeartWedding of Interest

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

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

Deaths in Sport

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