Events in Sport in November 1969

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2nd Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA River Plantation Women's Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • 2nd NFL record of 12 passing touchdowns, New Orleans Billy Kilmer & St L Charlie Johnson pass for 6 touchdowns each
  • 16th US President Nixon becomes first president to attend a season NFL game while in office: the Dallas Cowboys beat the Washington Redskins 41-28
  • 20th Gundappa Viswanath scores 137 on Test Cricket debut v Australia Kanpur

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20th Brazilian soccer icon Pele scores his 1,000th goal

Brazilian Football Legend Pele
Brazilian Football Legend
  • 20th SF Giant Willie McCovey edges Tom Seaver as NL MVP
  • 25th KC outfielder Lou Piniella is voted AL Rookie of Year
  • 26th 35th Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Owens, Oklahoma (RB)
  • 29th 34th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 49-26 in Birmingham
  • 30th 57th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 29-11