Events in Sport for Year 1979 (Part 2)

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Nov 17th - Daniel Okrent sketches out 1st draft rules for Rotisserie Baseball on a flight to Austin, TX
Nov 19th - Astros sign Nolan Ryan, to record 4 year, $4.5 million contract
Nov 25th - 67th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 17-9
Nov 25th - Pat Summerall and John Madden broadcast a game together for the first time, a pairing that would last 22 years and become one of the most well-known partnerships in TV sportscasting history
Nov 26th - Intl Olympic Committee votes to readmit China after 21 years
Nov 27th - 1st day-night one-day cricket international, Australia v WI at SCG
Dec 4th - Cleveland Cavaliers retire jersey # 7, Bingo Smith
Dec 9th - Murle Breer/Dave Eichelberger wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
Dec 11th - Geoff Boycott scores cricket century in a limited-over international
Dec 16th - 68th Davis Cup: USA beats Italy in San Francisco (5-0)
Dec 16th - QB Roger Staubach's last regular season game with the Dallas Cowboys
Dec 21st - Gary Unger plays in record 914th consecutive NHL game
Dec 23rd - NY Islanders greatest shutout lose (8-0) vs Chicago Black Hawks
Dec 25th - Opening day of 4th Test Cricket, India 8-112 v Pakistan at Kanpur
Dec 27th - Red Army beats NY Rangers 5-2 at Madison Square Garden
Dec 29th - Red Army beats NY Islanders 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum

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