Events in Sport in November 1989

  • Nov 1 Pakistan beat West Indies by 4 wickets to win Cricket's Nehru Cup

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Nov 3 Lou Piniella is named manager of the Reds, replacing banned Pete Rose

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • Nov 3 Minn Timberwolves' 1st NBA game, loses to Seattle, 106-94
  • Nov 4 First NBA game at Orlando Arena, Orlando Magic loses to NJ Nets, 111-106
  • Nov 4 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Bayakoa, Dancing Spree, Go for Wand, Prized, Rhythm, Steinlen, Sunday Silence
  • Nov 5 20th NYC Marathon won by Juma Ikangaa in 2:08:01
  • Nov 5 Elaine Crosby wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
  • Nov 5 US plays El Salvador in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
  • Nov 5 40th Formula One WDC: Alain Prost wins by 16 points
  • Nov 7 Balt's Gregg Olson is 1st relief pitcher to win AL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 8 Cubs Jerome Walton wins the NL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 14 Padres reliever Mark Davis wins NL Cy Young Award

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Nov 15 Test Cricket debut of Waqar Younis & Sachin Tendulkar at Karachi

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar
  • Nov 15 Walter Davis (Denver) begins NBA free throw streak of 53 games
  • Nov 17 Bret Saberhagen signs record $2,966,667 per year KC Royal contract
  • Nov 19 US beats Trinidad, 1-0 qualifing for 1990 world soccer cup finals it was US' 1st qualification since 1950
  • Nov 19 39th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Rusty Wallace wins
  • Nov 20 Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Robin Yount wins AL MVP
  • Nov 22 Kirby Pucket signs record $3,000,000 per year Minnesota Twins contract

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Nov 23 "Bounty Bowl", the Philadelphia Eagles defeat the Dallas Cowboys 27-0 on Thanksgiving in an ill-tempered game that featured several scuffles and injuries, after which Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson accuses Eagles coach Buddy Ryan of placing bounties on players

NFL Head Coach Jimmy Johnson
NFL Head Coach
Jimmy Johnson
  • Nov 24 Tendulkar scores a Test Cricket fifty age 16 years 214 days, a record
  • Nov 25 David Boon scores 200 v NZ at cricket WACA
  • Nov 26 77th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 43-40

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Nov 28 Rickey Henderson signs record $3,000,000 per year Oak A's contract

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • Nov 28 Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci flees to Hungary