Events in Sport in November 1989

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

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

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

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

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

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23rd "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
  • 24th Tendulkar scores a Test Cricket fifty age 16 years 214 days, a record
  • 25th David Boon scores 200 v NZ at cricket WACA
  • 26th 77th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 43-40

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

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