On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in November 1920

  • Nov 1 Ted Lowe, English snooker commentator (Pot Black, BBC), born in Lambourn, England (d. 2011)
  • Nov 2 Dick Sisler. American baseball utility, coach and manager (Cincinnati Reds; MLB All Star 1950), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1998)
  • Nov 5 Tommy Godwin, British track cyclist (Great Britain coach; 2 x Olympic bronze 1948; President British Cycling Federation), born in Connecticut, United States (d. 2012)
  • Nov 6 Sir John Smith, English soccer executive (Chairman Liverpool F.C. 1973-90), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1995)
  • Nov 16 Betty Hicks, American golfer, author (US Open runner-up 1948, 54), born in Long Beach, California (d. 2011)

Person of interestStan Musial

Nov 21 Stan Musial, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (24 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1942, 44, 46; NL MVP 1943, 46, 48; 7 × NL batting champion; St Louis Cardinals), born in Donora, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • Nov 27 Abe Lenstra, Dutch soccer star
  • Nov 27 Johnny Schmitz, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1946, 48; NL saves leader 1946), born in Wausau, Wisconsin (d. 2011)
  • Nov 28 Cecilia Colledge, British figure skater (Olympic silver 1936), born in London (d. 2008)

About November 1920

How Old? 100 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)