On This Day

November 1891 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 2 Harry Elliott, England cricket wicket-keeper (4 Tests, 11 dismissals; Derbyshire CCC), born in Scarcliffe, England (d. 1976)
  • Nov 5 Herb McGirr, New Zealand cricket all-rounder (played in NZ's 1st Test series; 2 Tests, 1 x 50; Wellington), born in Wellington, New Zealand (d. 1964)
  • Nov 5 Earl Neale, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach (Virginia; NFL: Philadelphia Eagles) and MLB outfielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Parkersburg, West Virginia (d. 1973)
  • Nov 11 Rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (Boston Braves), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1954)
  • Nov 20 Leon Cadore, American baseball pitcher (pitched all of 26 inning game), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1958)