November 1911 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 25 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: UT Blues win 3rd straight title; beat Toronto Argonauts, 14-7
  • Nov 25 Australasian Championships Men's Tennis, Melbourne: 1907 Wimbledon champion Norman Brookes of Australia beats countryman Horace Rice 6-1, 6-2, 6-3

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 1 Sidney Wood Jr, American tennis player (Wimbledon 1931), born in Black Rock, Connecticut (d. 2009)

Person of interestBuck O'Neil

Nov 13 Buck O'Neil, American baseball player (Kansas City Monarchs, 1st African-American coach in Major League Baseball), born in Carrabelle, Florida (d. 2006)

Baseball Player and Coach Buck O'Neil
Baseball Player and Coach
Buck O'Neil
  • Nov 20 Jean Shiley, American high jumper (Olympic gold 1932)
  • Nov 22 Ralph Guldahl, American golfer (Masters 1939, US Open 1937-38), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 1987)
  • Nov 24 Joe "Ducky" Medwick, American baseball player, born in Carteret, New Jersey (d. 1975)
  • Nov 26 Samuel Reshevsky, Polish-American chess grandmaster, born in Ozork√≥w, Congress Poland, Russian Empire (d. 1992)

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 23 Bernard Tancred, South African cricketer (87 runs in 1888-89 South Africa v England), dies at 46