November 1920 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 8 Baseball meeting to depose Ban Johnson is set for Nov 12th
  • Nov 12 Judge Kennesaw Mountain Landis elected 1st baseball commissioner

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 5 Tommy Goodwin [Thomas], Connecticut, British Track Cyclist (2 X Olympic Bronze 1948), (d. 2012)
  • Nov 6 John Smith, English chairman of Liverpool F.C. (1973-90), (d. 1995)
  • Nov 16 Betty Hicks, LPGA golfer

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Nov 21 Stan Musial, American MLB outfielder (St Louis Cardinal, 7 times NL bat champ), born in Donora, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)

MLB Legend Stan Musial
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Stan Musial
  • Nov 27 Abe Lenstra, Dutch soccer star
  • Nov 28 Cecilia Colledge, England, figure skater (Olympic silver 1936)

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 25 Gaston Chevrolet, French-born American race car driver and automobile pioneer (b. 1892)