November 1924 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 1 Boston Bruins officially join the NHL, becoming the first United States based team to enter the League; Montreal Maroons also join NHL, but only last until 1938
  • Nov 4 California legalizes professional boxing (illegal since 1914)
  • Nov 16 Cleveland Bulldogs lose to Frankford Yellowjackets, ends 31-game undefeated streak (NFL & major-league football record)
  • Nov 29 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Queen's University wins 3rd straight Championship; defeat Toronto Balmy Beach, 11-3
  • Nov 29 NHL's Montreal Forum opens

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 2 Father David Bauer, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada (d. 1988)
  • Nov 4 Howie Meeker, Canadian ice hockey player and politician
  • Nov 11 Rusi Modi, cricketer (strong Indian batsman in post-War years)
  • Nov 16 Mel Patton, American sprinter & Olympic champion, born in Los Angeles, California, (d. 2014)
  • Nov 26 Jasu Patel, Indian cricketer (Indian off-spinner, 9-69 v Aust 1959), born in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India (d. 1992)

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 20 Ebenezer Cobb Morley, English sportsman (drafted first FA rules), dies at 93