On This Day

November 1925 in Sports History

Events in Sport

Sports History

Nov 21 Red Grange plays final Univ of Illinois game, signs with Chicago Bears

Sports History

Nov 28 NHL goalie Georges Vezina collapses & dies 4 months later of TB


Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 9 Bill Bruton, American MLB outfielder (NL stolen bases leader 1953-55), born in Penola, Alabama (d. 1995)
  • Nov 28 József Bozsik, Hungarian footballer (d. 1978)
  • Nov 29 Ernst Happel, Austrian soccer player, 1943-59 (Rapid Wien), and coach, 1962-92 (Feyenoord; Club Brugge; Hamburger SV, and 8 others), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1992)

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 21 Robert Wrenn, American tennis player (US Open 1893-94, 1896-97), dies at 52