November 1928 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 1 Bradman scores a century each innings (131 & 133*), NSW v Qld

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Nov 20 Boston Gardens opens, Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 1-0
  • Nov 30 Test cricket debut of Don Bradman, he scores 18 & 1 vs England

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 1 James Bradford, American heavyweight weightlifter (Olympic silver 1952, 56), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2013)
  • Nov 1 Leon Hart, NFLer (Heisman Trophy)
  • Nov 11 Trevor Meale, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests NZ v England 1958)
  • Nov 13 Steve Bilko, American baseball player, born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania (d. 1978)
  • Nov 17 Colin McDonald, cricketer (stalwart Australian opening bat for 1950's)
  • Nov 20 John Disley, Welsh athlete (co-founded London Marathon), born in Corris, Gwynedd (d. 2016)
  • Nov 22 Juno Stover-Irwin, American diver (Olympic silver 1956)
  • Nov 22 Pat Smythe, England, equestrian jumper (Olympic bronze 1956)
  • Nov 27 Edward Greenall, businessman/sportsman
  • Nov 30 Joe B. Hall, American basketball coach

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestArnold Rothstein

Nov 6 Arnold Rothstein, American gambler and mobster (fixed 1919 World Series), dies of gunshot wounds at 46

Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster Arnold Rothstein
Businessman, Gambler, and Mobster
Arnold Rothstein