November 1929 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 28 Chicago fullback Ernie Nevers sets NFL record for most points scored in a single game with all 40 in the Cardinals' 40–6 rout of Chicago Bears; Nevers has NFL record 6 touchdowns and 4 extra points
  • Nov 30 CFL Grey Cup, AAA Grounds, Hamilton: Hamilton Tigers take their 4th title; beat Regina Roughriders, 14-3

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 4 Jimmy Piersall, baseball player (Red Sox, Senators, Indians)
  • Nov 8 Trevor McMahon, NZ cricket wicketkeeper (v India & Pak 1955-56)
  • Nov 8 Bobby Bowden, American football coach
  • Nov 14 Gilbert Rogin, American journalist and author (The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • Nov 17 Edgar White, American yachtsman (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Nov 17 Sumner White, US yachtsman (Olympic gold 1952), born in NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • Nov 17 Norm Zauchin, baseball player (d. 1999)
  • Nov 20 Donald Ray January, Plainview TX, PGA golfer (1960 Tucson Open)
  • Nov 23 Maurice Flitcroft, British golfer and audacious hoaxer, born in Manchester, England (d. 2007)
  • Nov 29 Don January, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1967), born in Plainview, Texas

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 9 Nicolaas Theunissen, South African cricket break bowler (2nd Test 1889), dies
  • Nov 14 Joseph McGinnity, baseball pitcher (NY Giants), dies at 58
  • Nov 17 A F A Lilley, cricketer (92 dismissals in 35 Tests 1896-1909), dies