November 1930 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 25 Sporting News picks Bill Terry as NL MVP & Joe Cronin as AL MVP

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 3 Brian Robinson, British cyclist
  • Nov 4 Dick Groat, shortstop (NL MVP 1960)
  • Nov 9 Charlie Jones, American sportscaster (Almost Anything Goes), born in Fort Smith, Arkansas (d. 2008)
  • Nov 10 Gene Conley, MLB player/NBA player
  • Nov 14 Alan Moss, cricket pace bowler (England during 50's)
  • Nov 14 Charles De Sorgher, Belgian bobsledder
  • Nov 17 Bob Mathias, American decathlete (Olympic gold 1948, 52) and congressman, born in Tulare, California (d. 2006)

Person of interestKurt Nielsen

Nov 19 Kurt Nielsen, Danish tennis player, (2-time Wimbledon runner-up), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2011)

Tennis Player Kurt Nielsen
Tennis Player
Kurt Nielsen
  • Nov 23 Jack McKeon, baseball player
  • Nov 24 C T Patankar, cricketer (kept wicket in one Test India v NZ 1955-56)
  • Nov 24 Ken Barrington, cricketer (tough England batsman)
  • Nov 24 Bob Friend, baseball player
  • Nov 24 Yale Lary, American NFL safety Hall of Famer (Detroit Lions), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2017)
  • Nov 30 James Felton Boyd, Rocky Mount NC, light HW boxer (Olympic gold 1956)

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 11 William Whysall, British cricketer (4 Tests for England 1924-30), dies at 43
  • Nov 27 J T Tyldesley, cricket (1661 runs in 31 Tests for Eng 1898-1909), dies