November 1930 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 22 8th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Navy beats Maryland 6-0 in Annapolis
  • 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, 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