November 1931 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 12 Maple Leaf Gardens opens in Toronto - Chic Blackhawks beat Leafs, 2-1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 17 Bradman scores 135 NSW v South Africa, 128 mins, 15 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Nov 28 Bradman scores 226, the 1st Test Cricket century at Gabba, v South Africa

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 6 Peter Collins, English race car driver, born in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England (d. 1958)
  • Nov 9 Tommy Greenhough, English cricketer (English leg-spinner in 4 Tests 1959-60), born in Rochdale, Lancashire (d. 2009)
  • Nov 9 Whitey Herzog, American baseball manager (St Louis Cardinals), born in New Athens, Illinois
  • Nov 23 Yevgeni Grischin, USSR, 500m/1500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1956, 60)
  • Nov 25 Dickie Jeeps, English rugby international/chairman Sports Council
  • Nov 26 Giuliana Chenal-Minuzzo, Italian downhill skier (Olympic bronze 1952)
  • Nov 29 AndrĂ© Noyelle, Belgian cyclist (d. 2003)

Person of interestBill Walsh

Nov 30 Bill Walsh, NFL coach (San Francisco 49ers), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2007)

American Football Coach Bill Walsh
American Football Coach
Bill Walsh

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 2 Harry Musgrove, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies