On This Day

November 1932 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Nov 19 Joe Kershalla scores 71 points in a college football game

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 1 Al Arbour, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman, coach and executive (coach NY Islanders Stanley Cup 1980-83), born in Sudbury, Ontario (d. 2015)
  • Nov 2 George Sholty, American harness driver (2,934 career wins; $20 million+ purse money), born in Logansport, Indiana (d. 2000)
  • Nov 6 Ron Saunders, English soccer striker (Portsmouth) and manager (Manchester City, Aston Villa, Birmingham City), born in Birkenhead, England (d. 2019)
  • Nov 13 Olga Connolly-Fikotova, US discus thrower (Olympic gold 1956), born in Libiš, Czech Republic
  • Nov 16 Barbara Romack, American golfer (US Curtis Cup team 1954, 56, 58), born in Sacramento, CA (d. 2016)
  • Nov 21 Jim Ringo, American NFL center (Green Bay, Philadelphia), born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 2007)
  • Nov 22 Günter Sawitzki, German soccer goalkeeper (10 caps West Germany; VfB Stuttgart), born in Herne, Germany (d. 2020)
  • Nov 24 Fred Titmus, cricketer (long-running England off-spinner)
  • Nov 27 Ken Schinkel, Canadian ice hockey right wing (NY Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins 636 NHL games) and coach (Pittsburgh Penguins 1972-77), born in Jansen, Saskatchewan (d. 2020)
  • Nov 29 Stephen A. DiMauro, American thoroughbred racing jockey, trainer, breeder and owner (Eclipse Award 1975; Lady Pitt, Dearly Precious, Nassipour, Wajima), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 2020)