November 1934 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 2 Babe Ruth tours Tokyo, Japan

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 3 Although Lou Gehrig wins Triple Crown, Mickey Cochrane wins AL MVP

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Nov 4 Pitts ends Detroit Lions' shutout streak at 7 games but loses 40-7
  • Nov 6 NFL Philadelphia Eagles beat Cincinnati Reds 64-0
  • Nov 11 1st penalty shot vs Toronto Maple Leafs, Mondou (Mont) unsuccessful
  • Nov 20 Eiji Sawamura, 17, gives up 1 hit, Lou Gehrig's HR, US beats Japan 1-0
  • Nov 20 Toronto Maple Leaf Harvey Jackson is 1st to score 4 goals in a period

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 21 NY Yankees buy Joe DiMaggio from SF Seals (Pacific Coast League)

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • Nov 24 CFL Grey Cup: Sarnia beats Regina, 20-12 at Toronto
  • Nov 29 Chicago Bears beat Detroit (19-16) in 1st NFL game broadcast nationally

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 2 Ken Rosewall, Australian tennis star (US Open 1956), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ken Rosewall
  • Nov 3 Derek Richardson, cricketer (played one innings for England 1957)
  • Nov 10 Lucien Bianchi, Belgian auto racer
  • Nov 10 Norm Cash, 1st baseman (Detroit Tigers), born in Eldorado, Texas
  • Nov 11 Elzbieta Krzesinska, Polish long jumper (Olympic gold 1956)
  • Nov 11 Paula Myers-Pope, American platform diver, 2 silver, 1 bronze (Oly 1952-60)
  • Nov 14 Kurt Hamrin, Swedish soccer player
  • Nov 21 Peter Philpott, cricketer (NSW & Australian leg spinner 1965-66)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 23 Lewis Alan "Lew" Hoad, Australian tennis star (Wimbledon 1953, 56), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Lew Hoad
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Lew Hoad
  • Nov 26 Ludmila Shevtsova, USSR, 800m runner (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Nov 27 Ammo Baba, Iraqi-Assyrian footballer
  • Nov 28 Dick Rhyan, PGA golfer (1994 GTE-5th), born in Columbus, Ohio

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 23 Giovanni Brunero, Italian cyclist (b. 1895)