November 1934 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 2 MLB All-Star team led by Connie Mack and including Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx and Lou Gehrig starts 18-game tour against Japanese Big-Six University League

Baseball Legend Connie Mack
Baseball Legend
Connie Mack
Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Nov 3 NY Yankees 1st baseman Lou Gehrig wins American League Triple Crown after hitting .363 with 49 HRs and 165 RBI; but Philadelphia A's catcher Mickey Cochrane (.320, 2 HRs, 76 RBI) is named AL MVP

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Nov 4 After posting 7 straight shutouts to start the NFL season, Detroit Lions beat Pittsburgh, 40-7 at University of Detroit Stadium; scored upon for the first time of the season; rush for NFL single game record 426 yards
  • 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 Imperials win their first Championship with a 20-12 win over Regina Roughriders
  • Nov 29 Chicago Bears beat Detroit (19-16) in 1st NFL game broadcast nationally

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestKen Rosewall

Nov 2 Ken Rosewall, Australian tennis player (8 Grand Slam singles titles), 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 interestLew Hoad

Nov 23 Lew Hoad, Australian tennis player (Wimbledon 1956-57, Australian C'ships 1956, French C'ships 1956)), born in Sydney, NSW (d. 1994)

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

Deaths in Sport

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