November 1938 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 2 Babe Ruth applies for job of St Louis Browns' manager

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Nov 24 National Semi-Pro Basketball Congress authorizes yellow basketball
  • Nov 28 4th Heisman Trophy Award: Davey O'Brien, Texas Christian (QB)
  • Nov 29 Mayor Oud of Rotterdam forbids soccer match between Neth-Germany

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 4 Alan Jones, cricketer (England v ROW 1970 his only intl honour)
  • Nov 5 C├ęsar Luis Menotti, Argentine footballer
  • Nov 6 Mack Jones, American baseball player, born in Atlanta (d. 2004)
  • Nov 7 James Katt, pitcher/sportscaster (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins)
  • Nov 11 Josef Odozil, Czech, 1500m (Olympic silver 1964)
  • Nov 11 Haruhiro Yamashita, Japanese gymnast
  • Nov 17 Peter Snell, New Zealand 800m/1500m runner (Olympic gold 1960, 64)
  • Nov 18 Karl Schranz, Austrian slalom (Olympic-1968)
  • Nov 19 Frank Misson, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1960-61)
  • Nov 19 Richard Dumbrill, cricketer (South African all-rounder in 5 Tests 1965-67)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 19 Ted Turner, American founder of CNN, owner of the Atlanta Braves and winner of the America's Cup in 1977, born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner
  • Nov 20 Tony White, cricketer (2 Tests WI v Australia 1965)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 24 Oscar Robertson [The Big O], NBA guard (Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Olympic gold 1960), born in Charlotte, Tennessee

NBA Player Oscar Robertson
NBA Player
Oscar Robertson
  • Nov 24 Wynne Bradburn, cricketer (father of Grant NZ batsman v South Africa 1964)
  • Nov 27 Jose Tartabull, baseball player

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 15 George Glover, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies