On This Day

November 1941 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 25 Lou Boudreau, 24, becomes Cleveland Indians player manager

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 26 Amateur tennis champ Bobby Riggs turns pro

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Bobby Riggs
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Bobby Riggs

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 27 Joe DiMaggio is named AL MVP

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • Nov 29 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 18-16 for their 3rd Championship

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 1 Joe Louis Caldwell, basketball player (Olympic gold 1964), born in Texas City, Texas

Person of interestDave Stockton

Nov 2 Dave Stockton, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1970, 76), born in San Bernardino, California

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton
  • Nov 13 Mel Stottlemyre, American baseball pitcher, coach (5-time MLB All Star), born in Hazleton, Missouri (d. 2019)
  • Nov 19 Ivanka Khristova, Bulgaria, shot putter (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Nov 22 Jacques LaPerriere, NHL defensive Hall of Famer
  • Nov 23 Alan Mullery, English soccer player
  • Nov 26 Jeff Torborg, baseball player
  • Nov 27 Aimé Jacquet, French football manager