November 1942 in Sport

Events in Sport


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Nov 3 Boston Red Sox outfielder Ted Williams wins American League Triple Crown (.356 average, 36 HRs, 137 RBI); but NY Yankees pitcher Joe Gordon is AL MVP

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • Nov 7 Cyclist Fausto Coppi establishes world record (45,848 km)
  • Nov 20 NHL abolishes regular season OT until WW II is over
  • Nov 30 30th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Hurricanes defeats Winnipeg Bombers, 8-5
  • Nov 30 Bill Terry resigns as supervisor of NY Giants minor league system

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 8 Angel Cordero Jr, Puerto Rican Hall of Fame jockey (Kentucky Derby 1974, 76, 85), born in Santurce, Puerto Rico
  • Nov 8 Angel Cordero Jr, jockey (won over 6,000 races) [or May 8]
  • Nov 9 Tom Weiskopf, American golfer (British Open 1973), born in Massillon, Ohio
  • Nov 11 Roy Fredericks, cricketer (brilliant WI lefty opener 169 v Aust 1975)
  • Nov 14 John Du Preez, cricketer (South African leg-spin all-rounder v Aust 1966-67)
  • Nov 16 Willie Carson, Scottish jockey
  • Nov 19 Lawrence Allen Gilbert, Fort Knox KY, PGA golfer (1994 Dallas Reunion)
  • Nov 21 Afa Anoa'i, Samoan-American wrestler
  • Nov 27 Henry Carr, American athlete (200m/4x400m Olympic golds 1964), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Nov 28 Paul Warfield, NFL/WFL wide receiver (Cleveland, Miami, Memphis)

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 27 A B C Langton, cricketer (WWII 15 Tests for South Africa 1935-39), dies