November 1943 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 7 Detroit Lions 0, NY Giants 0; last scoreless tie in NFL

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 11 Spud Chandler wins AL MVP; Stan Musial wins NL MVP

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • Nov 14 Chic Bear Sid Luckman passes for 7 touchdowns vs NY Giants (56-7)
  • Nov 23 Philadelphia Phillies owner William D Cox is permanently banned from baseball for having bet on his own team
  • Nov 27 31st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Flying Wildcats defeat Winn Bombers, 23-14

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 4 Clark Graebner, American tennis player
  • Nov 8 Martin Peters, British soccer player
  • Nov 9 John Shepherd, cricketer (WI all-rounder 1969-71, later in South Africa), born in Belleplaine, Barbados
  • Nov 10 George Sauer, Jr., AFL player (New York Jets), born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin (d. 2013)
  • Nov 12 Bjorn Waldegard, Swedish rally driver, born in Ro, Sweden (d. 2014)
  • Nov 13 Robert Jay Sigel, American PGA golfer (1994 GTE West Classic), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 13 Roberto Boninsegna, Italian footballer, born in Mantua, Italy
  • Nov 19 Sharon Wilder, LPGA golfer
  • Nov 21 Jacques Laffite, French former racing driver

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 22 Billie Jean King, American tennis pro (Wimbledon 1968, 72, 73, 75), born in Long Beach, California

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King
  • Nov 22 Mushtaq Mohammad, cricketer (Pakistan leg-spin all-rounder 1959-79)
  • Nov 22 Yvan Cournoyer, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Nov 24 Barry Milburn, cricketer (NZ wicket-keeper in three Tests 1969)
  • Nov 26 Jan Stenerud, Norwegian NFL place kicker (Kansas City Chiefs)

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 23 Ernest Jones, cricketer ("Jonah" Gave WG's beard a close shave), dies