November 1944 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 11 NY Rangers set NHL record of 25 games without a win (0-21-4)
  • Nov 25 32nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal HMCS defeat Hamilton Flying Wildcats, 7-6

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 2 Liesel Westermann, German discus thrower (Olympic silver 1968), born in Sulingen, Germany
  • Nov 7 Joe Niekro, baseball knuckler (NY Yankees)
  • Nov 7 Luigi Riva, Italian footballer

Person of interestAl Michaels

Nov 12 Al Michaels, American sportscaster (Miracle on Ice, American Football), born in Brooklyn, New York

American Television Sportscaster Al Michaels
American Television Sportscaster
Al Michaels
  • Nov 13 Ken Shuttleworth, English cricketpaceman (England on 1970-71 Ashes tour), born in St Helens, Lancashire
  • Nov 16 David O'Sullivan, NZ cricket left-arm spinner (in 11 Tests 1973-76)
  • Nov 17 Tom Seaver, American MLB pitcher (NY Met, 300 game winner, Cy Young '69 '73 '75), born in Fresno, California
  • Nov 19 Dennis Hull, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Nov 20 Anthea Stewart, Zimbabwe, field hockey coach/player (Olympic-1980)
  • Nov 21 Earl "the Pearl" Monroe, NBA Guard (NY Knicks, Balt Bullets), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 9 Frank Marshall, American chess player (b. 1877)
  • Nov 16 Charles Kelleway, Australian cricketer (26 Tests 1910-1928), dies at 58
  • Nov 17 A C MacLaren, cricketer (England batsman from turn of century), dies
  • Nov 25 Kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/baseball commisioner, dies at 78