November 1945 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 3 Australian Test cricket batsman Lindsay Hassett is 124 not out as Australian Services draws with Prince's XI at Delhi; follows his 187 in 1st innings
  • Nov 10 College football's #1 Army beats #2 Notre Dame 48-0
  • Nov 22 Jim Benton, Cleveland end, gains 303 yards (NFL record)
  • Nov 28 Australian Services draw second Victory Test Cricket v India at Calcutta

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 3 Ken Holtzman, American baseball pitcher and manager
  • Nov 3 Gerd Müller, German retired footballer nicknamed "Bomber der Nation" (the nation's Bomber), born in Nördlingen, Germany
  • Nov 8 Tony Mann, Aust cricket leggie (1977 century as nightwatchman v India)
  • Nov 11 Niaz Ahmed, cricketer (1st & last East Pakistani to play Test cricket)
  • Nov 13 Masahiro Hasemi, Japanese racing driver, born in Ome, Tokyo

Person of interestElvin Hayes

Nov 17 Elvin Hayes, American NBA star (San Diego, Houston, Baltimore), born in Rayville, Louisiana

NBA Forward Elvin Hayes
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Elvin Hayes
  • Nov 25 George Webster, American football player (d. 2007)
  • Nov 29 Roger Bambuck, Guadeloupe, French 4X100 runner (Olympic bronze 1968)

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 7 Alfred Dipper, cricketer (England batsman scored in only Test), dies