November 1947 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 2 7th Ryder Cup: US wins 11-1 at Portland Golf Club (Portland, Oregon, US)

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Nov 8 Bradman scores his 99th 1st-class cricket century, 100 SA v Victoria

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Nov 15 Bradman scores his 100th 100, 172 v Indians at the SCG
  • Nov 15 Soccer team GVVV forms in Veenendaal
  • Nov 21 Bill Longson beats Lou Thesz in St Louis, to win National Wrestlingg Association world heavyweight title

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Nov 23 Washington Redskin Sammy Baugh passes for 6 touchdowns vs Chi Cards (45-21)

American Football Player and Coach Sammy Baugh
American Football Player and Coach
Sammy Baugh

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Nov 27 Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Ted Williams by 1 vote

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • Nov 29 35th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 10-9

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 1 Rolando Garbey, Cuban light middleweight boxer (Olympic silver 1968), born in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
  • Nov 4 Aleksandr Tkachev, USSR, parallel bars gymnist (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Nov 4 Alexei Ulanov, USSR, pairs figure skater (Olympic gold 1972, 76)
  • Nov 4 Edward Matt Dougherty, Chester PA, PGA golfer (1995 Deposit Guaranty)
  • Nov 4 Rodney Marsh, cricketer (AKA "Iron Gloves" AKA "Bacchus" Kept wickets)
  • Nov 5 Oleg Antropov, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Nov 6 Larry James, American track athlete, 4X400m relayer (Olympic gold 1968), born in Mount Pleasant, New York (d. 2008)
  • Nov 6 Jim Rosenthal, English sports presenter, born in Oxford, England
  • Nov 7 Yutaka Fukumoto, Japanese professional baseball player
  • Nov 12 Ron Bryant, American baseball player
  • Nov 13 Gene Garber, American baseball player, born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 16 Ebby Thust, German boxing promoter and writer
  • Nov 19 Bob Boone, baseball player and manager (Phillies, Angels), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 20 Mardell Wilkins, LPGA golfer
  • Nov 26 Larry Gura, baseball player
  • Nov 26 Richie Hebner, American baseball player, born in Norwood, Massachusetts

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 1 Man o' War, American thoroughbred racehorse (b. 1917)