November 1951 in Sport

Events in Sport


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Nov 1 Brooklyn Dodger catcher Roy Campanella wins the 1st of his 3 NL MVPs

MLB Catcher Roy Campanella
MLB Catcher
Roy Campanella
  • Nov 4 9th Ryder Cup: US wins 9½-2½ at Pinehurst Resort (Pinehurst, North Carolina, US)
  • Nov 4 NY Giants & NY Yanks score back-to-back TDs on kickoff returns
  • Nov 4 Vijay Merchant scores 154 v England in his last Test Cricket innings

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Nov 8 NY Yankee Catcher Yogi Berra wins 1st of his 3 MVP awards

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra
  • Nov 10 13th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Maryland beats Navy 40-21 in Baltimore
  • Nov 15 Cricket 1st-class debut of Hanif Mohammad, Pak XI v MCC, Lahore
  • Nov 15 NY Yankee Gil McDougald wins AL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 18 Former Cubs 1st baseman & future TV star of Rifleman Chuck Connors is 1st player to oppose the major league draft
  • Nov 19 Roy Campanella named NL MVP on his 30th birthday
  • Nov 24 39th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 21-14
  • Nov 25 Cleveland Browns penalized a record 209 yards against Chicago Bears
  • Nov 25 3rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Herb Thomas wins

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 1 Craig Serjeant, cricketer (Australian batsman late seventies)
  • Nov 2 Kathy Hammond, American 400m runner (Olympic bronze 1972), born in Sacramento, California
  • Nov 3 Azmat Rana, cricketer (one Test for Pakistan against Australia 1980)
  • Nov 7 Dan Duva, boxing promoter/producer (Howard Stern New Years Party)
  • Nov 10 Morris Hatalsky, American professional golfer, born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 11 Fuzzy [Frank] Zoeller, New Albany IN, PGA golfer (Masters 1981)
  • Nov 13 Beth Anders, American field hockey sweeper (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 17 Butch Davis, American football coach
  • Nov 18 Marga Stubblefield, LPGA golfer
  • Nov 23 Bernd Landvoigt, German DR, coxless pairs (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Nov 23 Jorg Landvoigt, German DR, coxless pairs (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Nov 24 Graham Price, British rugby player
  • Nov 25 Bucky Dent, all star shortstop (Chicago White Sox, NY Yankees)
  • Nov 25 Johnny Rep, Dutch soccer player
  • Nov 27 Jayne Kennedy, sportscaster (CBS)/actress (Body & Soul), born in Washington, D.C.