November 1955 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 5 Mont Canadien Jean Beliveau scores 2nd fastest hat trick (44 seconds)

NHL Legend Jean Beliveau
NHL Legend
Jean Beliveau
  • Nov 6 11th Ryder Cup: US, 8-4 at Thunderbird Ranch & CC Calif
  • Nov 12 E Arcaro, E Sande & G Woolf inaugural inductees in Racing Hall of Fame
  • Nov 20 Kripal Singh scores 100 on Test Cricket debut, India v NZ
  • Nov 20 Polly Umrigar scores India's 1st Test Cricket double century, 223 v NZ
  • Nov 26 43rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 34-19
  • Nov 26 20th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 26-0 in Birmingham
  • Nov 28 1956 NFL Draft: Gary Glick from University of Colorado A&M first pick by Pittsburgh Steelers

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 2 Mark Reynolds, star sailor (Olymp-8th-1988, 92, 96), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 3 Phil Simms, NFL quarterback (NY Giants, Super Bowl 1986)
  • Nov 10 Jack Clark, Penns, all star outfielder (Giants, Cards, Yanks, Padres)
  • Nov 14 Jack Sikma, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Kankalee, Illinois
  • Nov 14 Willie Hernandez, pitcher (Cy Young Award)
  • Nov 17 Bill McCreary, Ontario, NHL referee
  • Nov 17 Dennis Maruk, Canadian hockey player
  • Nov 21 Cedric Maxwell, American basketball player
  • Nov 22 James Edwards, NBA center (Chicago Bulls)
  • Nov 22 Sue Novara-Reber, cyclist (1975 World sprint champ), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Nov 22 Wayne Tolleson, baseball player

Person of interestIan Botham

Nov 24 Ian Botham, English cricketer (all time great all-rounder), born in Heswall, Cheshire, England

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • Nov 24 Scott Mabon Hoch, PGA golfer (1982 USF&G Classic), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Nov 26 Bob Walk, baseball player
  • Nov 26 Jay Howell, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, Oakland A's)
  • Nov 27 Pierre Mondou, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Nov 28 Alessandro Altobelli, Italian footballer
  • Nov 30 Andy Gray, English soccer player

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestCy Young

Nov 4 Cy Young, American baseball pitcher and MLB all-time wins leader, dies at 88

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young
  • Nov 12 Alfréd Hajós, Hungarian swimmer (b. 1878)