November 1957 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 5 Mrs Nellie McGrail wins $574,658 on a 2½ cent soccer pool ticket
  • Nov 7 Phillies pitcher Jack Sanford wins NL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 10 NFL record crowd (102,368), '49ers vs Rams in LA
  • Nov 10 Cleveland Browns' Don Paul sets club record for longest fumble return with a 89-yard run (and TD), beating Pittsburgh 24-0

Sports record brokenNBA Record

Nov 16 Celtic Bill Russell sets NBA record of 49 rebounds beat Philadelphia 111-89

Basketball Player Bill Russell
Basketball Player
Bill Russell
  • Nov 16 Okla's NCAA win streak ends at 47 after losing to Notre Dame 7-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 22 Mickey Mantle wins AL MVP for the 2nd time

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

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Nov 24 Cleveland Browns' fullback Jim Brown sets club record of 237 yds rushing

NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown
  • Nov 28 Warren Spahn of the Braves wins Cy Young Award
  • Nov 29 NY Mayor Robert Wagner forms a committee to replace Dodgers & Giants
  • Nov 30 45th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 32-7
  • Nov 30 22nd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 40-0 in Birmingham

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 2 Rita Crockett, American volleyball player (Olympic silver 1984), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Nov 7 Jonathan Palmer, formula-1 racer
  • Nov 7 Kathy McMillan, long jumper (Olympic silver 1976)
  • Nov 8 Yohan Gunasekera, cricketer (2 Tests for Sri Lanka 1983)
  • Nov 8 Alan Curbishley, English football manager
  • Nov 10 Jodi Anderson, US long jump champ (1978-81), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 12 Gail Castro, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1991, Oly-96), born in Glendale, California
  • Nov 12 Marta Figueras-Dotti, LPGA golfer (1994 Hawaiian Open), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Nov 19 George Leary, Newmarket Ontario, trap shooter (Olympics-16-92, 96)
  • Nov 19 Otis J Anderson, NFL running back (NY Giants, 1990 Super Bowl MVP)
  • Nov 20 Mike Craven, former English professional footballer
  • Nov 25 Chico Walker, baseball player
  • Nov 27 Kenny Acheson, Northern Irish racecar driver

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 11 Country singer June Carter Cash (28) weds former football player Edwin Nix

Country Singer June Carter Cash
Country Singer
June Carter Cash

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 9 Peter O'Connor, Irish athlete (b. 1872)