November 1958 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 8 15th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Navy beats Maryland 40-14 in Baltimore
  • Nov 13 NYC Mayor Robert Wagner announces plans to begin a new baseball called the Continental League
  • Nov 28 George "Punch" Imlach becomes coach of NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs
  • Nov 28 Test Cricket debut for Wes Hall, v India at Bombay
  • Nov 29 46th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 35-28
  • Nov 29 23rd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 14-8 in Birmingham

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 2 Willie McGee, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals, NL MVP-1985), born in San Francisco, California
  • Nov 3 Andrew Mapple, US water skier
  • Nov 3 Sue Daniels, Adelaide Australia, golfer (1983 Victorian Amateur Champ)
  • Nov 13 Linda Jackson, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 14 Lynda Lehmann, Karoonda Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
  • Nov 15 Marty Davis, American tennis star, born in San Jose, California
  • Nov 17 Allison Finney, Winnetka IL, LPGA golfer (1989 Standard Register)
  • Nov 19 Michael Wilbon, sports analyst
  • Nov 21 Evert van Benthem, Dutch skater (11 Cities Skating Race, 1985, 86)
  • Nov 21 Frank Edmonds, Thunder Bay Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Alberta)
  • Nov 21 Tim Robinson, cricketer (solid England opener in 29 Tests 1984-89)
  • Nov 22 Lee Guetterman, pitcher (NY Yankees, Seattle Mariners), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Nov 23 Martin Snedden, cricketer (NZ medium-pacer of 80's)
  • Nov 24 Roy Aitken, Scottish former footballer
  • Nov 27 Julia Celotto, WPVA volleyballer (Santa Cruz/Pismo-9th-1994), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 27 Mike Scioscia, baseball player (LA Dodgers)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 28 Dave Righetti, baseball pitcher (Yankees, Giants), born in San Jose, California

MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti
MLB Pitcher and Coach
Dave Righetti
  • Nov 28 Kriss Akabusi, Great Britain, 4X400 runner (Olympic silver 1984)

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 17 Mort Cooper, baseball player (b. 1913)
  • Nov 18 Sivert Samuelson, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1910), dies
  • Nov 21 Mel Ott, NY Giant baseball star (1926-1947), dies at 49