On This Day

November 21, 1958 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Evert van Benthem, Dutch skater (11 Cities Skating Race, 1985, 86)
  • Tim Robinson, cricketer (solid England opener in 29 Tests 1984-89)

Deaths in Sport

  • Mel Ott, American Baseball Hall of Fame right fielder and manager (12 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1933; 6 × NL home run leader ; NY Giants), dies of injuries sustained in an auto accident at 49