November 1960 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 2 New York Yankees outfielder Roger Maris beats teammate Mickey Mantle for American League MVP Award, 225-222; second-closest vote ever

American Baseball Player Roger Maris
American Baseball Player
Roger Maris
Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • Nov 3 Pittsburgh Pirates starter Vern Law (20-9, 18 complete games) wins MLB's Cy Young Award
  • Nov 11 Largest NY Knick 49th St Madison Square Garden crowd-18,499

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 15 Elgin Baylor of NBA LA Lakers scores 71 points vs NY Knicks

NBA Forward Elgin Baylor
NBA Forward
Elgin Baylor
  • Nov 17 New MLB Washington franchise is awarded to Elwood Quesada
  • Nov 18 Charlie Finley makes a bid to purchase expansion LA Angels
  • Nov 20 Australian driver Jack Brabham finishes 4th in season-ending US Grand Prix at Riverside Raceway to retain his World Championship of Drivers title by 9 points from Bruce McLaren of New Zealand
  • Nov 23 Dodgers outfielder Frank Howard is voted NL Rookie of Year

Sports record brokenNBA Record

Nov 24 Wilt Chamberlain pulls down 55 rebounds in a game (NBA record)

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • Nov 26 48th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 16-6
  • Nov 26 Minneapolis-St Paul baseball club takes the name Twins
  • Nov 26 25th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 3-0 in Birmingham

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 27 Gordie Howe becomes 1st NHLer to score 1,000 points

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • Nov 27 Trailing 38-7 late in 3rd quarter, Buffalo Bills tie Broncos at 38-38
  • Nov 29 26th Heisman Trophy Award: Joe Bellino, Navy (HB)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 1 Fernando Valenzuela, Navajua Mexico, pitcher (LA Dodgers, San Diego Padres)
  • Nov 1 Said Aquita, runner (Olympic gold/bronze-1984)
  • Nov 2 Adam Lingner, American football NFL center (Buffalo Bills), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Nov 2 Bruce Baumgartner, American wrestler (Olympic gold 1984, 92), born in Haledon, New Jersey
  • Nov 2 Robert Harold Lohr, PGA golfer (1988 Walt Disney), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Nov 2 Rosalyn Nideffer, South African tennis star (1993 Futures-Midland MI), born in Durban, South Africa
  • Nov 2 Saïd Aquita, Moroccan 5K runner (Olympic gold 1984), born in Kenitra, Morocco
  • Nov 3 Sharon Monplaisir, American fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 3 Karch Kiraly, American indoor & beach volleyball player (3 x Olympic gold 1984, 88, 96), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • Nov 5 Mark West, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)
  • Nov 10 Lee Cross Rinker, PGA golfer (1995 Greater Milwaukee-6th), born in Stuart, Flordia
  • Nov 10 Dan Hawkins, American college football coach
  • Nov 23 Jayananda Warnaweera, cricketer (Sri Lankan fastish off-spin bowler)
  • Nov 25 Mary Ostergren, biathelete (Olympics 1994), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Nov 26 Harold Reynolds, baseball player
  • Nov 27 Martin van Yellow, soccer player (Willem II)
  • Nov 27 Ken O'Brien, American football quarterback (NY Jets), born in Rockville Centre, New York
  • Nov 28 Ken Howell, baseball player

Person of interestHoward Johnson

Nov 29 Howard Johnson, American baseball player (NY Mets), born in Clearwater, Florida

MLB Third Baseman Howard Johnson
MLB Third Baseman
Howard Johnson
  • Nov 30 Bob Tewksbury, pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Concord, New Hampshire
  • Nov 30 Dan Rashovich, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Nov 30 Gary Lineker, English soccer player (World Cup 1986)

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 12 John Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies
  • Nov 27 Frederick Fane, cricketer (682 runs in 14 Tests for Eng 1905-10), dies