November 1964 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 1 George Blanda of Houston throws NFL record 37 passes in 68 attempts
  • Nov 1 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Las Cruces Ladies' Golf Open
  • Nov 3 Philadelphia voters approve $25 million to build a new sports stadium
  • Nov 7 NL keeps Braves in Milwaukee in 1965, may move to Atlanta in 1966
  • Nov 7 18th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Maryland beats Navy 27-22 in College Park

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Nov 8 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Nov 10 Braves sign a 25-year lease to play in the new Atlanta stadium
  • Nov 13 Bob Petit (St Louis Hawks) becomes 1st NBAer to score 20,000 points

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Nov 14 Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe sets NHL record 627th career goal

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • Nov 15 Ajax soccer star Johan Cruijff debuts against GVAV

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Nov 15 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA San Antonio Civitan Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Nov 15 Mickey Wright shoots a 62, lowest golf score for a woman pro
  • Nov 22 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mary Mills Miss Gulf Coast Golf Invitational
  • Nov 24 30th Heisman Trophy Award: John Huarte, Notre Dame (QB)
  • Nov 24 Cards' 3rd baseman Ken Boyer is voted NL MVP
  • Nov 26 29th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 21-14 in Birmingham
  • Nov 28 52nd CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 34-24
  • Nov 28 1965 NFL Draft: Tucker Frederickson from Auburn University first pick by New York Giants

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 1 Eddie Williams, MLB infielder (Detroit Tigers), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Nov 1 Kosala Kuruppuarachchi, cricketer (bowls 2 Tests for Sri Lanka 86-87)
  • Nov 1 Richard Cooper, NFL tackle (New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Nov 2 Kevin Gogan, American NFL guard (Oakland Raiders, SF 49ers), born in Pacifica, California
  • Nov 3 Brian Young, cricketer (NZ Test opening batsman)
  • Nov 4 Fiona Pike, Adelaide Australia, golfer (S Aust State champ 1993/94)
  • Nov 6 Erik Kramer [William Erik Kramer] American former NFL quarterback (Chicago Bears), born in Encino, California
  • Nov 8 Chuck Cecil, NFL safety (Houston Oilers)
  • Nov 9 Leah Pells, 1.5k runner (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Nov 10 Jushin Liger, [Keiichi Yamada], wrestler (WCW/NJPW)
  • Nov 10 Keith Lockhart, infielder (KC Royals), born in Whittier, California
  • Nov 10 Kenny Rogers, pitcher (Texas Rangers, NY Yankees), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Nov 10 Tish Certo, LPGA golfer (1981 Erie County (NY Champ), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • Nov 10 Magnús Scheving, Icelandic athlete
  • Nov 11 Robert Haynes, cricketer (Jamaica & WI leggie, one-dayer but no Tests)
  • Nov 11 Roberto Hernandez, Santurce Puerto Rico, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
  • Nov 12 Erik Howard, NFL defensive tackle/end (NY Jets)
  • Nov 12 Gerald Perry, NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • Nov 12 Jakob Hlasek, Czech, tennis star
  • Nov 13 Ronald Agenor, Rabat Morocco, tennis player (1989 French quarters)
  • Nov 16 Dwight Gooden, pitcher (NY Yankees, NY Mets), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Nov 17 Marina Tcherkasova, American pairs figure skater (Olympic silver 1980)
  • Nov 17 Michelle Knox-Zaloom, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • Nov 18 Mike Withycombe, CFL corner (BC Lions)
  • Nov 18 Seth Joyner, NFL linebacker (Ariz, Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Nov 19 Jeni Lidgett, Australian 470 class sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 20 John Maclean, Oshawa, NHL right wing (NJ Devils)
  • Nov 21 Olden Polynice, NBA forward/center (Sacramento Kings)
  • Nov 21 Thomas Everett, NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Nov 22 Akram Raza, cricketer (Pakistani off-spin all-rounder)
  • Nov 22 Benoit Benjamin, NBA center (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Nov 22 David Tate, NFL defensive back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Nov 22 Gene Atkins, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)
  • Nov 22 Maggie Will, Whiteville NC, LPGA golfer (1992 Sara Lee Classic)
  • Nov 22 Pierre Vercheval, CFL guard (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Nov 22 Robbie Slater, Australian former footballer
  • Nov 23 John Williams, NFL linebacker/FB (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Nov 23 Jose Gonzales, baseball player
  • Nov 23 Kapila Wijegunewardene, cricketer (Sri Lankan fast-medium bowler)
  • Nov 23 Frank Rutherford, Bahamian athlete
  • Nov 25 Dan Saleaumua, NFL defensive tackle (KC Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Nov 25 Nolan Jay Henke, Battle Creek MI, PGA golfer (1990 BC Open)
  • Nov 25 Wendy Wyland, American platform diver (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • Nov 26 Al Smith, NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers)
  • Nov 26 Jeff Jaeger, NFL kicker (Oakland Raiders, Chicago Bears)
  • Nov 26 Vreni Schneider, Swiss alpine skier (Olympic gold 1988)
  • Nov 27 David Giles, Australian star sailor (Olympics-84, 88, 92, 96)
  • Nov 28 John Burkett, New Brighton PA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • Nov 29 Perry Parker, South Laguna Beach California, golfer (1992 Xerox BC Open)
  • Nov 30 David Wood, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 14 MLB right fielder Roberto Clemente (30) weds Vera Zabala at San Fernando Church in Carolina

Baseball Player Roberto Clemente
Baseball Player
Roberto Clemente

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 6 Hugo Koblet, Swiss cyclist (b. 1925)
  • Nov 16 Piet Moeskops, Dutch world champion cyclist (1921-24, 26), dies at 71