November 1964 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 1 Houston Oilers quarterback George Blanda attempts an AFL record 68 passes (37 completions) in 24-10 loss v Buffalo Bills at War Memorial Stadium
  • Nov 1 Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Len Dawson passes for 435 yards and 6 TDs in 49-39 win over Denver Broncos at Municipal Stadium

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 1 Cleveland running back Jim Brown runs for 149 yards in Browns' 30-17 win at Pittsburgh to become the first NFL player to exceed 10,000 yards career rushing

NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown
  • Nov 2 Columbia Broadcasting System buys 80% share in the New York Yankees Baseball Club for $11.2 million; later purchases club outright
  • Nov 3 Philadelphia voters narrowly approve $25 million to build a new multi-purpose stadium that would become Veterans Stadium
  • Nov 7 NL keeps Braves in Milwaukee in 1965, may move to Atlanta in 1966
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 15 Mickey Wright shoots a 62, lowest golf score for a woman pro at the Tall City Open, Midland, Texas

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • 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 CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto: BC Lions defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 34-24; BC's Bill Munsey scores 2 touchdowns in the 3rd quarter, one on offence and another on defence
  • Nov 28 1965 NFL Draft: Tucker Frederickson from Auburn University first pick by New York Giants

Birthdays in Sport

  • 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), born in Red Bluff, California
  • Nov 9 Leah Pells, Canadian 1.5k runner (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Nov 10 Keith Lockhart, infielder (KC Royals), born in Whittier, California
  • Nov 10 Kenny Rogers, American MLB pitcher (perfect game 1994), 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, Swiss tennis player (French Open doubles 1992, Hopman Cup 1992), born in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Nov 13 Ronald Agenor, Rabat Morocco, tennis player (1989 French quarters)
  • Nov 14 Silken Laumann, Canadian rower (Olympic bronze, silver-92, 96), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nov 16 Dwight Gooden, American baseball 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, American former NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 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 track cyclist (world sprint champion 1921-24, 26), dies at 71