November 1966 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 1 NFL awards New Orleans its 16th franchise (All Saints Day)
  • Nov 5 Brigham Young QB Virgil Carter sets NCAA record of 599 yards gained

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Nov 6 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Amarillo Ladies' Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

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Nov 8 President Lyndon B. Johnson signs anti-trust immunity to AFL-NFL merger

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Nov 12 Dodgers complete an 18-game tour of Japan with a 9-8-1 record
  • Nov 13 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Alamo Ladies' Golf Open

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Nov 14 Muhammad Ali TKOs Cleveland Williams in 3 for heavyweight title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali

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Nov 16 Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente is named NL MVP

Baseball Player Roberto Clemente
Baseball Player
Roberto Clemente
  • Nov 20 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Success Golf Open
  • Nov 20 Dallas sacks Pittsburgh QBs an NFL record 12 times
  • Nov 22 32nd Heisman Trophy Award: Steve Spurrier, Florida (QB)
  • Nov 23 Chicago outfielder Tommie Agee is voted AL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 26 54th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan Roughriders defeats Ottawa, 29-14
  • Nov 27 In highest-scoring NFL game, Wash Redskins defeat NY Giants 72-41
  • Nov 29 1st NBA game at Oakland Coliseum Arena - Warriors beat Bulls 108-101

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 1 Bob Wells, pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Yakima, Washington
  • Nov 1 Danny Everett, 4x400m runner (Olympic gold 1988)
  • Nov 1 Paul Lewis, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-silver-92, 96)
  • Nov 1 Ruud Cabbage, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Nov 2 Orlando Merced, MLB outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico
  • Nov 2 Rosalyn Fairbank, tennis player, born in Durban, South Africa
  • Nov 3 Todd Reynolds, pairs skaters (Olympics-1994), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Nov 3 Tracey Fuchs, Centereach NY, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-88, 96)
  • Nov 4 Bubba McDowell, NFL safety (Carolina Panthers)
  • Nov 5 Nayim, Spanish footballer
  • Nov 7 Andy Tomberlin, Monroe NC, outfielder (NY Mets)
  • Nov 7 Murphy Logo Su'a, cricket pace bowler (NZ left-arm of Samoan parents)
  • Nov 8 Michael Soles, CFL fullback (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Nov 8 Ulrich Cruden, soccer player (NEC)
  • Nov 9 Virgil Robertson, CFL defensive end (BC Lions)
  • Nov 10 Kyle Kopp, water polo 2m offense (Olympics-96), born in San Bernardino, California
  • Nov 11 Gina Pillitiere, WPVA volleyballer (National-25th-1994), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Nov 13 Rumeal Robinson, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Detroit Pistons)
  • Nov 14 Carl Coulter, CFL corner (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Nov 14 Curt Schilling, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Nov 14 Eric Hill, NFL middle linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Nov 14 Rod Harris, CFL slot back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Nov 14 Petra Ro├čner, German cyclist
  • Nov 16 Dan Nowosielski, fencing epee (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 16 Lisa Brown Miller, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-98)
  • Nov 16 Tim Scott, Hanford California, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
  • Nov 17 Jeff Nelson, pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Nov 18 Darren Flutie, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Nov 18 Ron Coomer, Crest Hill IL, infielder (Minnesota Twins)
  • Nov 18 Tommie Stowers, WLAF tight end (Rhein Fire)
  • Nov 19 Brian Wilsterman, soccer player (Dordreecht '90)
  • Nov 19 Gail Devers, 60m/100m hurdler (Olympics-2 gold-92, 96), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 21 Jerry Fontenot, NFL center/guard (Chicago Bears, New Orleans Saints)
  • Nov 21 Troy Aikman, NFL quarterback (Dallas Cowboys - Super Bowl 1992)
  • Nov 23 Jerry Kelly, PGA golfer (1993 Nike Cleveland Open-2nd), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Nov 24 Ledell Eackles, NBA guard (Wash Wizards/Bullets)
  • Nov 25 Mark Whiten, outfielder (Atlanta Braves, NY Yankees), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Nov 26 Jay Berger, Fort Dix NJ, tennis star
  • Nov 26 Sue Wicks, WNBA forward (NY Liberty)
  • Nov 27 Carwell Gardner, NFL fullback (Buffalo Bills, San Diego Chargers)
  • Nov 27 Chryssandra Hines, Bristol Conn, team handball wing (Olympics-1996)
  • Nov 27 Dean Garrett, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)
  • Nov 30 Phillipe Bozon, hockey forward (Team France 1998)

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 18 MLB baseball player Hank Greenberg (55) weds actress Mary Jo Tarola

Baseball Player Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player
Hank Greenberg

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 7 Rube Bressler, Baseball player (b. 1894)
  • Nov 15 Dimitrios Tofalos, Greek weightlifter (b. 1877)