November 1971 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 2 Orioles Pat Dobson no-hits Yomiuri Giants, 2-0
  • Nov 5 NBA's LA Lakers starts a 33 game consecutive victory streak
  • Nov 10 US table tennis team arrived in China
  • Nov 20 21st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins
  • Nov 21 NY Rangers scores a NHL record 8 goals in 1 period
  • Nov 24 Braves catcher-infielder Earl Williams, wins NL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 25 37th Heisman Trophy Award: Pat Sullivan, Auburn (QB)
  • Nov 27 36th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 31-7 in Birmingham
  • Nov 28 59th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Toronto Argonauts, 14-11
  • Nov 29 1st pro golf championship at Walt Disney World

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 1 Keith Whitecotton, Camrose Alberta, golfer (Alberta Jr-1989, 90)
  • Nov 1 Rob Waldrop, CFL defensive tackle (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Nov 1 Terry Dean, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire)
  • Nov 2 Pete Vordenberg, US cross country skier (Olympics-1994), born in Rota, Spain
  • Nov 3 Bob Kronenberg, WLAF center (Rhein Fire)
  • Nov 3 Colbie Bell, 100kg Greco Roman wrestler (Oly-96), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Nov 3 Darrin Hancock, NBA guard/forward (Charlotte Hornets)
  • Nov 3 Matthew Lawton, Gulfport MS, outfielder (Minnesota Twins)
  • Nov 3 William Strong, NFL cornerback (New Orleans Saints)
  • Nov 3 Diego Alessi, Italian race car driver
  • Nov 4 Russell Copeland, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)
  • Nov 5 Erick Walder, Mobile Alabama, triple jumper
  • Nov 5 Sergei Berezin, Voskrensensk Russia, NHL forward (Team Russia, Oly-Si-98)
  • Nov 5 Todd Collins, NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills)
  • Nov 5 Rob Jones, English footballer
  • Nov 6 Derrick Alexander, American NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 8 Anna Katrina Simcic, backstroker (Olympics-96), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Nov 8 Twan Scheepers, soccer player (MVV)
  • Nov 9 David Robert Duval, PGA golfer (1995 Bob Hope), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Nov 9 Jimmy Hitchcock, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots)
  • Nov 9 Michael Barber, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Nov 9 Steve Rhem, NFL wide receiver (New Orleans Saints)
  • Nov 10 Butch Huskey, Anadarko OK, infielder (NY Mets)
  • Nov 10 Jennifer McFalls, US softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96)
  • Nov 10 Kate Slatter, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • Nov 11 Melvin Tuten, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • Nov 11 Ryan Hancock, pitcher (California Angels), born in Santa Clara, California
  • Nov 11 Paul Chaloner, English TV e-sports commentator
  • Nov 12 Heidi Burge, WNBA forward (LA Sparks)
  • Nov 12 Shakeel Ahmed, Pakistani cricket wicket-keeper (v West Indies 1993)
  • Nov 13 Anthony Whiteman, England, 800m/1500m runner
  • Nov 13 Craig Powell, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns)
  • Nov 13 Matthew Minagall, cricketer (S Australian lefty wrist-spinner 1991-95)
  • Nov 13 Ron Rivers, NFL running back (Detroit Lions)
  • Nov 14 Adam Gilchrist, cricket wicket-keeper (hard-hit Australian ODI 1996)
  • Nov 15 Natalia Medvedeva, tennis star (1993 Prague Essen), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Nov 15 Rohan Robinson, Australian hurdler (Olympics-96)
  • Nov 16 Waqar Younis, cricketer (brilliant Pakistani fast/swing bowler)
  • Nov 16 Mustapha Hadji, Moroccan footballer
  • Nov 16 Alexander Popov, Russian swimmer
  • Nov 17 Audra Keller, Macon Georgia, tennis star (1993 Futures-Evansville IN)
  • Nov 18 Kylie Hanigan, Australian 200m/400m runner (Olympics-96)
  • Nov 19 Adrian Griffith, cricketer (West Indian Test opening batsman 1997)
  • Nov 19 Andy Sheets, Baton Rouge LA, infielder (Seattle Mariners)
  • Nov 19 Dimitri Yushkevich, Yaroslavl Russia, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leaf)
  • Nov 19 Michelle Andrews, Newcastle NSW Aust, field hockey striker (Oly-96)
  • Nov 19 Rickey Brady, WLAF TE (Scotland Claymores)
  • Nov 19 Jeremy McGrath, American motorcycle racer
  • Nov 20 Dion Nash, cricketer (NZ right-arm medium-pacer 1992- )
  • Nov 20 Joey Galloway, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Nov 20 Robert Wijnands, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • Nov 21 Michael Strahan, NFL defensive end (NY Giants)
  • Nov 21 Ramondo Stallings, NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals)
  • Nov 21 Robert Flickinger, WLAF defensive end (Scottish Claymores)
  • Nov 22 Lloyd Kammeron, soccer player (Feyenoord, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Nov 22 Tyoka Jackson, defensive end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Nov 22 Yone Kamio, tennis star (1995 semi-finalist Hobart), born in Yokohama, Japan
  • Nov 23 Ashraf Amaya, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Nov 23 Jim Pyne, NFL guard/corner (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Nov 23 Vin Baker, NBA forward (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Nov 24 Keith Primeau, NHL forward (Carolina, Detroit), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 24 Tony Cline, NFL tight end (Buffalo Bills)
  • Nov 24 Cosmas Ndeti, three-time Boston Marathon winner
  • Nov 26 Emma Robinson, rower (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 26 Vince Danielsen, CFL slot back (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Nov 26 Ronald "Winky" Wright, American boxer
  • Nov 27 Larry Allen, NFL guard/tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Nov 27 Nick Van Exel, NBA guard (LA Lakers)
  • Nov 28 William Simas Jr, Hanford CA, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
  • Nov 29 Amy Peterson, Maplewood Minn, short track skater (Olympics-1994)
  • Nov 29 Brad May, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 30 Bryan Proby, NFL/WLAF defensive tackle (KC Chiefs, Scottish Claymores)
  • Nov 30 Heath Te-Ihi-O-Te-Rangy Davis, cricket bowler (NZ open v England 1994)
  • Nov 30 Ivan Rodriguez, Vega Baja Puerto Rico, catcher (Texas Rangers)
  • Nov 30 Ray Durham, American MLB infielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Charlotte, North Carolina

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 27 MLB center fielder Willie Mays (40) weds Mae Louise Allen in Mexico City

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 3 Etienne Gailly, Belgium marathoner (Oly-bron-48), dies in accident at 48
  • Nov 5 Sam Jones, baseball player (b. 1925)
  • Nov 14 William Bendeck, Bolivian rally driver (b. 1934)
  • Nov 19 Bill Stern, American sportscaster (Saturday Night Fights), dies at 64
  • Nov 23 Lisle Nagel, Australian cricket opening bowler (1932), dies