November 1972 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 2 Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Steve Carlton is unanimously selected National League Cy Young Award winner; wins 27 games for Phillies, who as a team win only 57 games
  • Nov 4 Kings score 3 goals within 45 seconds against Islanders
  • Nov 11 6th Rugby League World Cup: Australia and Great Britain tie 10-10; Great Britain awarded the cup
  • Nov 12 22nd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins
  • Nov 15 White Sox Dick Allen wins AL MVP
  • Nov 21 Red Sox Carlton Fisk wins AL Rookie of Year, Mets Jon Matlack wins NL
  • Nov 22 Flyers beat New York Islanders and start them on 15 game winless streak
  • Nov 22 Pitts Penguins set NHL record for scoring fastest 5 goals (2:07)
  • Nov 28 LA Dodgers trade Frank Robinson to California Angels

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 1 Glen Murray, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Nov 1 Paul Dickov, Scottish footballer
  • Nov 2 Alfred Schreuders, Dutch soccer player (RKC), born in Barneveld, Netherlands
  • Nov 2 Marie Josee Gibeau, kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Lachine, Québec
  • Nov 2 Darío Silva, Uruguayan footballer, born in Treinta y Tres, Uruguay
  • Nov 3 Chris Shelling, NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)
  • Nov 3 Verl Mitchell, NFL guard (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Nov 4 Luís Figo, Portuguese footballer
  • Nov 5 Tracy Greene, NFL tight end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Nov 6 Anthony Brown, American NFL tackle (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Okinawa, Japan
  • Nov 6 Vicki Movessian, American ice hockey defenseman (USA, Olympic-98), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • Nov 6 Garry Flitcroft, English footballer and football manager, born in Bolton, Lancashire
  • Nov 6 Deivi Cruz, American baseball player, born in Nizao, Dominican Republic
  • Nov 7 Emily Porter Lesueur, synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Glendale, California
  • Nov 7 Jane Taylor, Maitland NSW Aust, tennis star (1995 Futures-Wagga Waga)
  • Nov 7 Jimmy Gary, NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Nov 7 Marcus Stewart, English football player
  • Nov 8 Chris Fydler, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Nov 8 Ken Blackman, NFL guard (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Brunswick, Georgia
  • Nov 9 Laxmi Poruri, American tennis star (1994 Futures-College Park), born in Guntur, India
  • Nov 9 Mark Fields, NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 9 Ron Rice, NFL cornerback and safety (Detroit Lions), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 10 Dick Kooijman, Dutch soccer player (Heracles, FC Groningen, Az)
  • Nov 10 Isaac Bruce, NFL wide receiver (St Louis Rams)
  • Nov 10 Shawn Green, Des Plaines IL, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • Nov 10 Virag Csurgo, Siofok Hungary, tennis star (1993 Futures-Freeport)
  • Nov 11 Cornell Thomas, WLAF DE (Scotland Claymores)
  • Nov 11 Jack Jackson, NFL/CFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears, Toronto Argonauts)
  • Nov 11 Steve Konowalchuk, Salt Lake City, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
  • Nov 12 Vassilis Tsiartas, Greek footballer, born in Alexandria, Greece
  • Nov 14 Aaron Taylor, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Nov 14 Ed Patterson, Delta, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins)
  • Nov 14 Lori Dupuis, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • Nov 15 Christian van der Weerden, Dutch soccer player (NEC, Vitesse)
  • Nov 15 Greg Bloedorn, NFL center (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Nov 17 Ron Lewis, WLAF OL (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Nov 18 Jason Arnberger, cricketer (NSW opening batsman 1994-95 -)
  • Nov 19 David Palmer, American NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings 1994-2002), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Nov 20 Riddick Parker, WLAF defensive tackle (Rhein Fire, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Nov 20 Trent Pollard, NFL guard (Cin Bengals)
  • Nov 20 Yanick Dupre, NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 21 David Tua, Samoan boxer
  • Nov 22 Mavan Atapattu, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test batsman)
  • Nov 22 Jay Payton, American baseball player
  • Nov 23 Paul Penny, golfer (Edmonton City Amat-1993, 94), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • Nov 24 Barry Potomski, Windsor, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
  • Nov 24 Fred Brathwaite, NHL goalie (Edmonton Oilers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nov 25 Kevin Han, US badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Shanghai, China
  • Nov 25 Petteri Nummelin, Turku FIN, hockey defenseman (Team Finland)
  • Nov 27 Chris Hetherington, running back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Nov 27 Ivan Imbernon, WLAF defensive end (Barcelona Dragons)
  • Nov 27 Jason Burns, NFL running back (Cin Bengals), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 27 Yureck Person, soccer player (NAC)
  • Nov 28 Paulo Figueiredo, Angolan footballer
  • Nov 29 Artis Houston, WLAF cornerback (Rhein Fire)
  • Nov 29 Jamal Mashburn, NBA forward (Miami Heat, Dallas Mavericks)
  • Nov 29 Larry Williams, WLAF defensive tackle (Scotland Claymores)
  • Nov 30 Spence Fischer, WLAF quarterback (Scotland Claymores)
  • Nov 30 Abel Xavier, Portuguese footballer

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 10 Charlie Hallows, English cricketer who scored 1000 runs in a single month in May 1928, dies at 77