On This Day

November 1974 in Sports History

Events in Sport


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Nov 2 Atlanta Braves trade then MLB home run king Hank Aaron to Milwaukee Brewers for outfielder Dave May

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • Nov 6 Dodger Mike Marshall is 1st relief pitcher to win Cy Young Award
  • Nov 7 63rd Davis Cup: South Africa beats India in (w/o)
  • Nov 10 Montreal Canadiens shutout Washington Capitals 11-0
  • Nov 13 Dodgers Steve Garvey wins NL MVP
  • Nov 16 Milwaukee Bucks lose their 11th straight NBA game (team record)
  • Nov 17 Bonnie Bryant becomes the only left-handed player in history to win an LPGA Tour event; scores a 3-stroke victory in the Bill Branch Golf Classic in Fort Myers, Florida
  • Nov 22 Test Cricket debut of Gordon Greenidge and Viv Richards, at Bangalore
  • Nov 23 Alexis Argüello of Nicaragua knocks out Mexican defending champion Rubén Olivares in the 13th round at the Forum in Inglewood, California, to claim the WBA world featherweight boxing title
  • Nov 24 CFL Grey Cup, Empire Stadium, Vancouver: Montreal Alouettes defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 20-7 on a slick, wet field
  • Nov 24 24th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins
  • Nov 26 Greenidge scores 107 in 2nd innings of Test Cricket debut v India
  • Nov 27 Cardinals outfielder Bake McBride wins NL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 29 39th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 17-13 in Birmingham
  • Nov 30 20th time Islanders shut-out (3-0 vs Canucks)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 1 V. V. S. Laxman, Indian cricket batsman (134 Tests; 8,781 runs @ 45.5; best 281, 2001), born in Hyderabad, Telangana
  • Nov 2 Ruslan Salei, Belarusian ice hockey defenceman (917 NHL games; died in Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash), born in Minsk, Belarus (d. 2011)
  • Nov 2 Orlando Cabrera, Colombian baseball shortstop (Gold Glove Award 2001, 07; Montreal Expos; Boston Red Sox), born in Cartagena, Colombia
  • Nov 3 Tariq Abdul Wahad, French basketball forward (first French player in NBA; Sacramento Kings, Dallas Mavericks), born in Paris, France
  • Nov 5 Conrad Hamilton, American football cornerback (NY Giants), born in Alamogordo, New Mexico
  • Nov 5 Jerry Stackhouse, American NBA guard and forward (Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers), born in Kinston, North Carolina
  • Nov 5 Dado Pršo, Croatian footballer, born in Zadar, SFR Yugoslavia
  • Nov 6 Frank Vandenbroucke, Belgian road racing cyclist, born in Mouscron, Belgium (d. 2009)
  • Nov 7 Kris Benson, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Superior, Wisconsin
  • Nov 7 Tarek Saleh, American football linebacker (Carolina Panthers), born in Woodbridge, Connecticut
  • Nov 9 Alessandro Del Piero, Italian footballer, born in Conegliano, Italy
  • Nov 11 Phillip Ward, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Nov 15 Fred Brock, wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Nov 16 Maurizio Margaglio, Italian ice dancer, born in Milan, Italy
  • Nov 16 Paul Scholes, British footballer, born in Salford, United Kingdom
  • Nov 17 Marc Edwards, NFL fullback (SF 49ers)
  • Nov 19 Orlando Fuentes, Ellsworth AFB SD, half-lightweight judoka (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 20 Brad Williams, Australian cricketer (Victoria & Young Australia fast bowler), born in Frankston, Australia
  • Nov 20 Drew Ginn, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in South Gippsland Shire, Australia
  • Nov 20 Jerald Moore, American football running back (St Louis Rams), born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 20 Kirk Reynolds, Canadian trap shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Outlook, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Nov 21 Casey Patton, boxer (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • Nov 21 Tremain Mack, strong safety (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Nov 22 Meike Babel, Langen Germany, tennis star (1991 Futures-Paderborn-GER)
  • Nov 22 Joe Nathan, American baseball player
  • Nov 23 Jamie Sharper, linebacker (Baltimore Ravens), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Nov 23 Malik Rose, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 23 Saku Koivu, NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens, Olympic bronze 1998), born in Turku, Finland
  • Nov 23 Tora Suber, WNBA guard (Charlotte Sting), born in Coatesville, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 23 Tyrus McCloud, American football linebacker (Baltimore Ravens), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Nov 26 Richard Ikeda, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Kamloops, British Columbia
  • Nov 28 Jason Ferguson, defensive tackle (NY Jets)
  • Nov 28 András Tölcséres, Hungarian footballer
  • Nov 29 Pavol Demitra, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators, Blues), born in Dubnica nad Váhom, Slovakia (d. 2011)
  • Nov 30 Luther Broughton, HB (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Nov 30 Marcellus Wiley, defensive end (Buffalo Bills)

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 4 Bert Patenaude, American soccer forward (4 caps; scorer of first hat-trick in World Cup history, 1930), dies at 65
  • Nov 29 James J. Braddock, American boxer (World Heavyweight champion 1935-37), dies at 69