November 1976 in Sport

Events in Sport


Sport awardGolf Tournament

Nov 3 Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA/Japan Mizuno Golf

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi

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Nov 4 1st mass-market free-agent reentry draft, Reggie Jackson, Joe Rudi, Gullett, Tenace, Fingers, Baylor, Grich & McCovey, available

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • Nov 6 Former Twins relief ace Bill Campbell is 1st free-agent to sign with a new team, joining the Red Sox for $1 million over 4 years
  • Nov 14 Cleveland Browns' Jerry Sherk sets club record with 4 sacks

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Nov 16 Rick Barry (SF), ends then longest NBA free throw streak of 60

NBA Small Forward Rick Barry
NBA Small Forward
Rick Barry
  • Nov 20 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Colgate-Hong Kong Golf Open
  • Nov 21 26th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Cale Yarborough wins
  • Nov 24 NBA Atlanta Hawks end a 28 game road losing streak

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Nov 25 O.J. Simpson gains 273 yards for Buffalo vs Detroit

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • Nov 27 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Colgate-Far East Golf Championship
  • Nov 27 41st Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 38-7 in Birmingham
  • Nov 28 64th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 23-20
  • Nov 29 NY Yankees sign free agent Reggie Jackson to 5-year contract
  • Nov 30 42nd Heisman Trophy Award: Tony Dorsett, Pittsburgh (RB)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 2 Sidney Ponson, Aruban baseball player, born in Noord, Aruba
  • Nov 3 Guillermo Franco, Argentine-Mexican footballer
  • Nov 4 Bruno Junqueira, Brazilian racing driver
  • Nov 4 Mario Melchiot, Dutch footballer
  • Nov 6 Laurie Baker, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympic-gold-98), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • Nov 6 Pat Tillman, American football player and U.S. Army Ranger, born in Fremont, California (d. 2004)
  • Nov 7 Mark Philippoussis, Australia, tennis star (140 MPH serve)
  • Nov 7 Zahir Raheem, bantamweight boxer (Olympics-96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 8 Brett Lee, cricketer (brother of Shane, AIS representative)
  • Nov 10 Steffen Iversen, Norwegian footballer
  • Nov 10 Shefki Kuqi, Finnish footballer
  • Nov 11 Jason Grilli, American baseball player
  • Nov 12 Scott Mark Cameron, Dunedin NZ, 4x200m relay swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • Nov 12 MirosÅ‚aw Szymkowiak, Polish footballer
  • Nov 13 Kelly Sotherton, English heptathlete
  • Nov 15 Jessica Amey, 100m butterfly/4 x 100 (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 16 Juha Pasoja, Finnish footballer
  • Nov 18 Sandy Zubrin, Tamuning Guam, US diver (Olympics-96)
  • Nov 19 Petr Sykora, Pizen CZE, NHL forward (Team Czech Rep, NJ Devils)
  • Nov 19 Stylianos Venetidis, Greek soccer player
  • Nov 20 Dominique Dawes, gymnast (Olympics-gold/brz-92, 96), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Nov 20 Elisa Blair, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • Nov 20 Theodoros Velkos, badminton player
  • Nov 21 Saleem Elahi, cricketer (bro of Manzoor Pak, Test opener v Aust 1995)
  • Nov 21 Martin Meichelbeck, German footballer
  • Nov 21 Daniel Whiston, British ice skater
  • Nov 22 Torsten Frings, German footballer
  • Nov 22 Adrian Bakalli, Belgian footballer
  • Nov 22 Regina Halmich, German female boxer
  • Nov 24 Chen Lu, China, figure skater (Olympics-Bronze-94)
  • Nov 25 Donovan McNabb, American football player
  • Nov 25 Clint Mathis, American soccer player
  • Nov 26 Brian Schneider, American baseball player
  • Nov 27 Chad Kilger, Cornwall, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
  • Nov 27 Saqlain Mushtaq, cricketer (Pakistan Test off-spinner 1995)
  • Nov 29 Michalis Kakiouzis, Greek basketball player
  • Nov 30 Josh Lewsey, English rugby union footballer

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 11 E Q Davies, cricketer (9 runs & 7 wickets in 5 Tests for South Africa), dies