November 1977 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 2 Phillies' Steve Carlton wins 2nd Cy Young Award
  • Nov 3 Debbie Massey wins LPGA Mizuno-Japan Golf Classic
  • Nov 5 NCAA passing record set at 571 yards (Marc Wilson, Brigham Young)
  • Nov 10 Major Indoor Soccer League officially organized (NYC)
  • Nov 13 Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open
  • Nov 19 Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 3rd penalty shot against Islanders
  • Nov 20 Steve Largent begins NFL streak of 177 consecutive game receptions

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Nov 20 Walter Payton (Bears) rushes for NFL record 275 yards

NFL Running Back Walter Payton
NFL Running Back
Walter Payton
  • Nov 20 27th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Cale Yarborough wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 21 Orioles 1st baseman Eddie Murray wins AL Rookie of Year

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • Nov 26 42nd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 48-21 in Birmingham
  • Nov 27 65th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 41-6

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 4 Larry Bigbie, American baseball player
  • Nov 4 So Ji-sub, South Korean swimmer, model and actor
  • Nov 5 Tuula Puputti, ice hockey goalie (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • Nov 5 Richard Wright, English footballer
  • Nov 8 Nick Punto, American baseball player
  • Nov 10 Matt Cepicky, American baseball player
  • Nov 11 Maniche, Portuguese footballer
  • Nov 11 Ben Hollioake, English cricketer (d. 2002)
  • Nov 12 Benni McCarthy, South African footballer
  • Nov 16 Oksana Baiul, Ukraine, figure skater (Olympic gold 1994)
  • Nov 17 Ryk Neethling, South African swimmer
  • Nov 18 Trent Barrett, Australian rugby league footballer
  • Nov 19 Kerri Strug, gymnast (Olympic gold 1996), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Nov 21 Bruno Berner, Swiss footballer
  • Nov 21 Jonas Jennings, American football player
  • Nov 22 Michael Preston, English footballer
  • Nov 23 Myriam Boileau, Canadian diver
  • Nov 23 Adam Eaton, American baseball player
  • Nov 25 Guillermo Cañas, Argentine tennis player
  • Nov 25 Marcus Marshall, Australian racing driver
  • Nov 26 Ivan Basso, Italian cyclist
  • Nov 26 John Parrish, American baseball player
  • Nov 26 Paris Lenon, American football player
  • Nov 28 Fabio Grosso, Italian footballer
  • Nov 28 Gavin Rae, Scottish footballer
  • Nov 28 DeMya Walker, American basketball player
  • Nov 28 Greg Somerville, New Zealand rugby union footballer
  • Nov 30 Iván Guerrero, Honduran footballer
  • Nov 30 Kazumi Saitoh, Japanese baseball player
  • Nov 30 Olivier Schoenfelder, French ice dancer

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 8 Bucky Harris, American baseball player (b. 1896)
  • Nov 22 Reg Perks, England cricket pace bowler (1938-39), dies