On This Day

November 22, 1981 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 31st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Darrell Waltrip wins
  • CFL Grey Cup, Olympic Stadium, Montreal: Edmonton Eskimos 4th consecutive Championship; beat Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-23; final Grey Cup game for Rough Riders, fold in 1996

Birthdays in Sport

  • Pape Sow, Senegalese basketball player
  • Seweryn Gancarczyk, Polish footballer

Deaths in Sport

  • Jack Fingleton, Australian cricketer (18 Tests for Australia, 1189 runs), dies at 73