On This Day

November 25, 1981 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Rollie Fingers is 1st relief pitcher to win AL MVP

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jared Jeffries, American basketball player
  • Xabi Alonso, Spanish soccer midfielder (114 caps; Real Sociedad, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich), born in Tolosa, Spain

Deaths in Sport

  • Morris Kirksey, American 4 X 100m (Olympic gold 1920), dies at 86