November 1982 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 1 MLB owners vote not to renew Commissioner Bowie Kuhn's contract; AL owners vote for Kuhn, 11-3, and NL, 7-5, 2 shy of 3/4 majority required for re-election; eventually replaced by Peter Ueberroth
  • Nov 3 Detroit blocks 20 Cleve Cav shots tying NBA regulation game record
  • Nov 5 Cleveland Cavaliers lose 24th consecutive game (NBA record)
  • Nov 9 Brewers' Robin Yount wins AL MVP unanimously
  • Nov 11 30th time Islanders shut-out-2-0 vs North Stars
  • Nov 12 Zaheer Abbas gets his 100th 100 in Test Cricket for Pakistan v India, goes to 215
  • Nov 13 A boxing match held in Las Vegas, Nevada, ends when Ray Mancini defeats Duk Koo Kim. Kim's death on November 17 led to significant changes in the sport.
  • Nov 18 Duk Koo Kim dies unexpectedly from injuries sustained during a 14-round match against Ray Mancini in Las Vegas, Nevada, prompting reforms in the sport of boxing.
  • Nov 21 32nd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Darrell Waltrip wins
  • Nov 23 NY Islanders & Minn North Stars play to an 8-8 tie

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Nov 24 Orioles Cal Ripken is named AL Rookie of Year

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • Nov 27 5th time Rangers shut-out Islanders 3-0
  • Nov 27 Kepler Wessels scores century in 1st Test Cricket (162 v England)
  • Nov 27 47th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 23-22 in Birmingham, Auburn's first win in the series in 10 years
  • Nov 28 70th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Toronto Argonauts, 32-16
  • Nov 28 71st Davis Cup: USA beats France in Grenoble (4-1)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 2 Charles Itandje, French-Cameroonian footballer, born in Bobigny, France
  • Nov 3 Evgeny Plushenko, Russian figure skater
  • Nov 4 Devin Hester, American football player
  • Nov 8 Mika Kallio, Finnish Grand Prix motorcycle racer
  • Nov 10 Clayton Fortune, English footballer
  • Nov 12 Mikele Leigertwood, English footballer
  • Nov 13 Samkon Gado, American football player
  • Nov 14 Kyle Orton, American football player (Chicago Bears)
  • Nov 15 Joe Kowalewski, American football player
  • Nov 16 Jannie du Plessis, South African rugby player
  • Nov 16 Ronald Pognon, French athlete
  • Nov 16 Amare Stoudemire, American basketball player
  • Nov 17 Katie Feenstra, American basketball player
  • Nov 17 Yusuf Pathan, Indian cricketer
  • Nov 21 Georgios Kalogiannidis, Greek archer
  • Nov 22 Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Nigerian footballer
  • Nov 23 Asafa Powell, Jamaican sprinter
  • Nov 23 Colby Armstrong, Canadian ice-hockey player
  • Nov 24 Sean O'Loughlin, English rugby league footballer
  • Nov 28 Leandro Barbosa, Brazilian basketball player
  • Nov 29 Ashley Force, American race car driver
  • Nov 30 Tony Giarratano, American baseball player
  • Nov 30 Jason Pominville, Canadian ice hockey player

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 13 Dorothy [Little-]Round, England, tennis star (Never on Sunday), dies
  • Nov 15 Martin De Alzaga, Argentine racing driver (b. 1901)
  • Nov 17 Duk Koo Kim, South Korean boxer, legally declared dead
  • Nov 29 Percy Williams, Canadian athlete (b. 1908)