November 1989 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Nov 1 Pakistan beat West Indies by 4 wickets to win Cricket's Nehru Cup

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Nov 3 Lou Piniella is named manager of the Reds, replacing banned Pete Rose

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • Nov 3 Minn Timberwolves' 1st NBA game, loses to Seattle, 106-94
  • Nov 4 First NBA game at Orlando Arena, Orlando Magic loses to NJ Nets, 111-106
  • Nov 4 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Bayakoa, Dancing Spree, Go for Wand, Prized, Rhythm, Steinlen, Sunday Silence
  • Nov 5 19th NYC Women's Marathon won by Ingrid Kristiansen in 2:25:30
  • Nov 5 20th NYC Marathon won by Juma Ikangaa in 2:08:01
  • Nov 5 Elaine Crosby wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
  • Nov 5 US plays El Salvador in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
  • Nov 5 40th Formula One WDC: Alain Prost wins by 16 points
  • Nov 7 Balt's Gregg Olson is 1st relief pitcher to win AL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 8 Cubs Jerome Walton wins the NL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 14 Padres reliever Mark Davis wins NL Cy Young Award

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Nov 15 Test Cricket debut of Waqar Younis & Sachin Tendulkar at Karachi

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar
  • Nov 15 Walter Davis (Denver) begins NBA free throw streak of 53 games
  • Nov 17 Bret Saberhagen signs record $2,966,667 per year KC Royal contract
  • Nov 19 US beats Trinidad, 1-0 qualifing for 1990 world soccer cup finals it was US' 1st qualification since 1950
  • Nov 19 39th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Rusty Wallace wins
  • Nov 20 Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Robin Yount wins AL MVP
  • Nov 22 Kirby Pucket signs record $3,000,000 per year Minnesota Twins contract

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Nov 23 The "Bounty Bowl": Philadelphia Eagles defeat Dallas Cowboys 27-0 at Thanksgiving in an ill-tempered game, after which Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson accuses Eagles coach Buddy Ryan of placing bounties on players

NFL Head Coach Jimmy Johnson
NFL Head Coach
Jimmy Johnson
  • Nov 24 Sachin Tendulkar scores a Test Cricket fifty aged 16 years 214 days, a record
  • Nov 25 David Boon scores 200 v NZ at cricket WACA
  • Nov 26 77th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 43-40

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Nov 28 Rickey Henderson signs record $3,000,000 per year Oak A's contract

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • Nov 28 Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci flees to Hungary

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 14 Jake Livermore, English footballer
  • Nov 24 Johnny Exantus, Hatian soccer player

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 13 Victor Davis, Canadian swimmer (b. 1964)
  • Nov 22 Rajindernath, Indian cricketer wicketkeeper (1 Test), dies
  • Nov 25 Ratu Sir George Cakobau, Fiji cricketer/Gov-General, dies
  • Nov 29 George Oswald Browning "Gubby" Allen, cricketer, dies