On This Day in Sport for November 10

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1926 Bradman plays his 1st State selection trial, he only makes 37

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1940 Pittsburgh & Philadelphia play a penalty free NFL game
  • 1945 College football's #1 Army beats #2 Notre Dame 48-0
  • 1950 After 9 years, Cleveland Indians fire manager Lou Boudreau
  • 1957 NFL record crowd (102,368), '49ers vs Rams in LA
  • 1957 Cleveland Browns' Don Paul sets club record for longest fumble return with a 89-yard run (and TD), beating Pittsburgh 24-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1963 Gordie Howe takes over NHL career goal lead at 545

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • 1964 Braves sign a 25-year lease to play in the new Atlanta stadium
  • 1974 Montreal Canadiens shutout Washington Capitals 11-0
  • 1977 Major Indoor Soccer League officially organized (NYC)

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1978 Larry Holmes KOs Alfredo Evangelist in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • 1984 Australia all out for 76 v West Indies at cricket WACA, Holding 6-21
  • 1984 Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Hollywood Park; winners: Chief's Crown, Eillo, Lashkari, Outstandingly, Princess Rooney, Royal Heroine, Wild Again
  • 1988 MLB All-Star team beats Japan 3-1 in Tokyo (Game 5 of 7)
  • 1991 Bernie Kosar ends NFL record of 308 passes without an interception
  • 1991 Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1991 Martina Navratilova ties Chris Evert with 157 pro tennis tournament wins

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • 1991 South Africa's 1st cricket international since 1970 - one-day v India
  • 1996 46th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Terry Labonte wins
  • 2012 22nd College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 21-6 in Chestnut Hill
  • 2013 Spaniard Marc Márquez wins the 2013 MotoGP World Championship to become its youngest ever winner at 20

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1896 Jimmy Dykes, American MLB infielder, manager (All Star 1933-34), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1976)
  • 1918 Martin Hanley, South African cricketer (took 1-88 with off-spin in Test for South Africa), born in Aliwal North, Cape Province (d. 2000)
  • 1919 Clyde "Bulldog" Turner, NFL center (Chicago Bears)
  • 1930 Gene Conley, MLB player/NBA player
  • 1933 Seymour Nurse, cricketer (prolific WI batsman, 258 v NZ 1969)
  • 1934 Lucien Bianchi, Belgian auto racer
  • 1934 Norm Cash, 1st baseman (Detroit Tigers), born in Eldorado, Texas
  • 1943 George Sauer, Jr., AFL player (New York Jets), born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin (d. 2013)
  • 1951 Morris Hatalsky, American professional golfer, born in San Diego, California
  • 1952 Gerry DiNardo, American football coach
  • 1955 Jack Clark, Penns, all star outfielder (Giants, Cards, Yanks, Padres)
  • 1957 Jodi Anderson, US long jump champ (1978-81), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1959 Linda Cohn, American sports reporter
  • 1960 Lee Cross Rinker, PGA golfer (1995 Greater Milwaukee-6th), born in Stuart, Flordia
  • 1960 Dan Hawkins, American college football coach
  • 1961 Ramona Pagel, shot putter, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961 John Walton, English darts player
  • 1962 Cathy Boswell, basketball player (Olympic gold 1984), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • 1963 Michael Anthony Powell, American long jumper (world record 1991, Olympic silver 1988, 92), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964 Keith Lockhart, infielder (KC Royals), born in Whittier, California
  • 1964 Kenny Rogers, American MLB pitcher (perfect game 1994), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • 1964 Tish Certo, LPGA golfer (1981 Erie County (NY Champ), born in Niagara Falls, New York
  • 1964 Magnús Scheving, Icelandic athlete
  • 1965 Eddie Irvine, Irish auto racer (runner-up World F1 Championship 1999), born in Newtownards, Northern Ireland
  • 1965 Jamie Dixon, American basketball coach
  • 1966 Kyle Kopp, water polo 2m offense (Olympics 1996), born in San Bernardino, California
  • 1967 Jed Roberts, Canadian CFL defensive tackle (Edmonton Eskimos), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1968 Calvin Tiggle, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • 1968 Jeffrey Kooistra, soccer player (SC Heerenveen/NEC)
  • 1968 Lissa Maria Sneck, ice hockey goalie (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • 1968 Lonnie Marts, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs, Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1969 Arjan van der Laan, Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1969 Dan Farthing, CFL slot back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • 1969 Ed Ward, Edmonton, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
  • 1969 Rod Milstead, NFL guard (SF 49ers)
  • 1969 Faustino Asprilla, Colombian footballer
  • 1969 Jens Lehmann, German footballer
  • 1970 Trent Dimas, NM, gymnast (Olympic gold 1992, 96)
  • 1970 Freddy Loix, Belgian rally driver
  • 1971 Butch Huskey, infielder (NY Mets), born in Anadarko, Oklahoma
  • 1971 Jennifer McFalls, US softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1971 Kate Slatter, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1972 Dick Kooijman, Dutch soccer player (Heracles, FC Groningen, Az)
  • 1972 Isaac Bruce, NFL wide receiver (St Louis Rams)
  • 1972 Shawn Green, Des Plaines IL, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • 1972 Virag Csurgo, Siofok Hungary, tennis star (1993 Futures-Freeport)
  • 1973 Cale Hulse, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • 1973 Darius Holland, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • 1973 John Solomon, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
  • 1973 Zahid Fazal, Pakistani cricket batsman (occasional Tests since 1992)
  • 1973 Patrik Berger, Czech footballer
  • 1976 Steffen Iversen, Norwegian footballer
  • 1976 Shefki Kuqi, Finnish footballer
  • 1977 Matt Cepicky, American baseball player
  • 1980 Troy Bell, American basketball player
  • 1980 Donté Stallworth, American football player
  • 1981 Tony Blanco, American baseball player
  • 1982 Clayton Fortune, English footballer
  • 1983 Craig Smith, American basketball player
  • 1984 Kendrick Perkins, American basketball player

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

1973 Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully (45) weds Sandra Hunt

Sportscaster Vin Scully
Sportscaster
Vin Scully

Deaths in Sport

  • 1966 Evelyn Sears, American tennis player (US National 1907), dies at 91
  • 1972 Charlie Hallows, English cricketer who scored 1000 runs in a single month in May 1928, dies at 77
  • 1985 Pelle Lindbergh, goalie (Philadelphia Flyers), dies in drunk driving accident
  • 1986 King Clancy, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and referee (b. 1903)
  • 1992 Chuck Connors, American author, actor (The Rifleman, Branded, Cowboy in Africa), professional basketball and baseball player, dies at 71
  • 1995 Clairmonte Depeiaza, West Indian cricketer (world record partnership v Aust 1955), dies at 67
  • 2009 Robert Enke, German football goalkeeper, dies at 32
  • 2010 Dave Niehaus, American sportscaster (b. 1935)
  • 2015 Pat Eddery, Irish jockey (won Epsom Derby 3x), dies at 63