On This Day

On This Day in Sport for November 18

Events in Sport

  • 1905 10th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 30-0 in Birmingham
  • 1949 NL batting leader (.342) Jackie Robinson wins NL MVP

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1881 Percy LeSueur, Canadian hockey player and inventor (large goalie glove), born in Quebec City, Quebec (d. 1962)
  • 1901 Craig Wood, American golfer (US Masters, US Open 1941), born in Lake Placid, New York (d. 1968)
  • 1915 Ken Burkhart, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals) and umpire, born in Knoxville, Tennessee (d. 2004)
  • 1922 Marjorie Gestring, American springboard diver (Olympic gold 1936) (d. 1992)
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Weddings in Sport

  • 1966 MLB baseball player Hank Greenberg (55) weds actress Mary Jo Tarola
  • 2010 Cricketer Glenn McGrath (40) weds interior designer Sara Leonardi in Cronulla, New South Wales, Australia

More Weddings & Divorces in Sport