Events in Sport in November 1938

  • Nov 1 NL batting champion Ernie Lombardi of the Cincinnati Reds is named National League MVP; first catcher MVP; Boston Red Sox 1st baseman Jimmie Foxx takes AL award
  • Nov 1 Seabiscuit, with George Woolf aboard, beats 1937 Triple Crown winner War Admiral by 3 lengths in Pimlico track record time to win $15,000 in what is regarded as one of the greatest match races in horse racing history

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Nov 2 Boston Red Sox first baseman Jimmie Foxx is voted Most Valuable Player of the American League for the third time

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Nov 24 National Semi-Pro Basketball Congress authorizes yellow basketball
  • Nov 28 4th Heisman Trophy Award: Davey O'Brien, Texas Christian (QB)
  • Nov 29 Mayor Oud of Rotterdam forbids soccer match between Neth-Germany