Events in Sport in November 1968

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Nov 3 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Canyon Ladies Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Nov 3 19th Formula One WDC: Graham Hill wins by 12 points
  • Nov 5 1st AL pitcher to win MVP, Denny McLain (wins unanimously)
  • Nov 10 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open

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Nov 11 As a rookie, Elvin Hayes scores 54 points against the Detroit Pistons, a career-high

NBA Forward Elvin Hayes
NBA Forward
Elvin Hayes

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Nov 13 Bob Gibson edges Pete Rose to win NL MVP

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • Nov 15 1st date in controversial Jim Bouton baseball diary "Ball Four"
  • Nov 17 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Pensacola Ladies' Golf Invitational
  • Nov 19 Yankees pitcher Stan Bahnsen wins AL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 21 Cin trades shortstop Leo Cardenas to Twins for pitcher Jim Merritt
  • Nov 23 Milwaukee Bucks make their 1st NBA trade, giving Bob Love & Bob Weiss to Chicago Bulls for Flynn Robinson
  • Nov 24 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Louise Suggs Golf Invitational

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Nov 26 34th Heisman Trophy Award: O.J. Simpson, Southern Cal (RB)

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • Nov 30 56th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeat Calgary Stampeder, 24-21
  • Nov 30 33rd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 24-16 in Birmingham