Events in Sport in November 1978

  • Nov 1 NY Yankee Ron Guidry unanimously wins AL Cy Young Award
  • Nov 3 Michiko Okada wins LPGA Mizuno-Japan Golf Classic
  • Nov 4 Islanders start 15 game undefeated streak (12-0-3)

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Nov 4 3rd annual reentry free-agent draft, Pete Rose, Tommy John, & Darrell Evans, available

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

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Nov 5 Oakland Raider's John Madden becomes 13th coach to win 100 NFL games

Football Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
Football Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden
  • Nov 7 Boston Red Sox Jim Rice wins AL MVP

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Nov 10 Larry Holmes KOs Alfredo Evangelist in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Nov 12 Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez
  • Nov 15 Pirates outfielder Dave Parker wins NL MVP
  • Nov 16 Major Indoor Soccer League holds its 1st draft
  • Nov 19 Gavaskar gets twin cricket tons for India for 2nd time
  • Nov 19 "The Miracle at the Meadowlands", Eagles Herman Edwards returns a fumble for a touchdown with 31 seconds left to give Philadelphia a 19-17 victory over the rival New York Giants
  • Nov 19 28th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Cale Yarborough wins
  • Nov 21 Bob Horner of Braves wins NL Rookie of Year Award
  • Nov 26 66th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 20-13
  • Nov 28 44th Heisman Trophy Award: Billy Sims, Oklahoma (RB)

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Nov 28 Reds fire manager Sparky Anderson after 9 years

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson