Events in Sport in November 1986

  • Nov 1 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Brave Raj, Capote, Lady's Secret, Last Tycoon, Manila, Skywalker, Smile at Santa Anita
  • Nov 2 16th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:06
  • Nov 2 17th NYC Marathon won by Gianni Poli in 2:11:06
  • Nov 2 Ayako Okamoto wins Nichirei Ladies Cup US-Japan Team Golf Championship
  • Nov 9 Ai-Yu Tu wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

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Nov 12 Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award unanimously

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens
  • Nov 14 Doubleday Publishing sells NY Mets to Nelson Doubleday & Fred Wilpon
  • Nov 16 36th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
  • Nov 18 Roger Clemens wins AL MVP

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Nov 19 Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins NL MVP

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt

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Nov 22 Mike Tyson KOs Trevor Berbick in 2 for heavyweight WBC boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Nov 22 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, became 13th NHLer to score 500 goals
  • Nov 24 Wrestler John Tatum charged with possession of marijuana
  • Nov 29 51st Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 21-17 in Birmingham
  • Nov 30 74th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 39-15

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Nov 30 Ivan Lendl is 1st tennis player to earn over $10 million in his lifetime

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl