Events in Sport in November 1988

  • Nov 1 Chris Sabo, wins National League Rookie of Year award

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Nov 2 Mexican radio station erronously reports Mike Tyson dies in car crash

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Nov 4 First NBA game at Charlotte Coliseum - Hornets lose to Cavs, 133-93
  • Nov 5 1st NBA game at Bradley Center, Milw Bucks lose to Atlnata Hawks 94-107
  • Nov 5 1st NBA game at Miami Arena, Miami Heat loss to LA Clippers, 111-91
  • Nov 5 1st NBA game at Palace of Auburn Hills, Pistons beat Hornets 94-85
  • Nov 5 Japan beats MLB all stars 2-1 in Tokyo (Game 1 of 7)
  • Nov 5 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Alysheba, Gt Communicator, Gulch, Is It True, Miesque, Open Mind, Personal Ensign at Churchill Downs
  • Nov 6 18th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:07
  • Nov 6 19th NYC Marathon won by Steve Jones in 2:08:20
  • Nov 6 Japan & MLB all stars played to a 6-6 draw (Game 2 of 7)

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Nov 6 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • Nov 6 Steve Jones wins NY men's marathon; Grete Waitz 9th women's title
  • Nov 7 MLB all stars beats Japan 16-8 (Game 3 of 7)
  • Nov 8 Arco Arena in Sacramento CA opens, Sac Kings lose to Seattle, 97-75
  • Nov 9 MLB All-Star team beat Japan 8-2 in Nishinomya, (Game 4 of 7)
  • Nov 10 MLB All-Star team beats Japan 3-1 in Tokyo (Game 5 of 7)
  • Nov 12 Japan beats MLB All-Star team 5-4 in Tokyo (Game 6 of 7)
  • Nov 13 39th Formula One WDC: Ayrton Senna wins by three points
  • Nov 15 Dodgers outfielder Kirk Gibson wins NL MVP Award

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Nov 16 Jose Canseco is 1st unanimous AL MVP since Reggie Jackson

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • Nov 16 Robin Givens sues Mike Tyson for $125 million for libel
  • Nov 20 38th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bill Elliott wins
  • Nov 23 Wayne Gretzky scores his 600th NHL goal
  • Nov 23 Yankees sign free agent 2nd-baseman Steve Sax to 3-year contract
  • Nov 25 53rd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 15-10 in Birmingham
  • Nov 27 76th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats BC Lions, 22-21
  • Nov 30 NYC furrier sues Mike Tyson for $92,000 for non payment of purchase