Events in Sport on November 10

Sports History

1857 First American Chess Congress is won by Paul Morphy; beats Louis Paulson, 6-2 for a tournament record of 14 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss

Sports History

1934 First NHL penalty shot is awarded to Montreal Canadiens forward Armand Mondou; stopped by Toronto goaltender George Hainsworth in Maple Leafs' 2-1 win

  • 1940 Pittsburgh Steelers & Philadelphia Eagles play one of only 4 penalty free games in NFL history; Steelers win 7-3 at Forbes Field, Pittsburgh
  • 1945 College football's #1 Army beats #2 Notre Dame 48-0
  • 1950 After 9 years, Cleveland Indians fire manager Lou Boudreau
  • 1957 Cleveland Browns' Don Paul sets club record for longest fumble return with a 89-yard run (and TD), beating Pittsburgh 24-0
  • 1957 NFL record crowd (102,368), '49ers vs Rams in LA

NHL Record

1963 Detroit right wing Gordie Howe surpasses Maurice Richard as leading NHL all-time goal scorer with 545th career goal in a 3-0 Red Wings victory over Montreal Canadiens in Detroit

  • 1964 Braves sign a 25-year lease to play in the new Atlanta stadium
  • 1971 Joe Torre wins NL MVP, Vida Blue wins AL MVP
  • 1974 Montreal Canadiens shutout Washington Capitals 11-0

Sports History

1975 Royals release slugger Harmon Killebrew, ending his 22-year career

  • 1977 Major Indoor Soccer League officially organized (NYC)

Boxing Title Fight

1978 Larry Holmes KOs Alfredo Evangelist in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

  • 1978 NY Yankees trade Lyle, Rajsich, McCall, Heath and Ramos to Texas for Righetti, Mirabella, Beniquez, Jemison and Griffin
  • 1981 Donald Driver and Michael Valenti's musical comedy "Oh, Brother!" opens at ANTA Theater, NYC; runs for 3 performances

Boxing Title Fight

1983 'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler retains world middleweight boxing title with a 15-round unanimous points decision over Roberto Durán at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas; first time Hagler taken the distance as champion

  • 1984 Australia all out for 76 v West Indies at cricket WACA, Holding 6-21
  • 1984 Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Hollywood Park; winners: Chief's Crown, Eillo, Lashkari, Outstandingly, Princess Rooney, Royal Heroine, Wild Again
  • 1987 Steve Bedrosian edges Rick Sutcliffe 57-55 to win NL Cy Young Award
  • 1988 MLB All-Star team beats Japan 3-1 in Tokyo (Game 5 of 7)

Sports History

1988 Orel Hershiser (23-8) is a unanimous choice as NL Cy Young Award

  • 1991 Bernie Kosar ends NFL record of 308 passes without an interception
  • 1991 South Africa's 1st cricket international since 1970 - one-day v India
  • 1996 46th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Terry Labonte wins

Sports History

2003 Kim Clijsters of Belgium becomes first female tennis player to earn $US4 million in a season when she overwhelms Amélie Mauresmo 6-2, 6-0 for the WTA Tour Championship at the Staples Center, Los Angeles

  • 2012 22nd College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 21-6 in Chestnut Hill
  • 2013 Spaniard Marc Márquez wins the 2013 MotoGP World Championship to become its youngest ever winner at 20
  • 2019 Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Perth: French pair Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia beat Ash Barty and Samantha Stosur of Australia 6-4, 6-3 to clinch a 3-2 victory
  • 2020 IPL Cricket Final, Dubai International Stadium: Defending champion Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets; Trent Boult 3/30 (4), Rohit Sharma 68 (51)