Events in Sport on November 11

  • 1889 29th British Golf Open: Willie Park, Jr. shoots a 155 at Musselburgh Links

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1926 Eddie Collins is released as White Sox manager

Baseball Legend Eddie Collins
Baseball Legend
Eddie Collins
  • 1934 1st penalty shot vs Toronto Maple Leafs, Mondou (Mont) unsuccessful

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1943 Spud Chandler wins AL MVP; Stan Musial wins NL MVP

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • 1944 NY Rangers set NHL record of 25 games without a win (0-21-4)
  • 1946 NY Knicks' 1st game at Madison Sq Garden loses 78-68 to Chic Stags
  • 1953 Jimmy Dykes succeeds Marty Marion as Baltimore Orioles manager
  • 1960 Largest NY Knick 49th St Madison Square Garden crowd-18,499

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1963 Gordie Howe ties Rocket Richard's lifetime 544 goal record

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe

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1968 As a rookie, Elvin Hayes scores 54 points against the Detroit Pistons, a career-high

NBA Forward Elvin Hayes
NBA Forward
Elvin Hayes
  • 1972 6th Rugby League World Cup: Australia and Great Britain tie 10-10; Great Britain awarded the cup

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1980 Islanders' Mike Bossy scores 4 goals against North Stars

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy
  • 1982 30th time Islanders shut-out-2-0 vs North Stars
  • 1983 Wayne Phillips scores 159 on Test Cricket debut, v Pakistan at WACA

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1987 Roger Clemens wins consecutive Cy Young Awards

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens
  • 1996 Braves' John Smoltz wins NL Cy Young Award
  • 1997 Roger Clemens wins his 4th AL Cy Young Award
  • 1997 WNBA expands to Detroit & Washington, D.C.
  • 2000 155 skiers and snowboarders die when a cable car catches fire in an alpine tunnel near Kaprun, Austria
  • 2000 12th College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 28-16 in South Bend
  • 2014 Samsung Lions win the 2014 Korean Series in baseball