Events in Sport on November 13

  • 1875 Harvard-Yale game is 1st college football contest with uniforms
  • 1900 Baltimore Orioles (now NY Yankees) enter baseball's American League
  • 1906 C. W. Gregory out for 383 as NSW make 763 v Queensland, in record cricket innings by an Australian
  • 1907 French cyclist Paul Cornu flies 1st helicopter (twin rotor)

Sports History

1946 Bradman scores 106 for an Australian XI v the MCC

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1951 Lefty O'Doul's all-stars, including Joe DiMaggio and Billy Martin, lose 3-1 to Pacific League all-star team (Japan)

  • 1954 1st Rugby League World Cup, Parc des Princes, Paris: Great Britain beats France, 16-12; Man of The Match: GB second rower Don Robinson
  • 1958 NYC Mayor Robert Wagner announces plans to begin a new baseball called the Continental League
  • 1964 Bob Petit (St Louis Hawks) becomes 1st NBAer to score 20,000 points

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1968 As a rookie, future Basketball Hall of Fame forward Elvin Hayes scores 54 points in San Diego Rockets' 122-120 win over Detroit Pistons, a career-high

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1968 Bob Gibson edges Pete Rose to win NL MVP

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1973 Oakland A's Reggie Jackson wins AL MVP unanimously

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1974 Dodgers Steve Garvey wins NL MVP

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1979 Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Willie Stargell and St Louis Cardinals first baseman Keith Hernandez share National League MVP Award

  • 1982 WBA lightweight champion Ray Mancini beats South Korean challenger Duk Koo Kim by TKO in 14th round in Las Vegas; Kim collapses, falls into a coma and dies 4 days later; as a result, WBC shortens title bouts to 12 rounds; WBA & WBO follow in 1988, and IBF in 1989

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1985 Dwight Gooden, youngest 20 game winner, wins Cy Young award

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1988 Brazilian McLaren driver Ayrton Senna finishes 2nd in the season ending Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide to win his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship; wins title by 3 points from Alain Prost

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1991 Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award

Boxing Title Fight

1992 Riddick Bowe wins the undisputed world heavyweight boxing crown with a unanimous points decision over Evander Holyfield in Las Vegas; first of their 3 meetings

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1994 44th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins

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1994 Title contenders Michael Schumacher and Damon Hill famously collide on lap 35 of the season ending Australian Grand Prix in Adelaide; Schumacher wins his first F1 World Drivers Championship by 1 point from Hill

  • 1996 Padres third baseman Ken Caminiti is 4th unanimous winner of NL MVP

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2005 French tennis star Amélie Mauresmo beats countrywoman Mary Pierce 5–7, 7–6, 6–4 for the season ending WTA Tour Championship at the Staples Center, Los Angeles

  • 2014 Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout wins the MVP awards in MLB for 2014
  • 2014 Indian cricket batsman Rohit Sharma sets new world ODI record of 264 runs off 173 balls against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens in Kolkata
  • 2016 Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Strasbourg, France: Czech pair Karolína Plíšková & Barbora Strýcová beats Caroline Garcia & Kristina Mladenovic of France 7-5, 7-5 to wrap up 3-2 win and 3rd straight title
  • 2017 First Barbie doll to wear a hijab, modeled on Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad unveiled in New York
  • 2017 Italy fails to qualify for 2018 Football World Cup (first time since 1958), after play-off defeat against Sweden
  • 2020 Fly-half Nicolas Sanchez scores all the Pumas points as Argentina claim their 1st ever win over New Zealand's All Blacks, winning 25-15 in a Rugby Championship game in Sydney