Events in Sport on November 19

  • 1906 London selected to host 1908 Olympics
  • 1932 Joe Kershalla scores 71 points in a college football game

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1951 Roy Campanella named NL MVP on his 30th birthday

MLB Catcher Roy Campanella
MLB Catcher
Roy Campanella
  • 1953 US Supreme Court rules (7-2) baseball is a sport not a business

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1967 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Pensacola Ladies' Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • 1968 Yankees pitcher Stan Bahnsen wins AL Rookie of Year
  • 1975 Reds 2nd baseman Joe Morgan is named NL MVP
  • 1977 Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 3rd penalty shot against Islanders
  • 1978 Gavaskar gets twin cricket tons for India for 2nd time
  • 1978 "The Miracle at the Meadowlands", Eagles Herman Edwards returns a fumble for a touchdown with 31 seconds left to give Philadelphia a 19-17 victory over the rival New York Giants
  • 1978 28th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Cale Yarborough wins

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1979 Astros sign Nolan Ryan, to record 4 year, $4.5 million contract

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan

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1983 Edmonton Oilers beat NJ Devils, 13-4, Wayne Gretzky calls the Devils "a Mickey Mouse organization"

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

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1983 Jari Kurri becomes the first (and only) Finnish player to score five goals in a game

NHL Star Jari Kurri
NHL Star
Jari Kurri
  • 1984 NY Met Dwight Gooden, 20, is youngest to be named NL Rookie of Year

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1986 Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins NL MVP

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt
  • 1989 US beats Trinidad, 1-0 qualifing for 1990 world soccer cup finals it was US' 1st qualification since 1950
  • 1989 39th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Rusty Wallace wins

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1990 Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Barry Bonds wins NL MVP

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds

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1991 Balt Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken wins his 2nd AL MVP

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • 1994 59th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 21-14 in Birmingham
  • 1995 83rd CFL Grey Cup: Balt Stallions defeats Calgary Stampeders, 37-20
  • 1996 Albert Belle, signs record five-year, $55 million with White Sox
  • 2005 70th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 28-18 in Auburn
  • 2006 94th CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Montreal Alouettes, 25-14
  • 2011 21st College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 16-14 in South Bend