Events in Sport on November 2

  • 1895 29th Belmont: Fred Taral aboard Belmar wins in 2:11½

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1934 Babe Ruth tours Tokyo, Japan

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • 1938 Babe Ruth applies for job of St Louis Browns' manager
  • 1947 7th Ryder Cup: US wins 11-1 at Portland Golf Club (Portland, Oregon, US)
  • 1950 Phillies reliever Jim Konstanty wins NL MVP
  • 1960 George Weiss, at 66, resigns as GM of NY Yankees

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1960 Roger Maris nips Mickey Mantle as AL MVP, 225-222

American Baseball Player Roger Maris
American Baseball Player
Roger Maris
Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • 1963 Only 1st-class cricket game played in Uganda, MCC v E African XI

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1969 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA River Plantation Women's Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • 1969 NFL record of 12 passing touchdowns, New Orleans Billy Kilmer & St L Charlie Johnson pass for 6 touchdowns each
  • 1970 Cleveland Cavaliers lose by biggest margin-54 pts (Philadelphia 141-87)
  • 1971 Orioles Pat Dobson no-hits Yomiuri Giants, 2-0
  • 1972 Phillies' Steve Carlton wins unanimous NL Cy Young Award

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1974 Braves trade Hank Aaron to Milwaukee Brewers for OF Dave May

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • 1975 Summit in Houston opens - Rockets beat Milwaukee Bucks, 104-89
  • 1977 Phillies' Steve Carlton wins 2nd Cy Young Award
  • 1982 Nayoko Yoshikawa wins LPGA Pioneer Cup Golf Tournament
  • 1985 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Cozzene, Life's Magic, Pebbles, Precisionist, Proud Truth, Tasso, Twilight Ridge at Aqueduct
  • 1986 16th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:06
  • 1986 17th NYC Marathon won by Gianni Poli in 2:11:06
  • 1986 Ayako Okamoto wins Nichirei Ladies Cup US-Japan Team Golf Championship

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1988 Mexican radio station erronously reports Mike Tyson dies in car crash

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 1990 1st NBA game at Target Center, Minn Timberwolves beat Mavericks 98-85
  • 1991 Nevada makes biggest comeback in NCAA football history, overcoming a 35-pt deficit in the 3rd quarter & rallying to beat Weber State 55-49
  • 1991 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arazi, Black Tie Affair, Dance Smartly, Miss Alleged, Opening Verse, Pleasant Stage, Sheikh Albadou
  • 1991 2nd Rugby World Cup: Australia beats England 12-6 in London
  • 1997 28th NYC Marathon won by John Kagwe of Kenya in 2:08:12
  • 1997 USA beats Japan 23-13 at LPGA Nichirei International
  • 2002 14th College Football Holy War: Boston College beats Notre Dame 14-7 in South Bend

Hall of fameHall of Fame

2003 Grant Fuhr is inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame

NHL Goalie Grant Fuhr
NHL Goalie
Grant Fuhr

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2008 59th Formula One WDC: Lewis Hamilton wins by one point

Formula One Driver Lewis Hamilton
Formula One Driver
Lewis Hamilton

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2013 Gabriel Medina, Brazilian professional surfer, wins the 2013 ASP World Junior Title at 19

  • 2016 MLB World Series: Chicago Cubs defeat Cleveland Indians in game 7, 8-7, 1st Cubs series win for 108 years