Events in Sport on November 25

  • 1908 Dorando Pietri (It) beats Johnny Hayes (US) in Madison Square Garden marathon by 60 yds
  • 1911 3rd CFL Grey Cup: U of Toronto defeats Toronto Argonauts, 14-7
  • 1911 7th Australasian Championships: Norman Brookes beats Horace Rice (6-1, 6-2, 6-3)
  • 1930 Sporting News picks Bill Terry as NL MVP & Joe Cronin as AL MVP
  • 1941 Lou Boudreau, 24, becomes Cleveland Indians player manager
  • 1944 32nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal HMCS defeat Hamilton Flying Wildcats, 7-6

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1949 Ted Williams wins AL MVP

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • 1950 38th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 13-0
  • 1951 Cleveland Browns penalized a record 209 yards against Chicago Bears
  • 1951 3rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Herb Thomas wins
  • 1952 Only win ever for NFL's Dallas Texans (1-11) beating the Bears 27-23
  • 1953 Hungary beats England in soccer match, 6-3

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1961 NBA's Bob Cousy becomes 2nd player to score 15,000 points

NBA Point Guard Bob Cousy
NBA Point Guard
Bob Cousy
  • 1969 KC outfielder Lou Piniella is voted AL Rookie of Year
  • 1970 Yankees catcher Thurman Munson wins AL Rookie of Year
  • 1971 37th Heisman Trophy Award: Pat Sullivan, Auburn (QB)
  • 1973 61st CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 22-18

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1976 O.J. Simpson gains 273 yards for Buffalo vs Detroit

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • 1979 67th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 17-9

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1979 Pat Summerall and John Madden broadcast a game together for the first time, a pairing that would last 22 years and become one of the most well-known partnerships in TV sportscasting history

Football Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
Football Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden
CBS, Fox, and ESPN Sportscaster Pat Summerall
CBS, Fox, and ESPN Sportscaster
Pat Summerall
  • 1980 Imran Khan scores his 1st Test Cricket ton, 123 v WI Lahore
  • 1980 Sugar Ray Leonard defeats Duran regains WBC welterweight championship
  • 1981 Rollie Fingers is 1st relief pitcher to win AL MVP

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1983 Larry Holmes TKOs Marvis Frazier in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • 1985 White Sox shortstop Ozzie Guillen, is named AL Rookie of Year
  • 1988 53rd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 15-10 in Birmingham
  • 1989 David Boon scores 200 v NZ at cricket WACA
  • 1990 78th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 50-11
  • 1990 NFL's NY Giants & SF 49ers after winning their 1st 10 games both
  • 1990 India bowl the Sri Lankan cricket team out for 82; Venkatapathy Raju (I) takes 6-12 off 17.5 overs
  • 2000 12th Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats New Zealand 40-12
  • 2001 89th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 27-19
  • 2007 95th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan Roughriders defeats Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 23-19
  • 2012 100th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 35-22

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2012 63rd Formula One WDC: Sebastian Vettel wins by three points

Formula 1 Driver Sebastian Vettel
Formula 1 Driver
Sebastian Vettel

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2014 Lionel Messi becomes the UEFA Champions League all-time top scorer

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi