Events in Sport on November 27

  • 1870 The New York Times dubs baseball "The National Game"
  • 1940 6th Heisman Trophy Award: Tom Harmon, Michigan (HB)

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1941 Joe DiMaggio is named AL MVP

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • 1943 31st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Flying Wildcats defeat Winn Bombers, 23-14
  • 1946 English soccer team beats Netherlands, 8-2
  • 1947 Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Ted Williams by 1 vote
  • 1948 36th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 12-7
  • 1950 Red Sox sign shortstop Lou Boudreau as a player to 2-year contract
  • 1953 Indians 3rd baseman Al Rosen is unanimously named AL's MVP
  • 1954 42nd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 26-25
  • 1954 19th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 28-0 in Birmingham
  • 1956 1957 NFL Draft: Paul Hornung from University of Notre Dame first pick by Green Bay Packers

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1960 Gordie Howe becomes 1st NHLer to score 1,000 points

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • 1960 Trailing 38-7 late in 3rd quarter, Buffalo Bills tie Broncos at 38-38
  • 1961 Gordie Howe becomes 1st to play in 1,000 NHL games
  • 1965 53rd CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat Winn Blue Bombers, 22-16
  • 1965 1966 NFL Draft: Tommy Nobis from University of Texas first pick by Atlanta Falcons
  • 1965 30th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 30-3 in Birmingham

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1966 LPGA Titleholders Championship, Augusta CC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 2 shots from Judy Kimball

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • 1966 In highest-scoring NFL game, Wash Redskins defeat NY Giants 72-41
  • 1970 Test Cricket debut of Rodney "Iron Gloves" Marsh v England, Brisbane
  • 1971 36th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 31-7 in Birmingham
  • 1974 Cardinals outfielder Bake McBride wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 1975 Red Sox's Fred Lynn is 1st rookie to win MVP (AL)
  • 1976 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Colgate-Far East Golf Championship
  • 1976 41st Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 38-7 in Birmingham
  • 1977 65th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 41-6
  • 1979 1st day-night one-day cricket international, Australia v WI at SCG
  • 1982 5th time Rangers shut-out Islanders 3-0
  • 1982 Kepler Wessels scores century in 1st Test Cricket (162 v England)
  • 1982 47th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 23-22 in Birmingham, Auburn's first win in the series in 10 years
  • 1983 71st CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats BC Lions, 18-17
  • 1987 52nd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 10-0 in Birmingham
  • 1988 76th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats BC Lions, 22-21
  • 1993 Boon completes his 18th Test Cricket century (106 v NZ, Hobart)
  • 1993 India defeat West Indies in Bengal Jubilee Cricket Final, Kumble 6-12
  • 1994 82nd CFL Grey Cup: British Columbia Lions defeat Balt Stallions, 26-23
  • 1997 Lions' Barry Sanders becomes NFL's 2nd all-time rusher
  • 2004 New Zealand's All Blacks thump Six Nations Rugby Union Champions France 45-6 in Paris
  • 2005 93rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 38-35
  • 2009 74th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 26-21 in Auburn
  • 2011 99th CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 34-23

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2011 62nd Formula One WDC: Sebastian Vettel wins by 122 points

Formula 1 Driver Sebastian Vettel
Formula 1 Driver
Sebastian Vettel

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2013 Tiger Woods is named PGA Tour's player of the year for the 11th time

Golfer Tiger Woods
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Tiger Woods
  • 2014 Stephanie Gilmore wins her 6th women's world surfing title
  • 2014 Cricketer Phillip Hughes dies two days after being struck on the head by a bouncer
  • 2016 Nico Rosberg clinches the F1 World Driver's Championship at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix