Events in Sport on November 9

  • 1907 Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club 1st game, loses to Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club 26-5 at Edmonton Exhibition Grounds
  • 1950 Phillies skipper Eddie Sawyer selected as Manager of Year
  • 1950 White Sox release Luke Appling, who had been a Sox since 1930
  • 1953 Supreme Court rules Major League baseball exempt from anti-trust laws
  • 1961 PGA eliminates caucasians only rule
  • 1965 1st NY Knick game postponed (black-out) vs St Louis

Sports History

1965 Willie Mays named NL MVP

  • 1976 Oakland A's release Billy Williams, ending his Hall of Fame baseball career
  • 1978 North American Soccer League (NASL) realigns its 24 teams into 6 divisions
  • 1982 Brewers' Robin Yount wins AL MVP unanimously

Sports History

1982 Sugar Ray Leonard retires for 1st time

  • 1984 1st-class cricket debut for Brian McMillan, Transvaal B v N Tvl B

Boxing Title Fight

1984 Larry Holmes TKOs Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

  • 1984 Most shots in a NY Islander game (88 - Isles 45, NY Rangers 43)

Sports History

1985 Richard Hadlee takes 9-52 New Zealand v Australia at the Gabba

Garry Kasparov Becomes World Chess Champion

1985 Russia's Garry Kasparov (22) becomes the youngest ever World Chess Champion, with a 13-11 win over fellow countryman Anatoly Karpov

  • 1988 MLB All-Star team beat Japan 8-2 in Nishinomya, (Game 4 of 7)
  • 1991 Houston's Roman Anderson is 1st NCAA to kick 400 pts
  • 1996 8th College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 48-21 in Chestnut Hill

Boxing Title Fight

1996 Evander Holyfield upsets Mike Tyson in 11th-round knockout in Las Vegas to regain WBA heavyweight boxing title; second boxer, after Muhammad Ali, to win a heavyweight title 3 times

Sports History

2008 American tennis star Venus Williams wins her first career year-ending title; beats Russian Vera Zvonareva 6–7, 6–0, 6–2 in the WTA Tour Championship final at Doha, Qatar

Federation Cup

2014 Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Prague, Czech Republic: Home favourite Petra Kvitová beats Germany's Angelique Kerber 7-6, 4-6, 6-4 for an unassailable 3-0 lead (ends 3-1) and an 8th title for the Czechs

  • 2015 World Anti-Doping Agency commission report recommends Russian Federation be banned from athletics competitions for running a "state-supported" doping programme

Sports History

2019 Last segment of "Coach's Corner with Don Cherry and Ron MacLean airs after 37 years in Canada

Sports History

2019 YouTubers KSI and Logan Paul's second boxing match; KSI wins by split decision

  • 2021 105 year old Julia Hawkins sets world record as first woman and first American her age to run 100 meters Louisiana Senior Olympic Games [1]