At Russell Athletic we’re sports fanatics. We play them. We watch them. We live them. It’s why the word “Athletic” is in our name, and why making high-performance sports clothing is our passion.
We also have a passion for the history of sports. Many exciting moments have happened on November 25. Below is a list of some of those moments, and the athletes that made them happen. Let them inspire you to make some athletic history of your own. If you’ve got the heart, we’ve got the gear. Check out our full line of sports apparel for men at Russell Athletic online store. Together We R.
November 25 Highlights
1908 – Italian Dorando Pietri beats American Johnny Hayes by 60 yards in Madison Square Garden Marathon.
1930 – Bill Terry and Joe Cronin win the National League and American League MVPs, respectively.
1941 – At 24 years old, Lou Boudreau becomes Cleveland Indians player/manager
1949 – Ted Williams earns the American League MVP
1985 – White Sox shortstop Ozzie Guillen named America League Rookie of the Year.
1961 – Bob Cousy becomes 2nd player to score 15,000 points in the NBA.
1980 – Sugar Ray Leonard takes back the WBC welterweight championship
1983 – Larry Holmes TKOs Marvis Frazier in one round to win the heavyweight boxing title.
1911 – University of Toronto wins the 3rd CFL Championship (Grey Cup) over the Toronto Argonauts.
1944 – Montreal HMCS win the 32nd CFL Championship (Grey Cup) over the Hamilton Flying Wildcats.
1951 – Cleveland Browns earn 209 yards in penalties (an NFL record) against Chicago Bears.
1950 – Toronto Argonauts win the 38th CFL Championship (Grey Cup) over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
1952 – NFL’s Dallas Texans beats the Chicago Bears 27-23 in their only win ever.
1973 – Ottawa Rough Riders win the 61st CFL Championship (Grey Cup) over the Edmonton Eskimos.
1979 – Edmonton Eskimos win the 67th CFL Championship (Grey Cup) over the Montreal Alouettes.
1990 -: Winnipeg Blue Bombers win 78th CFL Championship (Grey Cup) over the Edmonton Eskimos.
1990 – Both the San Francisco 49ers and New York Giants lose, ending a 10-0 start for each team.
1953 – Hungary devours England 6-3