This Day In Sport – November 21

They say we should use this time to learn something new – so we thought we’d offer up a history lesson free of charge!

We’re going to be recapping all the important sporting moments each and every day on the Ladbrokes Blog.

So if it’s AFL, NRL, Basketball, Cricket, Golf or even Wrestling, be sure to return each morning as we take a trip back through the history books to relive some of the great and important sporting moments in This Day In Sport!

1992 – YOUTUBE GOLD! Channel 7 Sports News Bulletin

We’ve gone down the YouTube rabbit hole and found a Channel 7 Brisbane news bulletin from Saturday, November 21 1992!

Presented by iconic journalist Pat Welsh the news topics feature

  • Golf highlights from the Australian Masters and the Greg Norman “Shark Shootout” in California
  • Rain saves the day for Queensland in the Sheffield Shield as Merv Hughes snared three quick wickets for Victoria at the Junction Oval.
  • Rain also played havoc with the Shield match in the SA v Tasmania Sheild game in Adelaide.
  • Playing for New South Wales, Mark Waugh dominated with a 200 run double-century in a tour match against the West Indies at the SCG.
  • In Rugby Union, Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer’s gamble to include Garrick Morgan in the team against Wales replacing the injured John Eales.
  • Diego won the Queensland Cup at Eagle Farm that day ridden by Brian York. In Melbourne, Frar won the Eclipse Stakes at Cualfield.

1934 – DiMaggio Joins Yankees

The New York Yankees recived an upstart 19 year-old outfielder by the name of Joe DiMaggio, from the San Francisco Seals for 5 players and $40,000 cash.

DiMaggio would remain with the Seals for the 1935 season and as a rookie with the Yankees the following year would hit .323 with 206 hits, 29 homers, 132 runs and 125 RBI – playing a vital role in the first of their 4 conseutive World Series wins.

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