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The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Nov. 5-11

Ravens wide receiver Patrick Johnson catches a pass from Tony Banks in the first quarter behind Browns cornerback Daylon McCutcheon at Cleveland Browns Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 7, 1999.
Ravens wide receiver Patrick Johnson catches a pass from Tony Banks in the first quarter behind Browns cornerback Daylon McCutcheon at Cleveland Browns Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 7, 1999. (Karl Merton Ferron / Baltimore Sun)

Nov. 7, 1999: The Ravens crush the Browns, 41-9, in the first meeting of the teams in Cleveland since the original Browns moved to Baltimore for the 1996 season. Tony Banks throws a touchdown pass to Qadry Ismail and Rod Woodson returns an interception for a score as the Ravens win by the largest margin in franchise history.

Johns Hopkins' Jack Thomas in October 1970.
Johns Hopkins' Jack Thomas in October 1970. (Baltimore Sun file photo)

Nov. 11, 1972: Bill Nolan scores four touchdowns, tying a school record, as Johns Hopkins routs Dickinson, 55-20, at Homewood Field. Nolan’s scores include a 71-yard reverse and two receptions from quarterback Jack Thomas.

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Bullets guard Kevin Loughery in November 1963.
Bullets guard Kevin Loughery in November 1963. (Baltimore Sun file photo)

Nov. 9, 1968: Kevin Loughery’s 25-foot jump shot with two seconds left gives the Bullets a 109-107 NBA victory over the San Diego Rockets before an announced 10,915 screaming fans at the Civic Center. It’s Baltimore’s sixth consecutive win.

Kelso wins the 1964 Washington D.C. International.
Kelso wins the 1964 Washington D.C. International. (Baltimore Sun file photo)

Nov. 11, 1964: Kelso, a 7-year-old gelding, wins the 13th Washington D.C. International, a $150,000 event, by 4½ lengths at Laurel Race Course. It’s the 36th victory in 56 starts for Kelso, who’ll be named U.S. Horse of the Year for the fifth straight time.

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Pat Summerall in December 1958 at Yankee Stadium.
Pat Summerall in December 1958 at Yankee Stadium. (Harry Harris / Associated Press)

Nov. 9, 1958: A 28-yard field goal by Pat Summerall late in the game leads the New York Giants past the Colts, 24-21, before an announced 71,163 at Yankee Stadium. It’s the first loss for Baltimore (6-1), which will get revenge in the NFL title game.

Navy All-American Slade Cutter.
Navy All-American Slade Cutter. (Baltimore Sun file photo)

Nov. 10, 1934: Undefeated Navy edges Notre Dame, 10-6, at Municipal Stadium in Cleveland. Buzz Borries passes for a touchdown and Slade Cutter kicks a 19-yard field goal for the Midshipmen, who outrush the Irish, 206 yards to 47.

Nov. 9, 1917: At Camp Meade, soldiers bound for the war in Europe are being taught to box. “A fellow who can send a punch to a Hun’s jaw and send him down is going to have a big advantage,” The Sun reports.

Nov. 11, 1910: Playing the second half in a blinding snowstorm, the Mount St. Mary’s football team defeats Lebanon Valley, 62-0, in Emmitsburg.

Ravens wide receiver Derrick Alexander runs past Seattle Seahawks cornerback Fred Thomas in the third quarter at Memorial Stadium on Dec. 7, 1997, in a 31-24 win.
Ravens wide receiver Derrick Alexander runs past Seattle Seahawks cornerback Fred Thomas in the third quarter at Memorial Stadium on Dec. 7, 1997, in a 31-24 win. (Karl Merton Ferron / Baltimore Sun photo)

Birthday

Nov. 6, 1971: Derrick Alexander, former wide receiver for the Ravens who, in two years here (1996-1997), caught 127 passes for 2,108 yards and 18 touchdowns.

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