Here are just some of the notable sports moments that happened on November 26:

1925 — Just weeks after leaving the University of Illinois, Red Grange made his pro football debut for the Chicago Bears against the Chicago Cardinals at Wrigley Field. (More info.)

1956 — American Rev. Bob Richards won his second Olympic gold medal in the pole vault at the Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. (More info.)

1975 — Fred Lynn of the Boston Red Sox won the American League's rookie of the year and most valuable player awards. (More info.)

1976 — Tony Dorsett of the University of Pittsburgh finished his regular-season college career as the then-NCAA's all-time leading rusher with 6,082 yards. (More info.)

1995 — Dan Marino of the Miami Dolphins set a new NFL record with his 343rd career touchdown pass. (More info.)

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