1929 November

4th  The White Sox sign Smead Jolley, the 1928 PCL Triple Crown winner from the SF Seals. The Sox pay the Seals a reported $50,000 plus two players to be named for the good hit/poor field outfielder.

16th Ernie Nevers plays in the NFL’s first night game, at Kinsley Park in Providence. Floodlights 20 feet above the ground illuminate the field and the game ball is painted white. Nevers runs for one touchdown, passes for another, and kicks a field goal in the game.

14th  The Braves send OF George Harper, P Art Delaney, and cash to Los Angeles (PCL) for OF Wally Berger.

28th Playing for the Chicago Cardinals, Ernie Nevers scores all of his team’s points in a 40-6 Thanksgiving Day victory over the Bears, still the NFL record for a single game. On the 24th, he scored all of the points in a 19-0 win over Dayton. Nevers last pitched for the Browns in May 1928.