August 1890 in Sport

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Events in Sport

  • 6th Denton True "Cy" Young pitches and wins his 1st major league baseball game
  • 25th Would be start of England/Australia Test Cricket at Old Trafford washed out
  • 27th 10th U.S. Men's National Championship: Oliver Campbell beats Henry Slocum (6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1)

Birthdays in Sport

  • 4th Dolf Luque, Cuban baseball player (d. 1957)
  • 24th Duke Kahanamoku, Hawaii, swimmer (Olympics-3 gold/2 silver-12, 20, 24)
  • 26th Tommy Andrews, cricketer (NSW & Aussie player of the 1920's)