February 1920 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 1 Soccer team Quick Boys forms
  • Feb 9 Joint Rules Com bans foreign substances & alterations to baseballs
  • Feb 10 Baseball outlaws all pitches involving tampering with ball
  • Feb 13 National Negro Baseball League organizes

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 3 Stan Ockers, Belgian cyclist (Tour de France 1955, 56)
  • Feb 3 Tony Gaze, Australian racing driver
  • Feb 8 Buddy Blattner, baseball player
  • Feb 26 A W [Rie] Kuiper-Mastenbroek, Neth, swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1936)
  • Feb 26 Danny Gardella, American baseball player (d. 2005)
  • Feb 27 Reg Simpson, cricketer (prolific England opener 1948-55), (d. 2013)