February 1920 in Sport

Events in Sport

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

Birthdays in Sport

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