Events in Sport on 7th December

  • 1907 Eugene Corri becomes 1st referee in a boxing ring

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1929 Bradman scores 124 for Woodfull's XI against Ryder's XI 166 mins

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

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1929 Leo Diegel wins PGA golf tournament

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Leo Diegel
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Leo Diegel
  • 1930 13th PGA Championship: Tommy Armour at Fresh Meadows CC Flushing
  • 1931 Bradman scores 219 NSW v South Africa, 234 mins, 15 fours
  • 1935 CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat Ham Tigers, 18-12 at Hamilton

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1937 Red Sox acquire the contract of 19-year-old Ted Williams

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

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1939 Lou Gehrig, 36, is elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • 1940 28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 2): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 12-5
  • 1949 15th Heisman Trophy Award: Leon Hart, Notre Dame (E)
  • 1973 Orioles sell pitcher Eddie Watt to the Phillies
  • 1973 Phillies sell infielder-outfielder Cesar Tovar to the Texas Rangers

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1975 Pat Bradley wins Colgate-Far East Ladies Tournament Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley

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1978 Islander's Mike Bossy's 1st career hat trick

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy
  • 1980 69th Davis Cup: Czechoslovakia beats Italy in Prague (4-1)
  • 1984 Allan Border's 1st Test Cricket match as captain (v WI Adelaide)
  • 1985 51st Heisman Trophy Award: Bo Jackson, Auburn (RB)
  • 1986 Juli Inkster/Tom Purtzer wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • 1988 NY Islanders fire Simpson, Arbour new coach

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1988 Rangers sign free-agent pitcher Nolan Ryan to a one-year contract

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • 1995 NBA settles strike of referees, refs to return on Dec 12
  • 1996 1st Big 12 Championship Game: Texas beats #3 Nebraska, 37-27
  • 1996 5th SEC Championship Game: #4 Florida beats #11 Alabama, 45-30
  • 1997 Amy Fruhwirth & Clarence Rose win LPGA J C Penney Classic
  • 2002 11th SEC Championship Game: #4 Georgia beats #22 Arkansas, 30-3
  • 2013 9th ACC Championship Game: #1 Florida State beats #20 Duke, 45-7
  • 2013 22nd SEC Championship Game: #3 Auburn beats #5 Missouri, 59-42