Events in Sport on December 7

  • 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

Hall of fameHall of Fame

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 5th SEC Championship Game: #4 Florida beats #11 Alabama, 45-30
  • 1996 1st Big 12 Championship Game: Texas beats #3 Nebraska, 37-27
  • 1997 Amy Fruhwirth & Clarence Rose win LPGA J C Penney Classic
  • 2002 11th SEC Championship Game: #4 Georgia beats #22 Arkansas, 30-3
  • 2013 22nd SEC Championship Game: #3 Auburn beats #5 Missouri, 59-42
  • 2013 9th ACC Championship Game: #1 Florida State beats #20 Duke, 45-7