Birthdays in Sport in 1875

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Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 1 N F Druce, cricketer (5 Tests for England v Australia 1897-98)
  • Jan 7 Thomas Hicks, English/US marathon runner: (Olympic gold 1904)
  • Jan 7 Gustav Flatow, German gymnast (d. 1945)
  • Jan 15 Tom Burke, American runner (d. 1929)
  • Mar 9 Evelyn Sears, American tennis player (US National 1907), born in Waltham, Massachusetts (d. 1966)

Person of interestJames J. Jeffries

Apr 15 James J. Jeffries, American heavyweight boxer, born in Carroll, Ohio (d. 1953)

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion James J. Jeffries
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
James J. Jeffries
  • Apr 27 Freddie Fane, British cricketer (Hobbs' 1st Test opening partner), born in Curragh Camp, County Kildare, Ireland (d. 1960)
  • May 4 Reggie Schwartz, South African cricketer (1st of great South African googlists), born in Lee, London (d. 1918)
  • Jul 15 Frank "Pop" Morgenweck, basketball hall of famer (elected 1962)
  • Oct 8 Laurence Doherty, British tennis player (6 Grand Slam singes titles), born in Wimbledon, England (d. 1919)
  • Oct 18 Len Braund, cricketer (great England all-rounder in 23 Tests 1901-08)
  • Dec 4 Joe Corbett, American baseball player, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1945)
  • Dec 25 Walter Lees, cricketer (Surrey pace bowler toured for Eng 1905-06)