Birthdays in Sport in 1880

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Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 28 Herbert Strudwick, cricketer (England wicket-keeper before & after WWI)
  • Feb 16 Frank Burke, American baseball player (d. 1946)
  • Mar 1 Julian Myrick, promoter of junior tennis
  • Mar 10 Michael Jacobs, American boxing promoter, born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 12 Nikolaos Georgantas, Greek discus thrower (d. 1958)
  • Mar 22 Ernie Quigley, Canadian-American sports official (d. 1960)
  • Apr 18 Sam Crawford, baseball player (d. 1968)
  • Jun 29 Harry Frazee, American MLB team owner (Boston Red Sox), born in Peoria, Illinois (d. 1929)
  • Jul 4 George Mullin, American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers-no-hitter on 7/4/1912), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1944)
  • Jul 24 Kristian Hellström, Swedish athlete, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1946)
  • Jul 27 Joe Tinker, American professional baseball player and manager, born in Muscotah, Kansas (d. 1948)
  • Jul 27 Jack Doscher, American baseball pitcher (1st son of a major leaguer to play MLB), born in Troy, New York (d. 1971)
  • Aug 12 Christy Mathewson, HOF baseball pitcher (Won 37 in 1908)
  • Aug 17 Percy Sherwell, cricketer (great South African batsman-keeper-captain)
  • Sep 14 Archie Hahn, American sprinter, born in Dodgeville, Wisconsin (d. 1955)
  • Oct 22 Joe Carr, Ohio, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39)
  • Nov 1 Grantland Rice, sportswriter (NY Her Trib 1914-30, Colliers 1925-37)
  • Nov 3 Edmond Barrett, heavyweight wrestler (Olympic bronze 1908)
  • Nov 20 George McBride, American MLB shortstop/manager (AL fielding leader 1912-15), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1973)
  • Dec 11 Frank Tarrant, Australian cricketer (d. 1951)
  • Dec 31 Fred Beebe, American baseball player (d. 1957)