On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in November 1880

  • Nov 1 Grantland Rice, American sportswriter (New York Herald Tribune 1914-30, Colliers 1925-37), born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee (d. 1954)
  • Nov 3 Edward Barrett, Irish heavyweight wrestler and all-round sportsman (Olympic gold tug-of-war 1908), born in Ballyduff, County Kerry (d. 1932)
  • Nov 20 George McBride, American MLB shortstop and manager (AL fielding leader 1912-15), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1973)