Birthdays in Sport in 1889

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  • Jan 21 Bert Collins, cricketer (Aussie batsman in the post WW I years)
  • Jan 22 Henri PĂ©lissier, French cyclist (d. 1935)
  • Jan 31 F R Foster, cricketer (330 runs & 45 wickets for England)
  • Feb 5 Elias Henry "Patsy" Hendren, cricketer (prolific England bat of 20's)
  • Feb 5 Ernest Tyldesley, cricketer (1st Lancastrian to score 100 100's)
  • Mar 16 Reggie Walker, South African athlete (d. 1951)
  • Mar 24 Albert Hill, British athlete (d. 1969)
  • Apr 18 John Kilbane, American featherweight boxing champ (world title held 1912-23), born in Cleveland, Ohio (. 1957)
  • Apr 25 Charles Kelleway, Australian cricketer (great all-rounder of 1920's), born in Lismore, New South Wales (1944)
  • May 5 Herbie Taylor, cricketer (prolific South African pre- & post-WWI)
  • Jun 21 Ralph Craig, American athlete (d. 1972)
  • Jun 29 Willie MacFarlane, Scottish golfer (d. 1961)
  • Aug 8 Jack Ryder, cricketer (athletic Australian all-rounder & captain)
  • Aug 10 Irene Steer, England, 4 X 100m relay swimmers (Olympic gold 1912)
  • Aug 31 A Provost Idell, father of modern volleyball
  • Aug 31 Bombardier Billy Wells [William Thomas Wells], English heavyweight boxer (Lionsdale Belt, 1911), born in London, England (d. 1967)
  • Sep 20 Charles Reidpath, American athlete (d. 1975)
  • Sep 22 Hooks Dauss, American baseball player (d. 1963)
  • Sep 28 Jack Fournier, American baseball player (d. 1973)
  • Oct 4 John B Kelly, Olympic champion rower and father of Grace Kelly, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1960)
  • Oct 25 Smoky Joe Wood, American baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1985)
  • Nov 7 Lionel Tennyson, 3rd Baron Tennyson and cricketer (England batsman & captain), born in Westminster, London (d. 1951)
  • Nov 23 Harry Sunderland, Australian rugby league identity (d. 1964)
  • Dec 9 John P "Hannes" Kolehmainen, Finnish long-distance runner (Olympic gold 1912)