1848 in Sport

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Events in Sport

  • Mar 1 10th Grand National: Capt. Josey Little aboard Chandler wins
  • Sep 18 Baseball rules 1st baseman can tag base for out instead of runner

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 18 Nathaniel Herreshoff, America Cup yacht designer
  • Apr 9 Francis MacKinnon, English cricketer (later the 35th Mackinnon of Mackinnon), born in Paddington, London (d. 1947)

Person of interestW. G. Grace

Jul 18 W. G. Grace, Victorian England's greatest cricketer, born in Downend, Bristol, England (d. 1915)

Cricketer W. G. Grace
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W. G. Grace
  • Oct 17 William "Candy" Cummings, American baseball player credited with creating the curveball, born in Ware, Massachusetts (d. 1924)
  • Dec 12 William Vanderbilt, yachtsman (donated Vanderbilt Cup)

Deaths in Sport

  • May 11 Tom Cribb, English boxer (b. 1781)