December 1856 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 7 Wilfred Flowers, English cricket all-rounder (8 Tests; Nottinghamshire CCC), born in Calverton, Nottinghamshire (d. 1926)
  • Dec 25 James "Pud" Galvin, American Baseball HOF pitcher (MLB's first 300-game winner; no-hitters 1880, 84; Buffalo Bisons), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1902)