On This Day

December 1870 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 10 Tom McKibbin, Australian cricket spin bowler (5 Tests, 17 wickets; NSW CA), born in Bathurst, Australia (d. 1939)
  • Dec 31 Tom Connolly, American Baseball HOF umpire (AL-record 8 x World Series), born in Manchester, England (d. 1961)