On This Day

October 30, 1871 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Philadelphia Athletics beat Chicago for 1st National Association baseball pennant

Birthdays in Sport

  • Buck Freeman, American baseball outfielder (World Series 1903; HR leader 1899, 1903; AL RBI leader 1902, 03; Boston Americans), born in Catasauqua, Pennsylvania (d. 1949)