On This Day

November 1873 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 4 Bobby Wallace, Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop, pitcher, manager, umpire and scout (St. Louis Browns), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1960)

Person of interestTeddy Flack

Nov 5 edwin flack, Australian athlete, (Olympic gold 800m, 1500m 1896), born in London, England (d. 1935)

Olympic Runner Teddy Flack
Olympic Runner
Teddy Flack
  • Nov 22 Johnny Tyldesley, English cricketer (brother of Ernest, 1661 runs in 31 Tests for England), born in Worsley, Lancashire, England (d. 1930)
  • Nov 26 Fred Herd, Scottish golfer (US Open 1898), born in St. Andrews, Scotland (d. 1954)