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August 12, 1880 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Christy Mathewson, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (World Series 1905, 21; Triple Crown 1905, 08; NL wins leader 1905, 07, 08, 10; 2 x no-hitters; NY Giants), born in Factoryville, Pennsylvania (d. 1925)
1880 in Sport