On This Day

July 1880 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jul 15 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Reigning champion John Hartley beats Herbert Lawford 6-2, 6-3, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 4 George Mullin, American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers-no-hitter on 7/4/1912), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1944)
  • Jul 24 Kristian Hellström, Swedish athlete, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1946)
  • Jul 27 Joe Tinker, American professional baseball player and manager, born in Muscotah, Kansas (d. 1948)
  • Jul 27 Jack Doscher, American baseball pitcher (1st son of a major leaguer to play MLB), born in Troy, New York (d. 1971)