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February 1, 1884 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bradbury Robinson Jr., American football pioneer who threw first legal forward pass in the history of American football in 1906, born in Bellevue, Ohio (d. 1949)
  • Rosey Rowswell, American MLB broadcaster (Pittsburgh Prates 1936-54), born in Alton, Illinois (d. 1955)
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