September 1885 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Sep 12 Highest score (35) recorded in any 1st-class soccer match is set
  • Sep 16 5th America's Cup: Puritan (NY Yacht Club) beats Genesta (Royal Yacht Squadron, Isle of Wight, UK) by 1:38 for 2-0 series win

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 4 Dimitrios Loundras, Greek gymnast, born in Athens, Greece (d. 1971)
  • Sep 28 Wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905)