August 1887 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Aug 21 Mighty (Dan) Casey struck-out in a game with NY Giants
  • Aug 30 US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport R.I.: Richard Sears wins 7th straight US singles championship; beats Henry Slocum 6-1, 6-3, 6-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aug 2 Tommy Ward, South African cricket wicket-keeper (23 Tests), born in Rawalpindi, Pakistan (d. 1936)
  • Aug 6 Dudley Benjafield, British racing driver (d. 1957)
  • Aug 24 Harry Hooper, American baseball player, born in Bell Station, California (d. 1974)