On This Day

February 1887 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 14 Cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Boston for record $10,000
  • Feb 26 George Lohmann took 1st 8-wkt haul in test cricket, 8-35 at SCG

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 9 Henry Zimmerman, baseball player (1912-batted .372 with 14 HRs)
  • Feb 21 Savielly [Xavier] G Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player
  • Feb 26 Grover Cleveland Alexander, HOF baseball pitcher (Phillies, Cubs)