On This Day

November 1887 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Nov 5 Ottawa College (ORFU) defeats Montreal Football Club (QRFU) 10-5 to win the Dominion championship

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 3 Nat Fleischer, American boxing writer (established Ring Magazine), born in New York City, NY (d. 1972)

Person of interestWalter Johnson

Nov 6 Walter Johnson, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (3x Triple Crown of Pitching; World Series, 1924; AL MVP, 1913, 1924; Washington Senators), born in Humboldt, Kansas (d. 1946)

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson

Weddings in Sport

LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 2 Baseball legend Connie Mack (24) weds Margaret Hogan

Baseball Legend Connie Mack
Baseball Legend
Connie Mack