On This Day

January 1890 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 7 Maurice McLoughlin, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1912-13), born in Carson City, Nevada (d. 1957)
  • Jan 10 Arthur O'Hara Wood, Australian tennis player (Australasian C'ship 1913), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 1918)
  • Jan 11 Max Carey, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (World Series 1925; 10 × NL stolen base leader; Pittsburgh Pirates, Brooklyn Robins) and manager (Brooklyn Dodgers), born in Terre Haute, Indiana (d. 1976)
  • Jan 15 Tommy Fleming, American soccer player (d. 1965)