On This Day

December 1892 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Dec 16 Commencement of 1st Sheffield Shield cricket game, SA v NSW
  • Dec 27 N C Biddle beats Livingston 4-0 in 1st black college football game

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 1 Charlie Bachman, American College Football Hall of Fame guard and coach (Notre Dame, Florida, Michigan State), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1985)
  • Dec 17 Sam Barry, American basketball coach (d. 1950)

Person of interestWalter Hagen

Dec 21 Walter Hagen, American golfer (11 major titles, US Open 1914, 19), born in Rochester, New York (d. 1969)

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