December 1892 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Dec 9 English football club Newcastle United founded
  • Dec 16 Commencement of 1st Sheffield Shield cricket game, SA v NSW
  • Dec 27 Biddle University beats Livingstone College 5-0 in 1st black college football game, in Salisbury, North Carolina

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 collegiate basketball, football and baseball coach (University of Southern California, 1929-50), born in Aberdeen, South Dakota (d. 1950)

Walter HagenWalter Hagen (1892-1969)

Dec 21 American golfer (11 major titles, US Open 1914, 19), born in Rochester, New York