July 1892 in Sports History

Events in Sport

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

Jul 4 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Defending champion Wilfred Baddeley beats Joshua Pim 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-2

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Jul 7 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Bingley-Hillyard for a 4th time in a Wimbledon final 6-1, 6-1

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 18 Arthur Friedenreich, Brazilian football player, born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 1969)
  • Jul 19 Dick Irvin, Canadian Hockey HOF center (Chicago Black Hawks) and coach (Stanley Cup 1932 Toronto Maple Leafs; 1944, 46, 53 Montreal Canadiens), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (d. 1957)
  • Jul 22 Jack MacBryan, English cricket batsman (1 Test; Cambridge University CC, Somerset CCC) and field hockey player (Olympic gold GB & Ireland 1920), born in Box, England (d. 1983)
  • Jul 26 "Sad" Sam Jones, American baseball pitcher (no-hitter 1923; World Series 1918, 23; Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees), born in Woodsfield, Ohio (d. 1966)
  • Jul 30 Roy Park, Australian cricketer (one Test Aust v Eng 1920, out 1st ball), born in Charlton, Victoria (d. 1947)

Deaths in Sport

Alexander CartwrightAlexander Cartwright (1820-1892)

Jul 12 American Baseball HOF pioneer (recognised as inventor of modern baseball, "father of baseball"), dies at 72