On This Day

December 1900 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 20 Gabby Hartnett, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher (MLB All Star 1933–38; NL MVP 1935; Chicago Cubs) and manager (Chicago Cubs), born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island (d. 1972)
  • Dec 25 W L "Tich" Cornford, English cricket wicketkeeper (4 Tests, 8 dismissals; Sussex CCC), born in Hurst Green, England (d. 1964)
  • Dec 27 Hans Stuck, German race car driver (d. 1978)