On This Day

December 1902 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Dec 2 Dutch soccer club Be Quick - later Go Ahead, forms in Deventer; suffix 'Eagles' added in 1971

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 1 Red Badgro, American Pro Football Hall of Fame end and coach (NY Giants) and baseball outfielder (NY Yankees), born in Orillia, Washington (d. 1998)
  • Dec 7 Janardan Navle, Indian cricketer (India's 1st Test wicket-keeper), born in Fulgaon, Maharashtra, India (d. 1979)
  • Dec 14 Billy Burke, American golfer (US Open 1931), born in Naugatuck, Connecticut (d. 1972)
  • Dec 29 Nels Stewart, Canadian hockey player, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1957)