December 1903 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Dec 14 England cricket batsman R. E. Foster completes 287 on debut in 1st Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground

Birthdays in Sport

Tony LazzeriTony Lazzeri (1903-1946)

Dec 6 American Baseball HOF second baseman (World Series x 5; only player to complete natural cycle with grand slam; NY Yankees), born in San Francisco, California

  • Dec 15 Tamanishiki San'emon, Japanese sumo wrestler (32nd yokozuna; winner 9 top division yūshō), born in Kōchi, Japan (d. 1938)

Deaths in Sport

  • Dec 11 Patrick McShane, Australian cricket player and umpire (1884-85 Ashes series), dies at 45