On This Day

December 1903 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 6 Tony Lazzeri, American baseball player, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1946)
  • 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, cricket player/ump (1884-85 Ashes series), dies