July 1911 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 3 Ty Cobb hits in his 40th straight game. Does not get a hit next day

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Jul 4 White Sox Ed Walsh stops Ty Cobb's 40-game hitting streak as Cobb goes 0 for 4
  • Jul 7 28th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats Dora Boothby (6-0 6-0)
  • Jul 8 35th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Anthony Wilding beats H Roper-Barrett (6-4 4-6 2-6 6-2)
  • Jul 20 Boston Red Sox Smokey Joe Wood no-hits St Louis Browns, 5-0
  • Jul 29 Boston Red Sox Joe Wood no-hits St Louis Browns, 5-0
  • Jul 30 9th Tour de France won by Gustave Garrigou of France

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 3 Joe Hardstaff Jr, cricketer (son of Joseph, 23 Tests for England)
  • Jul 8 Ken Farnes, cricket bowler (fast England in pre-WW II years)
  • Jul 17 Ted Anderson, English footballer (d. 1979)
  • Jul 20 Baqa Jilani, Indian cricket fast bowler (Test 1936)
  • Jul 28 Gerhard Stoeck, German javelin thrower (Olympic gold 1936)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jul 31 Jack Edwards, cricketer (1888 Ashes tourist), dies