July 1911 in Sport

Events in Sport


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Jul 2 Detroit Tigers legend Ty Cobb hits in his 40th straight game in 14-6 rout of Cleveland. Streak ends next game

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Jul 4 Chicago White Sox pitcher Ed Walsh halts Ty Cobb's 40-game hitting streak as Cobb goes 0 for 4
  • Jul 8 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers becomes first player not to concede a game in a final beating Dora Boothby 6-0, 6-0
  • Jul 8 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Anthony Wilding of New Zealand wins 2nd of 4 consecutive Wimbledon singles titles beating Herbert Roper-Barrett 6-4, 4-6, 2-6 ,6-2 ret
  • 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., English cricketer (son of Joseph, 23 Tests for England), born in Nuncargate, Nottinghamshire (d. 1990)
  • Jul 8 Ken Farnes, cricket bowler (fast England in pre-WW II years)
  • Jul 17 Ted Anderson, English footballer (d. 1979)
  • Jul 28 Gerhard Stoeck, German javelin thrower (Olympic gold 1936)

Deaths in Sport

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