On This Day

December 1915 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Dec 22 Organized baseball and Federal League sign a peace treaty at Cincinnati; Federal Baseball League dissolves

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 9 Colin McCool, Australian cricketer (Australian leg-spin all rounder late 40s), born in Paddington, New South Wales, Australia (d. 1986)
  • Dec 18 Dario Mangiarotti, Italian fencer (1 Olympic gold, 2 silver 1948, 52), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2010)
  • Dec 27 Gyula Zsengellér, Hungarian footballer (d. 1999)
  • Dec 29 Bill Osmanski, American football player & coach, born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1996)

Deaths in Sport

  • Dec 29 Tom Shevlin, American College Football Hall of Fame end (Yale - Consensus All-American 1902, 04, 05; National C'ship 1902, 05), dies of pneumonia at 32