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July 1915 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jul 18 Boston Braves start move from last place to become world series champs

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Jul 29 Pirate Honus Wagner at 41, hits a grand slam HR

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Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 5 John Woodruff, American athlete (Olympic gold 1936), born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)
  • Jul 17 Dorothy Poynton-Hill, American platform diver (Olympic gold 1932)
  • Jul 27 Jack Iverson, Australian cricket mystery spinner (late 40's), born in St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (d. 1973)