On This Day

February 9, 1916 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • NL votes down a proposal by Giants, Braves, & Cubs to increase club player limit from 21 to 22 (The Reds want to decrease to 20)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Tex Hughson, American baseball player (d. 1993)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jack Barrett, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1890), dies