February 1917 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 24 Red Sox sell Smokey Joe Wood, his arm dead at 26, to Cleve for $15,000

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 22 Jack Robertson, cricketer (superb England batsman only played 11 Tests)
  • Feb 28 Hans Deutgen, Swedish world champion archer

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 9 Francis Allan, cricket bowler (lefty in 1879 Aust-Eng Test), dies