August 1925 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 9 Only time Babe Ruth pinch-hit for, Bobby Veach flies out

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Aug 15 White Sox Dickie Kerr, 1st appearance since winning 2 world series games in 1919
  • Aug 21 BV Emmen soccer team forms

Sport awardTennis Open

Aug 24 39th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Wills Moody beats Kathleen McKane Godfree (3-6, 6-0, 6-2)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • Aug 29 After a night on the town, Babe Ruth shows up late for batting practice Miller Huggins suspends Ruth & slaps a $5,000 fine on him

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aug 2 John McCormack, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Aug 16 Willie Jones, American baseball player (d. 1983)
  • Aug 27 Ken Grieves, cricketer (NSW leg-spin all-rounder)

Deaths in Sport

  • Aug 3 William Bruce, cricketer (drowns 14 Tests for Australia 1885-95), dies