February 1925 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 10 AL decides to alternate leagues for game 1 of World Series each year
  • Feb 27 Test Cricket debut of Clarrie Grimmett, who took 5-45 & 6-37 v England
  • Feb 28 Longest win streak in Toronto Maple Leaf history (9 games)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 8 Raimondo d'Inzeo, It, equestrian (Oly-gold/2 silver/3 bronze-1948-76)
  • Feb 9 Vic Wertz, baseball player
  • Feb 19 Leslie Laing, Linstead Jamaica, 4X400m relayer (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Feb 21 Jack Ramsay, NBA coach ( Portland Trail Blazers, 1977 NBA Champions), (d. 2014)
  • Feb 23 Ian Smith, South African cricket leg-spinner (1947-58) who averaged 64.08, born in Durban, South Africa (d. 2015)
  • Feb 26 Everton Weekes, West Indian cricket player

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 7 Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (29) weds actress Estelle Taylor (30)

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Feb 2 Jaap Eden, Dutch world champion cyclist and speed skater, dies at 51

Cyclist and Speed Skater Jaap Eden
Cyclist and Speed Skater
Jaap Eden