July 1925 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jul 4 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen of France takes her 6th Wimbledon singles title with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Briton Joan Fry
  • Jul 4 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: In an all-French final Rene Lacoste beats Jean Borotra 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 8-6
  • Jul 19 19th Tour de France won by Ottavio Bottecchia of Italy

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 22 Yankees purchase infielder Leo Durocher

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 23 NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits his 1st of 23 career grand slammers

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 1 Frank Lowson, England cricket Test batsman (7 Tests), born in Bradford, England (d. 1984)
  • Jul 1 Art McNally, American sports referee (NFL Head of Officiating 1968-91), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 10 Dorothea Hochleitner, Austrian giant slalom (Olympic bronze 1956), born in Bad Gastein, Austria (d. 2012)
  • Jul 18 Hubert Doggart, English cricketer (2 Tests for England 1950), born in Earl's Court, London (d. 2018)
  • Jul 18 Shirley Strickland de la Hunty, Australian 100m dash (Olympic bronze 1948), born in Guildford, Australia (d. 2004)
  • Jul 23 Pierre Baugniet, Belgian pairs ice skater (Olympic gold 1948), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1981)
  • Jul 25 Alistair Taylor, South African cricketer (one Test as opening bat for South Africa 1956), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal (d. 2004)

Person of interestTed Lindsay

Jul 29 Ted Lindsay, Canadian hockey player (Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks), born in Renfrew, Ontario

NHL Star Ted Lindsay
NHL Star
Ted Lindsay

Deaths in Sport

  • Jul 14 Pancho Villa [Francisco Guilledo], Filipino world boxing champion, dies at 23
  • Jul 26 Antonio Ascari, Italian racing driver (b. 1888)