July 1925 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jul 1 NY Giant Hack Wilson hits 2 HRs in 3rd inning beating Phillies, 16-7
  • Jul 3 38th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats Joan Fry (6-2 6-0)
  • Jul 4 45th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rene Lacoste beats J 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 10 Dorothea Hochletiner, Austrian giant slalom (Olympic bronze 1956)
  • Jul 18 George Doggart, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1950)/MCC pres
  • Jul 18 Shirley Strickland de la Hunty, Australia, 100m dash (Olympic bronze 1948)
  • Jul 23 Pierre Baugniet, Belgian pairs ice skater (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Jul 25 Alistair Taylor, cricketer (one Test as opening bat for South Africa 1956)

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, Filipino world boxing champion (b. 1901)
  • Jul 26 Antonio Ascari, Italian racing driver (b. 1888)