February 1928 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Feb 11 2nd Winter Olympic games opens in St Moritz, Switzerland
  • Feb 19 2nd Winter Olympic games close at St Moritz, Switzerland

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 3 C V Gadkari, cricketer (Indian batsman in 6 Tests 1953-55)
  • Feb 7 Alphonse "Al" Smith [Fuzzy Smith], American MLB outfielder and third baseman (Cleveland Indians), born in Kirkwood, Missouri (d. 2002)
  • Feb 11 Gerry Alexander, cricket wicketkeeper (WI of 50s & 60s)
  • Feb 18 Jim McElreath, auto racer (1970 Ontario 500)
  • Feb 18 Tom Johnson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Feb 20 Elroy Face, baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Feb 26 Everton Weekes, cricketer (one of the 3 W's)

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 1 Hughie Jennings, American baseball player and manager (b. 1869)