Year 1930 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jul 13 1st-ever football World Cup competition begins in Uruguay
  • Jul 30 1st FIFA World Cup Final, Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay: Uruguay beats Argentina, 4-2 in the inaugural event
  • Dec 12 Baseball Rules Committee greatly revises the rule book, ball bouncing into stands not a HR, now a double
  • Dec 16 Golfer Bobby Jones is the first to win the James E. Sullivan Award (best US amateur athlete)
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