December 1932 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Dec 2 Australia ends Day 1 of controversial 'Bodyline' cricket series v England at 290/6 in Sydney; Stan McCabe 127no (finishes at 187no); notorious England fast bowler Harold Larwood takes 4 wickets; England wins by 10 wickets
  • Dec 3 CFL Grey Cup, AAA Grounds, Hamilton: Hamilton Tigers defeat Regina Roughriders, 25-6 for their 5th Championship
  • Dec 18 1st NFL playoff game; Chicago Bears beat Portsmouth Spartans 9-0 indoors at Chicago Stadium due to blizzard
  • Dec 21 Giants sign former outfielder Billy Southworth as a coach

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 30 Bradman out for a duck v England at cricket MCG

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestBob Pettit

Dec 12 Robert Pettit, American NBA star (Milwaukee/St. Louis Hawks/1959 MVP), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

NBA Forward Bob Pettit
NBA Forward
Bob Pettit
  • Dec 22 Joe Clark, WLAF off coordinator coach (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 22 Phil Woosnam, Welsh footballer (17 Caps) and manager, born in Powys, Wales (d. 2013)
  • Dec 24 Colin Cowdrey, England cricket batsman (114 Tests, 7,624 runs @ 44.06), born in Udagamandalam, India (d. 2000)
  • Dec 25 Peter John Swales, football club chairman

Deaths in Sport

  • Dec 28 John Blackham, cricketer (35 Tests as Aust WK, caught 37), dies