December 1935 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Dec 7 23rd CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue bombers defeats Hamilton Tiger Cats, 18-12
  • Dec 7 CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat Ham Tigers, 18-12 at Hamilton
  • Dec 9 1st Heisman Trophy Award: Jay Berwanger, Chicago (HB)
  • Dec 10 As sell Jimmie Foxx to the Red Sox for $150,000
  • Dec 10 White Sox sell Al Simmons to the Tigers for $75,000
  • Dec 14 Test Cricket debut of "Chuck" Fleetwood-Smith v South Africa, Durban
  • Dec 15 Detroit Lions win NFL championship

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Dec 18 Bradman scores 117 in his 1st Shield cricket match for South Australia

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 1 Roger Christian, American ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Dec 4 Fred Rumsey, England, cricket lefty pace bowler (5 Tests 1964-65)
  • Dec 5 Yury Vlasov, Soviet weightlifter
  • Dec 10 Terry Allcock, English footballer
  • Dec 13 Joe Christopher, American baseball player
  • Dec 13 Lindy McDaniel, American baseball player
  • Dec 14 David White, cricketer (England opening attack Brown & White v Pak 1961)
  • Dec 17 Cal Ripken Sr, baseball manager (Balt Orioles)
  • Dec 20 Khalid "Billy" Ibadulla, cricketer (166 on debut Pakistan v Aust 1964)
  • Dec 21 Lorenzo Bandini, Italian racecar driver (d. 1967)
  • Dec 22 Oleg Alekseyevich Protopopov, Russian pairs skater (Oly-gold-1964, 68)
  • Dec 23 Paul Hornung, Green Bay Packer (the Golden Boy)
  • Dec 25 Al Jackson, baseball player
  • Dec 26 Barbara J Jacket, US athletic coach (Olympics 1972)
  • Dec 26 Rohan Kanhai, cricketer (one of West Indies' finest batsmen)
  • Dec 30 Sandy Koufax, Dodger pitcher (Cy Young '63, '65, '66, perfect-1967)
  • Dec 31 Peter Allan, cricketer (1 Test Australia v England 1965, 2-58 & 0-25)

Deaths in Sport

  • Dec 4 Hylton Philipson, cricketer (England keeper in 5 Tests 1892-95), dies
  • Dec 13 John Nicolson, cricketer (South African lefty batsman 1926-27), dies