December 1937 in Sport

Events in Sport


AgreementContract of Interest

Dec 7 Red Sox acquire the contract of 19-year-old Ted Williams

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • Dec 7 Russian chess player Alekhine recaptures world title from Max Euwe
  • Dec 11 25th CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Toronto Argonauts claim their 4th Championship; beat Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 4-3
  • Dec 12 Washington Redskins win NFL championship
  • Dec 12 1938 NFL Draft: Corbett Davis from University of Indiana first pick by Cleveland Rams
  • Dec 21 O'Reilly completes 14-98 for cricket match, NSW v South Aust
  • Dec 27 German immigration officials with no explanation bar Juan Carlos Zabala (Arg), 1932 Olympic marathon champion, from entering Germany

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 3 Bobby Allison, auto racer (3 time winner of Daytona 500)
  • Dec 6 Alberto Spencer, Ecuadorian footballer (d. 2006)
  • Dec 10 Don Bies, American PGA golfer (1975 Sammy Davis Jr), born in Cottonwood, Idaho
  • Dec 24 Félix Miéli Venerando, Brazilian football player
  • Dec 30 Gordon Banks, English footballer

Deaths in Sport

  • Dec 18 Stanford Schultz, English cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1879), dies at 80