On This Day

On This Day in Sport for December 9

Events in Sport

  • 1892 English football club Newcastle United founded
  • 1913 Heavyweight Jack Johnson-Jim Johnson fight to no decision in Paris
  • 1913 John K Tener becomes president of baseball's National League
  • 1922 1st Australasian Championships Women's Tennis, Sydney: Margaret Molesworth wins inaugural title; beats fellow Australian Esna Boyd 6-3, 10-8
  • 1922 Australasian Championships Men's Tennis, Sydney: James Anderson wins 1st of 3 Australasian titles; beats fellow Australian Gerald Patterson 6-0, 3-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
  • 1925 AL extends Ban Johnson's contract to 1935 & raise to $40,000
  • 1926 USGA legalizes steel shaft golf clubs
  • 1931 Baseball cuts squad from 25 to 23 players & NL continues to prohibit uniform numbers
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