On This Day in Sport for March 10

Events in Sport

  • 1888 Heavyweight Boxing champ John L. Sullivan draws Charlie Mitchell in 30 rounds
  • 1900 Stanley Cup, Montreal Arena, Westmount, Quebec: Montreal Shamrocks outclass Halifax Crescents, 11-0 to sweep challenge series, 2-0
  • 1913 Stanley Cup, Quebec Skating Rink, Quebec City, Quebec: Quebec Bulldogs retain trophy; defeat Sydney Millionaires (NS), 6-2 for a 2-0 sweep of the challenge series
  • 1920 NHL's Quebec Bulldog Joe Malone scores 6 goals vs Ottawa Senators
  • 1934 Longest undefeated streak in Toronto Maple Leaf history ends - 18 games with 15 wins, 3 ties
  • 1934 US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner
  • 1941 Lee MacPhail, Dodger GM predicts all players will wear batting helmets
  • 1951 Ireland clinches their 7th Five Nations Rugby Championship with a 3-3 draw against Wales at the National Stadium, Cardiff
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Birthdays in Sport

  • 1850 Spencer Gore, British tennis player (1st Wimbledon winner 1877), born in Wimbledon, England (d. 1906)
  • 1865 Pim [Willem JH] Mulier, Dutch journalist/writer/sport-organizer
  • 1880 Michael Jacobs, American boxing promoter, born in NYC, New York
  • 1908 Kristjan Palusalu, Estonian heavyweight wrestler (Olympic gold 1936)
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Deaths in Sport

  • 1918 Jim McCormick, Scottish-born American baseball pitcher and manager (first Scot in MLB; NL wins leader 1880, 82; NL ERA leader 1883), dies at 61
  • 1949 James Rector, American athlete (b. 1884)
  • 1988 Glenn Cunningham, American middle distance runner (1930's), dies at 78
  • 2003 Barry Sheene, British motorcycle racer, dies at 52
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