On This Day in Sport for March 7

Events in Sport

  • 1855 17th Grand National: John Hanlon wins aboard Irish horse Wanderer at 25/1
  • 1857 Baseball decides 9 innings constitutes an official game, not 9 runs
  • 1860 22nd Grand National: Tommy Pickernell wins aboard Irish horse Anatis at 5/1
  • 1866 28th Grand National: 1852 winner Alec Goodman wins his second GN aboard Irish 40/1 outsider Salamander
  • 1870 Cincinnati Red Stockings, 1st pro BB team, begin 8-mo tour of Midwest & East
  • 1922 US Ladies' Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard
  • 1922 US Men's Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger
  • 1930 Georgetown High of Chicago defeats Homer 1-0 in basketball
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