On This Day

Events in Sport in 1848

  • Mar 1 10th Grand National: Capt. Josey Little aboard 12/1 Chandler wins; race marred by fatal falls of 3 competitors
  • Jun 6 New York Yacht Club holds its first annual regatta; won by the schooner Carnelia
  • Sep 18 Baseball rules 1st baseman can tag base for out instead of runner