On This Day

Events in Sport in March 1874

  • Mar 2 National Association of Professional Baseball Players officially adopts the batter's box; decide any player betting on his own team will be expelled; any player betting on any other team to forfeit his pay
  • Mar 14 English FA Cup Final, Kennington Oval, London: Oxford University beats Royal Engineers, 2-0
  • Mar 26 36th Grand National: Mr. J. M. Richardson wins his second consecutive GN aboard French 5/1 favourite Reugny