On This Day

Events in Sport in August 1890

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 6 Future Hall of Fame pitcher Cy Young throws 3-hit ball in his MLB debut for the Cleveland Spiders in 8-1 win vs Chicago Colts

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young
  • Aug 25 Would be start of England/Australia Test Cricket at Old Trafford washed out
  • Aug 27 US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport R.I.: Oliver Campbell beats 2-time defending champion Henry Slocum 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1