On This Day

Events in Sport in December 1925

  • Dec 5 CFL Grey Cup, Landsdowne Park, Ottawa: Ottawa Senators win first title; beat Winnipeg Tammany Tigers, 24-1
  • Dec 6 Record 73,000 pay to watch Chicago Bears beat NY Giants 19-7
  • Dec 15 1st hockey game at Madison Square Garden, Montreal Canadiens 3, NY Americans 1
  • Dec 20 National Football League Championship: Chicago Cardinals (11-2-1) win controversial first past the post title; Pottsville Maroons suspended after playing unsanctioned game
  • Dec 21 Test batsman Hunter "Stork" Hendry scores career best unbeaten 325 for Victoria against New Zealand in drawn tour match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • Dec 26 1st East-West Shrine Bowl game of college football 'all-stars' played before 25,000 fans at Ewing Park, San Francisco. Proceeds continue to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children.
  • Dec 26 NY Americans and Pittsburgh Pirates set an NHL record by recording a combined 141 shots on goal in Americans' 3-1 win; Roy Worters makes incredible 70 saves for Pittsburgh and Jake Forbes has 67 for NY