Events in Sport in December 1930

  • Dec 1 NHL drops 20 minute slashing-about-the-head penalty
  • Dec 6 18th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Balmy Beach defeat Regina Roughriders, 11-6
  • Dec 7 13th PGA Championship: Tommy Armour at Fresh Meadows CC Flushing
  • Dec 12 Baseball Rules Committee greatly revises the rule book
  • Dec 12 Baseball changes rule, ball bounces into stands not a HR, now a double
  • Dec 13 George Sisler's career ends when Boston Braves release him
  • Dec 14 NY Giants defeat Notre Dame 22-0 in a charity game

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Dec 15 Don Bradman takes his 1st Test Cricket wicket (Ivan Barrow, WI, lbw)

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

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Dec 16 Golfer Bobby Jones wins James E Sullivan Award

Golfer Bobby Jones
Golfer
Bobby Jones
  • Dec 18 Bradman scores 258 NSW v South Aust, 289 mins, 37 fours
  • Dec 20 Learie Constantine cricket 100 in 52 mins WI v Tas (10x4, 1x6, 1x5)
  • Dec 25 1st US bobsled run open to public (Lake Placid, NY)
  • Dec 25 Mt Van Hoevenberg bobsled run at Lake Placid, NY opens