Events in Sport in December 1933

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Dec 3 Connie Mack sells Mickey Cochrane to Det Tigers for $100,000

Baseball Legend Connie Mack
Baseball Legend
Connie Mack
  • Dec 3 Joe Lilliard QBs Chic Cardinals; last NFL black until 1946
  • Dec 9 21st CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Sarnia Imperials, 4-3

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Dec 12 Eddie Shore hits Toronto Maple Leaf star Ace Bailey from behind, fracturing his skull and ending his career

NHL Star Eddie Shore
NHL Star
Eddie Shore
  • Dec 15 Baseball owners agree to ban Sunday doubleheaders until after June 15
  • Dec 17 B H Valentine scores 133 on Test Cricket debut, Eng v India at Bombay
  • Dec 17 Lala Amarnath scores century on Test Cricket debut (went on to 118)
  • Dec 17 NFL starts official stats as Bears beat Giants 23-21 in champ game

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Dec 23 Howie Morenz takes over NHL career goal lead at 251

NHL Star Howie Morenz
NHL Star
Howie Morenz

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Dec 26 Don Bradman scores 187* NSW v Victoria, in 294 mins with 13 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

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Dec 29 New York Yankees refuses to release Babe Ruth to manage the Cincinnati Reds

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth