Events in Sport in February 1951

  • Feb 3 Largest purse to date in horse racing, $144,323, won by Great Circle
  • Feb 9 St Louis Browns sign pitcher Satchel Paige, 45

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Feb 14 Sugar Ray Robinson defeats Jake LaMotta & takes middleweight title

Middle/welterweight championship boxer Sugar Ray Robinson
Middle/welterweight championship boxer
Sugar Ray Robinson
  • Feb 18 3 City College of NY basketball players admit to accepting bribes
  • Feb 25 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins Orlando Florida 2 Ball Golf Tournament