Events in Sport on July 25

  • 864 The Edict of Pistres of Charles the Bald orders defensive measures against the Vikings
  • 1900 Gilbert Jessop hits his 2nd 100 before lunch in same cricket match

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1902 James J. Jeffries KOs Bob Fitzsimmons in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion James J. Jeffries
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
James J. Jeffries
  • 1913 Pirates Max Carey goes hitless, but scores 5 runs against Phillies
  • 1914 Last day of club cricket for W G Grace at age 66: he made 69 runs
  • 1920 Red Sox turn triple-play, but Ruth's 35th HR leads Yanks to 8-2 win
  • 1937 31st Tour de France won by Roger Lapebie of France
  • 1939 NY Yankee Atley Donald sets AL rookie record with 12 consecutive win
  • 1940 John Sigmund begins swimming for 89 hrs 46 mins in the Mississippi River
  • 1941 Red Sox Lefty Grove becomes 12th to win 300 games (his last victory)
  • 1948 35th Tour de France won by Gino Bartali of Italy

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1949 St Louis Cardinal Stan Musial hits for the cycle beating Bkln 14-1

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • 1954 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Fort Wayne Golf Open
  • 1956 38th PGA Championship: Jack Burke at Blue Hill CC Boston
  • 1957 Peter Loader takes a cricket hat-trick for England v WI at Headingley

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1961 Roger Maris hits home runs 37, 38, 39 & 40 in a doubleheader

American Baseball Player Roger Maris
American Baseball Player
Roger Maris

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1965 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • 1971 Judy Kimball wins LPGA O'Sullivan Ladies Golf Open
  • 1972 43rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-3 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stad
  • 1972 All star MVP: Joe Morgan (Cincinnati Reds)
  • 1976 Susie Berning wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1978 Cincinnati Red Pete Rose sets NL record hitting in 38 consecutive games

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • 1981 Anti-apartheid protesters in Hamilton, New Zealand, force the cancellation of a rugby test between New Zealand's All Blacks and South Africa’s Springboks by invading the pitch during the game
  • 1982 20th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Germany in Santa Clara USA (3-0)
  • 1982 37th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Janet Anderson
  • 1982 69th Tour de France won by Bernard Hinault of France

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990 KC Royal George Brett hits for the cycle

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990 Roseanne Barr sings the National Anthem at Cincinnati Reds-San Diego Padres game

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr
  • 1991 Pittsburgh Steelers guard Terry Long treated for an apparent suicide attempt after he learned he tested positive for steroid use
  • 1992 25th Olympic Games opens in Barcelona, Spain
  • 1993 31st Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats Australia in Frankfurt Germany (3-0)
  • 1993 48th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Lauri Merten
  • 1993 Tour de France: Spaniard Miguel Induráin makes it 3 straight Tour titles; Djamolidine Abdoujaparov points winner
  • 1997 QB Brett Favre, re-signs with Green Bay Packers for $50M for 7 yrs

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1999 86th Tour de France: no winner (Lance Armstrong disqualified)

Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat Lance Armstrong
Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat
Lance Armstrong
  • 2004 91st Tour de France: no winner (Lance Armstrong disqualified)
  • 2010 97th Tour de France won by Andy Schleck of Luxembourg
  • 2012 The 2012 Summer Olympics begin (Opening ceremony 27th)
  • 2015 UCI BMX Supercross series: Niek Kimmann & Stefany Hernandez win the world title