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Events in Sport on 1st December


1891 - James Naismith creates the game of basketball
1923 - CFL Grey Cup: Queen's U beats Regina 54-0 at Toronto
1928 - CFL Grey Cup: Ham Tigers beats Regina 30-0 at Hamilton
1930 - NHL drops 20 minute slashing-about-the-head penalty
1941 - Last day of first-class cricket in Australia for 4 years
1945 - CFL Grey Cup: Toronto beats Winnipeg 35-0 at Toronto
1946 - Australia compile 645 v India at the Gabba (Bradman 187)
1947 - Don Bradman scores 185 in the 1st Cricket Test v India at the Gabba
1947 - India cricket all out for 58 v Australia at the Gabba, Toshack 5-2
1953 - Red Sox trade M McDermott & Tom Umphlett for Wash's Jackie Jensen
1954 - Yanks send Miller, Segrist, Leppert & 2 minors to Orioles for Blayzka, Kryhoski, Johnson, Fridley & Del Guercio (completing 18 player deal)
1956 - Alain Mimoun wins 13th Olympics marathon (2:25:00.0)
1957 - Sam Cooke and Buddy Holly and Crickets debut on Ed Sullivan Show
1962 - Grey Cup halted by fog, resumed next day (Winnipeg 28, Hamilton 27)
1963 - NY Jets 1st shutout, beat KC 17-0
1964 - Houston Colt .45s change name to Astros
1967 - Pacific Northwest Sports awarded AL expansion franchise (Seattle)
1967 - Wilt Chamberlain set NBA record of 22 free throws misses
1968 - Peggy Wilson wins LPGA Hollywood Lakes Golf Open
1970 - NHL takes control of Pittsburgh Penguins
1971 - Cubs release Ernie Banks & sign him as a coach
1973 - Jack Nicklaus becomes 1st golfer to earn $2M in a year
1973 - Jan Ferraris wins LPGA-Japan Golf Classic
1974 - Jacqueline Hansen runs female world record marathon (2:43:54.5)
1978 - Test Cricket debut of Rodney Hogg, v England at the Gabba
1984 - Greg Page KOs Gerrie Coetzee in 8 for WBA Heavyweight boxing title
1988 - NBC bids record $401M to capture rights to 1992 Barcelona Olympics
1988 - NY Islanders greatest shutout lose (8-0) vs St Louis Blues
1990 - NY Knicks Patrick Ewing scores 50 points beating Charlotte 113-96
1991 - 80th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Lyon (3-1)
1994 - 3 Seattle Seahawks injured in a car accident
1996 - 85th Davis Cup: France beats Sweden in Malmo (3-2)
1996 - Lance Klusener takes 8-64 in debut Test Cricket to trounce India
2002 - 91st Davis Cup: Russia beats France in Paris (3-2)

Events in Sport on 2nd December


1902 - Soccer team Go Ahead forms in Deventer
1907 - English Professional Football Players' Association forms
1907 - Tommy Burns KOs Gunner Moir in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
1916 - Baseballers who are injured now get full pay for duration of contract
1922 - 10th CFL Grey Cup: Queen's University defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 13-1
1941 - NY Giants name Mel Ott as player-manager, replacing Bill Terry
1948 - Stan Musial is picked NL MVP
1951 - Phila sets NFL record of 25 1st-downs rushing
1954 - Frank Selvy of Milwaukee sets then NBA record of 24 of 26 free throws
1962 - 50th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg beats Hamilton, 28-27 at Toronto [OT]
1967 - 55th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Saskatchewan, 24-1
1972 - 60th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Saskatchewan, 13-10
1973 - 62nd Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Cleveland (5-0)
1974 - Cowhide, rather than just horsehide, can be used to make baseballs
1975 - G S Chappell gets ton in each inn of 1st Test Cricket as capt v WI
1981 - Fernando Valenzuela (Dodgers) wins NL Rookie of the Year
1987 - "334" club forms as 334 brave Devil fans journey through 20" of snow to attend NJ Devils 7-5 victory over Calgary at Meadowlands
1990 - 79th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in St Petersburg (3-2)
1990 - Beth Daniel/Davis Love wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1991 - Bobby Bonilla signs record $29 million-5 year pact with NY Mets
1993 - Houston Rockets tie NBA record of 15-0 start
1997 - MCI Center opens in Wash DC, Wizards vs SuperSonics
2007 - 96th Davis Cup: USA beats Russia in Oregon (4-1)


Events in Sport on 3rd December

1921 - 9th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 23-0
1929 - Boston Bruins begins then NHL record 14 game winning streak
1932 - 20th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Regina Roughriders, 25-6
1933 - Connie Mack sells Mickey Cochrane to Det Tigers for $100,000
1933 - Joe Lilliard QBs Chic Cardinals; last NFL black until 1946
1944 - NFL Cardinals-Pitts merger disolves
1948 - Don Bradman scores his last century, 123 in his own testimonial
1950 - Cleveland Browns last NFL team with no-pass game (beat Phila 13-7)
1950 - Cleveland Browns' Horace Gillom sets club record with 12 punts
1956 - Wilt Chamberlain's 1st collegiate basketball game (scores 52)
1961 - Anton Geesink becomes 1st non-Japanese Judo world champion
1967 - Derek Clayton runs world record marathon (2:09:36.4)
1978 - Pat Bradley/Lon Hinkle wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1981 - Beth Daniel/Tom Kite win LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1982 - 1st NJ Devil hat-trick (Steve Tambellini) defeat Hartford 5-4
1982 - NJ Devils 1st hat trick (Steve Tambellini)
1982 - Tommy Hearns wins WBC Welterweight title in decision over Benitez
1989 - Pat Bradley/Bill Glasson win LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1990 - NL batting champ Willie McGee signs as a free agent with SF Giants
1995 - 84th Davis Cup: USA beats Russia in Moscow (3-2)
1995 - Beth Daniels/Davis Love III wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1995 - Jack Russell takes 11 catches in Test Cricket v South Africa, a record
1997 - Golden State Warrior guard Latrell Sprewell, four-year, $32 million, contract terminated for attacking his coach P J Carlesimo
2006 - 95th Davis Cup: Russia beats Argentina in Moscow (3-2)

Events in Sport on 4th December

1909 - 1st CFL Grey Cup: University of Toronto defeats Toronto Parkdale, 26-6
1914 - Walter Johnson accepts money from Federal League Chicago Whales Clark Griffith threatens to take Johnson to court
1920 - 8th CFL Grey Cup: U of Toronto defeats Toronto Argonauts, 16-3
1926 - 14th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Senators defeats U of Toronto, 10-7
1943 - Commissioner Landis announces any baseball club may sign Negroes
1949 - Bob Gage ties NFL record of a 97 yard touchdown run
1961 - Floyd Patterson KOs Tom McNeeley in 4 for Heavyweight boxing title
1961 - Smallest NY Knick, 49th St Madison Square Garden crowd-1,300 (snowstorm)
1964 - Baseball approves a free-agent draft
1964 - Commissioner's office given full powers in baseball disputes
1964 - Test Cricket debut of Ian Chappell, v Pakistan MCG, 11, 0-49, 0-31
1965 - 2nd NY Knick game postponed (due to death of opponent 76ers' owner)
1965 - SF Giant Masanori Murakami, 4-1 this year, does not renew his contract signing instead with the Nankai Hawks of Osaka for $40,000
1966 - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Pensacola Ladies Golf Invitational
1977 - Hollis Stacy/Jerry Pate wins Pepsi-Cola Mixed Team Golf Championship
1977 - NFL's 5,000th game, Cincinnati beats KC 27-7
1977 - 66th Davis Cup: Australia beats Italy in Sydney (3-1)
1979 - NBA-teams/cleveland-cavaliers">Cleveland Cavaliers retire jersey # 7, Bingo Smith
1983 - NJ Devils 1st shut-out, beating Minnesota Detroit Red Wings 6-0
1988 - Amy Benz/John Huston wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1988 - Orioles trade veteran 1B Eddie Murray to the Dodgers
1994 - 83rd Davis Cup: Sweden beats Russia in Moscow (4-1)
1994 - Marta Figueras-Dottie/Brad Bryant wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1996 - Orlando Magic tie NBA record of fewest ponts scored since inception of 24 second clock losing to Cleveland Cavalier, 84-57
1997 - NBA suspends Latrell Sprewell for 1 year for attacking his coach
2005 - 94th Davis Cup: Croatia beats Slovak Republic in Bratislava (3-2)
2011 - 100th Davis Cup: Spain beats Argentina in Seville (3-1)

Events in Sport on 5th December

1868 - 1st American bicycle college opens (NY)
1914 - 6th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats U of Toronto, 14-2
1924 - Hamilton Tiger Red Green scores 5 goals to beat Tor Maple Leafs 10-5
1925 - 13th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Senators defeats Win Tammany Tigers, 24-1
1931 - CFL Grey Cup: Mtl AAA beats Regina, 22-0 at Montreal
1936 - 24th CFL Grey Cup: Sarnia Imperials defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-20
1942 - CFL Grey Cup: Tor beats Win RCAF, 8 -5 at Toronto
1943 - NFL Phila Eagle-Pitts Steeler merger disolves
1947 - Joe Louis beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for Heavyweight boxing title
1947 - Joe Louis beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1948 - NY Giant Charley Conerly sets NFL record of 36 pass completions
1949 - Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for Heavyweight boxing title
1949 - Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott for heavyweight boxing title
1950 - Ezzard Charles KOs Nick Barone in 11 for Heavyweight boxing title
1955 - AFL & CIO merge, with George Meany as president
1958 - Phils drop plans for NY sportcast as Yanks threat to do same in Phila
1970 - LA Rams Willie Ellison sets NFL record of 247 yards rushing
1970 - Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe Trophy & Bill Masterson trophy stolen from NHL hall of fame
1973 - Cubs' Ron Santo became 1st baseball player to veto his trade
1973 - Dodgers trade Willie Davis to Expos for relief pitcher Mike Marshall
1974 - 1st Wash Cap penalty shot, Tom Williams unsuccessful vs Buff Sabres
1974 - NFL's Seattle Seahawks forms
1974 - Tom Williams is unsuccessful on Wash Capitals 1st NHL penalty shot
1978 - Free agent Pete Rose signs 4-year, $32 million contract with Phillies becoming highest paid baseball player
1981 - 56th Australian Women Tennis: Navratilova beats Chris Evert (67 64 75)
1982 - Cleveland Browns' Brian Sipe sets club record with 33 pass completions
1982 - Ingrid Berghmans (Neth) retains judo's world championship
1982 - Mel Gray ends NFL streak of 121 consecutive game receptions
1984 - A's trade Rickey Henderson to Yankees for Jay Howell & Jose Rijo
1984 - Yankees trade catcher Rick Cerone to Braves for pitcher Brian Fisher
1987 - David Boon's 5th Test Cricket century, 143 v NZ at Brisbane
1990 - Blue Jays trade F McGriff & T Fernandez to SD for R Alomar & J Carter
1993 - 82nd Davis Cup: Germany beats Australia in Dusseldorf (4-1)
1993 - Melissa Mcnamara/Mike Sopringer wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1996 - Portland's Jermaine O'Neal, 18, becomes youngest NBA player
1997 - 1st Game at Wash Capitals' MCI Center vs Fla Panthers
1999 - 88th Davis Cup: Australia beats France in Nice (3-2)
2004 - 93rd Davis Cup: Spain beats USA in Seville (3-2)
2010 - 99th Davis Cup: Serbia beats France in Belgrade (3-2)

Events in Sport on 6th December

1913 - White Sox beat Giants 9-4 in exhibition game in Tokyo
1925 - Record 73,000 pay to watch Chic Bears beat NY Giants 19-7
1930 - 18th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Balmy Beach defeat Regina Roughriders, 11-6
1955 - NY psychologist Joyce Brothers won "$64,000 Question" on boxing
1960 - AL grants Gene Autry a franchise, LA Angels
1963 - Test Cricket debut of Graeme Pollock at the Gabba
1968 - Baseball dismisses Commissioner William Eckert after 3 years
1970 - Cleveland Cavaliers 1st NBA home victory, beating Buffalo Braves 108-106
1973 - NL votes to move San Diego Padres to Washington DC (doesn't happen)
1981 - Rob de Castella of Australia sets Marathon record at 2:08:18
1987 - Jane Crafter/Steve Jones wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1988 - Milwaukee Bucks win their 1,000th NBA game (2nd fastest)
1988 - Agnes Neil Williams purchases Baltimore Orioles for $70 million Eli Jacobs becomes CEO of Balt Orioles
1990 - NHL grants conditional membership to Tampa Bay Lightning
1992 - 81st Davis Cup: USA beats Switzerland in Fort Worth (3-1)
1992 - Dottie Mochrie/Dan Forsmann wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1992 - San Francisco 49ers Jerry Rice catches NFL record 101st touchdown
1992 - SF Giants renege on $43 million pact with Barry Bonds
1998 - 87th Davis Cup: Sweden beats Italy in Milan (4-1)
2009 - 98th Davis Cup: Spain beats Czech Republic in Barcelona

Events in Sport on 7th December

1907 - Eugene Corri becomes 1st referee in a boxing ring
1929 - Bradman scores 124 for Woodfull's XI against Ryder's XI 166 mins
1929 - Leo Diegel wins PGA golf tournament
1930 - 13th PGA Championship: Tommy Armour at Fresh Meadows CC Flushing
1931 - Bradman scores 219 NSW v South Africa, 234 mins, 15 fours
1935 - CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat Ham Tigers, 18-12 at Hamilton
1937 - Red Sox acquire the contract of 19-year-old Ted Williams
1939 - Lou Gehrig, 36, is elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
1940 - 28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 2): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 12-5
1973 - Orioles sell pitcher Eddie Watt to the Phillies
1973 - Phillies sell infielder-outfielder Cesar Tovar to the Texas Rangers
1975 - Pat Bradley wins Colgate-Far East Ladies Tournament Golf Tournament
1978 - Islander's Mike Bossy's 1st career hat trick
1980 - 69th Davis Cup: Czechoslovakia beats Italy in Prague (4-1)
1984 - Allan Border's 1st Test Cricket match as captain (v WI Adelaide)
1986 - Juli Inkster/Tom Purtzer wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
1988 - NY Islanders fire Simpson, Arbour new coach
1988 - Rangers sign free-agent pitcher Nolan Ryan to a one-year contract
1995 - NBA settles strike of referees, refs to return on Dec 12

 

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