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Encyclopedia > 1890 in sports

See also: 1889 in sports, other events of 1890, 1891 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'. 1890 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... This page indexes the individual year in sports pages. ...

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Baseball

Picture of Fenway Park. ... In baseball, the World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, played in October after the end of the regular season between the pennant winner of the American League and the pennant winner of the National League. ... Brooklyn Dodgers redirects here. ... The Louisville Colonels were a baseball team that played in the American Association until 1891, first as the Louisville Eclipse (1882- 1884) and later as the Louisville Colonels (1885 -1891). ...

Boat race

Boat Race Logo Exhausted crews at the finish of the 2002 Boat Race The Boat Race is a rowing race between the rowing clubs of the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge. ... Boat Race Logo Exhausted crews at the finish of the 2002 Boat Race The Boat Race is a rowing race between the rowing clubs of the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge. ...

Cricket

  • County Cricket Championship - Surrey

Cricket is a team sport played between two groups of eleven players each. ...

Figure skating

Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Saint Petersburg  listen (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of...

Football (Australian rules)

Football is the name given to a number of different team sports. ... Australian rules football at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. ... The Sydney Swans are an Australian Football League (AFL) club based in Sydney. ... See also Australian Football League. ... John Jack Worrall (20 June 1860 - 17 November 1937) was a top-level Australian rules footballer and test cricketer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ... The Champion Of The Colony was, prior to the Brownlow Medal, the most prestigious individual award in Australian rules football in Victoria. ... Port Adelaide Football Club is an Australian rules football club, nicknamed The Power in the Australian Football League (AFL). ... SANFL Logo The South Australian National Football League, or SANFL as it is usually referred to, is the premier league for Australian Rules football in the state of South Australia. ... A bloodied Haydn Bunton Junior celebrates Swan Districts first Grand Final win, in 1961. ...

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Almanac of Theodore Roosevelt Professionalism in Sports (1890) (1526 words)
The best of all sports for this purpose are those which follow the Macedonian rather than the Greek model: big-game hunting, mountaineering, the chase with horse and hound, all wilderness life with all its keen, hardy pleasures.
Now, athletic sports, if followed properly, and not elevated into a fetish, are admirable for developing character, besides bestowing on the participants an invaluable fund of health and strength.
Already this awakening of interest in manly sports, this proper care of the body, have had a good effect upon our young men; but there are, of course, accompanying dangers in any such movement.
Subject Category - sports, page 1 (497 words)
Portrays the dynamic history of sports in Ohio, including the accomplishments of our state's athletes, the emergence of organized professional sports, and the significance of amateur sports as a leisure activity.
Sports and athletic activities have been important part in the lives of Ohioans since the state's settlement in the 1780s.
After the Civil War, and especially at the end of the nineteenth century, professional baseball and football teams were established, and amateur sports clubs formed in the growing numbers of city gymnasiums.
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