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Encyclopedia > 1893 in sports

See also: 1892 in sports, other events of 1893, 1894 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'. 1893 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... This page indexes the individual year in sports pages. ...

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Basketball

April 8 is the 98th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (99th in leap years). ... Beaver Falls is a city located in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. ... Geneva College is a small, private, liberal arts college located in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. ... New Brighton is a borough located in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. ... YMCAs in the United States and Canada use this logo. ...

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 - Yorkshire

// Objective and summary Action at the centre of the ground. ...

Football

An Australian rules football match at the Richmond Paddock, Melbourne, in 1866. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... University of Alabama The University of Alabama (also known as Alabama, UA, or colloquially as Bama) is a public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. ... Auburn University (AU) is a state university located in Auburn, Alabama in the United States. ... Nickname: The Magic City, Pittsburgh of the South Location in Alabama Founded  -Incorporated 1871 1871  County Jefferson County Mayor Bernard Kincaid Area  - Total  - Water 393. ... The Iron Bowl is an informal nickname given to the annual intercollegiate football game between the teams of the University of Alabama and Auburn University. ...

Ice hockey

Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The Stanley Cup is inscribed with the names of all the players on the teams that have won it. ... Montreal Amateur Athletic Association is an athletic association located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...

Ice skating

Gaetan Boucher training for the 1976 Olympics Speed skating or speedskating is a form of ice skating in which the competitors attempt to travel a certain distance over the ice as quickly as possible. ... The International Skating Union (ISU) is the international governing body for competitive ice skating disciplines, including figure skating, synchronized skating, speed skating, and short track speed skating. ... Amsterdam Location Country The Netherlands Province North Holland Population 739,295 (1 January 2005) Coordinates 4°54E - 52°22N Website www. ...

Births

Deaths

October 10 - Lip Pike, baseball player October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... Lip Pike Lipman Emanuel Pike (May 25, 1845 - October 10, 1893) was one of the stars of 19th century baseball. ... Baseball is a team sport, in which a fist-sized ball is thrown by a defensive player called a pitcher and hit by an offensive player called a batter with a round, smooth stick called a bat. ...


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