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See also: 1893 in sports, other events of 1894, 1895 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'. 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... This page indexes the individual year in sports pages. ...

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Auto racing

  • First contest organised in Paris.

Auto racing (also known as automobile racing, autosport or motorsport) is a sport involving racing automobiles. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ...

Baseball

  • The Philadelphia Phillies field one of the more amazing teams in baseball history. The team bats .349 for the season with all four of their outfielders averaging better than .400. Despite this feat, the Phillies still finish in fourth place.
  • The Boston Beaneaters set a still standing Major League Baseball record for the most runs scored in a season (1220). Boston also set another standing record by having seven players in a single season hit 100 or more runs.

Picture of Fenway Park. ... Jump to: navigation, search Major league affiliations National League (1883-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (1) 1980 NL Pennants (5) 1993 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1980 â€¢ 1950 1915 East Division titles (6) [1] 1993 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1980 â€¢ 1978 1977 â€¢ 1976 Wild card berths (0) None [1] - In 1981... Jump to: navigation, search The Atlanta Braves are a Major League Baseball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Jump to: navigation, search MLB logo Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ...

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

Jump to: navigation, search A cricket match in progress. ...

Ice Hockey

  • Montreal AAA wins their 2nd Stanley Cup in a row, defeating the Ottawa Capitals.

Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Montreal Amateur Athletic Association is an athletic association located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...

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1894 - Wikinfo (1975 words)
Years: 1889 1890 1891 1892 1893 - 1894 - 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899
January 8 - A fire at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago causes a good deal of damage.
This page was last modified 01:38, 11 February 2004.
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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