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See also: 1898 in sports, other events of 1899, 1900 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'. Jump to: navigation, search 1899 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... This page indexes the individual year in sports pages. ...


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Baseball

Picture of Fenway Park. ... Jump to: navigation, search Major league affiliations National League (1890-present) West Division (1969-present) American Association (1884-1889) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1955 NL Pennants (21) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1978 â€¢ 1977 1974 â€¢ 1966 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1955 â€¢ 1953 1952 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947... The Baltimore Orioles were a 19th century American Association and National League team from 1882 to 1899. ... Ned Hanlon baseball card, 1897 Edward Hugh Ned Hanlon (August 22, 1857 - April 14, 1937) was a 19th century Major League Baseball player and manager. ... Willie Keeler on a 1909-1911 American Tobacco Company baseball card (White Borders (T206)). William Henry Keeler (March 3, 1872 - January 1, 1923), nicknamed Wee Willie, was a right fielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1892 to 1910, primarily for the Baltimore Orioles and Brooklyn Superbas in the... Hughie Jennings on a 1909-1911 American Tobacco Company baseball card (White Borders (T206)). Hugh Ambrose Jennings (April 2, 1869 - February 1, 1928) was an American player and manager in Major League Baseball. ... Jump to: navigation, search Joe Kelley baseball card, 1909 Joseph James Kelley (December 9, 1871 – August 14, 1943) was an American left fielder in Major League Baseball who starred in the outfield of the powerful Baltimore Oriole teams of the 1890s. ...

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
  • The Ashes - Australia beat England 1–0

Jump to: navigation, search A cricket match in progress. ... The Ashes is a regular international cricket contest between England and Australia, played every two years, so named after the trophy, which is a small wooden urn, said to contain the burnt bails from an 1882 game between the countries at The Oval. ...

Cycling

Jump to: navigation, search Cycling is a recreation, a sport, and a means of transport across land. ... The Bordeaux-Paris professional cycle race was one of mainland Europes Classic cycle races, and the longest in the professional calendar, covering a distance of approximately 350 miles (560 kilometres) - more than twice the distance of most single day races. ... Constant Huret, knicknamed le Boulanger (the Baker), of Ressons, France (January 26, 1870 - September 18, 1951) was a long distance track racing cyclist. ...

Football (Australian Rules)

Jump to: navigation, search This article deals with the history and development of the different sports around the world known as football. For links to articles on each of these codes of football, please see the list in the Football today section of this article. ... Jump to: navigation, search Australian Football at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. ... See also Australian Football League. ... The Fitzroy Football Club, latterly known as the Lions, was formed in 1883 and was a foundation member club of the Victorian Football League on its inception in 1897. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Sydney Swans are an Australian Football League (AFL) club based in Sydney. ... Results and statistics for the Victorian Football League season of 1899. ...

Football (Soccer)

Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Jump to: navigation, search The FA Cups trophy is also known as the FA Cup. ... Jump to: navigation, search Sheffield United Football Club are a football club in The Football League. ... Derby County F.C. is an English football club based in Derby, currently playing in the Football League Championship. ... Jump to: navigation, search Eintracht Frankfurt (meaning United) is the biggest and most successful football club team in Frankfurt and the Rhein-Main-Area. ...

Golf

Jump to: navigation, search Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is a sport where individual players or teams hit a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ... The United States Open Golf Tournament is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... Willie Smith, a native of Carnoustie, was a Scottish golfer. ...

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. ... Montreal Victorias was an hockey team which played first in 1883 at the Montreal Winter Carnival. ... The Winnipeg Victorias were a former hockey team in Winnipeg. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Stanley Cup is inscribed with the names of all the players on the teams that have won it. ... Montreal Shamrocks were a professional ice hockey team which played in the Amateur Hockey Association from 1896 to 1898, the Canadian Amateur Hockey League 1898-1905, the Eastern Canada Amateur Hockey Association 1905-1909 and both the Canadian Hockey Association and the National Hockey Association 1909-1910. ... Queens University, or simply Queens, is a coeducational, non-sectarian university located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, on the edge of Lake Ontario. ...

Births

Jump to: navigation, search May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... Suzanne Rachel Flore Lenglen (24 May 1899 – 4 July 1938) was a French tennis player who achieved much success in the French and British womens game from 1919 to 1926, winning 25 Grand Slam titles. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... Louis Alexandre Chiron, born August 3, 1899 in Monte Carlo, Monaco – died there on June 22, 1979, was a champion of Grand Prix motor racing. ... Georges Boillot winning the 1912 French Grand Prix in Dieppe, France Grand Prix motor racing has its roots in organized automobile racing that began in France as far back as 1894. ... Jump to: navigation, search This page refers to the year 1979. ...

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The Paper: Sports History (1353 words)
Sports pages — let alone entire sections of sports coverage — were decades in the future.
What little sports news that appeared in the paper was of a recreational nature, such as an 1887 baseball game between a team of married men and a squad of bachelors.
As early as 1899, sports stories were being grouped under label headlines such as “The Diamond and other sports” and “Sports of all sorts,” but the space allotted was always a column or less.
S. Africa Eyes Racial Equality in Sports - www.ezboard.com (545 words)
Sports Minister Makhenkesi Stofile said Wednesday the government will intensify programs to boost the number of fl players in traditionally white sports.
Progress has been made in breaking down racial barriers in most sports since the country's first all-race elections in 1994, but many poor fl and mixed-race athletes are denied the chance to compete at top levels because of insufficient funding and training opportunities.
In an interview with The Star on Feb. 21, Tutu rejected racial preference policies in sport as "tokenism" and "an insult to all those involved." He said the best way to integrate traditionally white games like rugby and cricket was to invest in better facilities in disadvantaged communities.
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