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Encyclopedia > 1936 in sports

See also: 1935 in sports, other events of 1936, 1937 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'. 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... This page indexes the individual year in sports pages. ...



  • May 8: Jockey Ralph Neves was involved in a racing accident at Bay Meadows Racetrack in San Mateo, California and mistakenly pronounced dead. A while later, he woke up in the morgue and promptly returned to the racetrack but was not allowed to compete in any of the remaining races because of his 'death.'

May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... Hillsdale Inn, Honeymoon Suite (demolished 5 April 2001) San Mateo is a city in San Mateo County, California, USA. It is one of the larger suburbs on the San Francisco Peninsula, located between Burlingame to the north, Foster City to the East, and Belmont to the south. ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... The first Hungarian Grand Prix was held on June 21, 1936 over a 3. ... Nickname: Paris of the East, Pearl of the Danubeor Queen of the Danube Location of Budapest in Hungary Country Hungary County Pest Mayor Gábor Demszky (SZDSZ) Area    - City 525,16 km²  - Land n/a km²  - Water n/a km² Population    - City (2006) 1,695,000  - Density 3570/km...


A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II St. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 62 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related... See also: 1938 in sports, other events of 1939, 1940 in sports and the list of years in sports. Many sporting events did not take place because of World War II. // Auto Racing August 11 - Jean Bugatti, automobile designer and the 30-year-old son of Ettore Bugatti, died in... Cooperstown is a village in Otsego County, New York and is the County Seat. ... Tyrus Raymond Ty Cobb (December 18, 1886 – July 17, 1961), nicknamed The Georgia Peach, was a Hall of Fame baseball player. ... For the band named Babe Ruth, see Babe Ruth (band). ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Christopher Christy Mathewson (August 12, 1880 - October 7, 1925), nicknamed The Big Six, The Christian Gentleman, or Matty, was a right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... Walter Perry Johnson (November 6, 1887-December 10, 1946), American professional baseball pitcher. ... The Bitch ass elections to select inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame were held in 1936. ... For other events named World Series, see World Series (disambiguation). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as Americans... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3,4,11,24,27,30,36,44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885-1957) New York Gothams (1883-1885) Troy Union Cities / Trojans (1879-1882) Ballpark AT&T Park (2000...

Field Hockey

  • Olympic Games (Men's Competition) in Berlin, London
    • Gold Medal: India
    • Silver Medal: Germany
    • Bronze Medal: The Netherlands

A game of field hockey in progress Field hockey is a popular sport for men and women in many countries around the world. ... Final results for the Hockey competition at the 1936 Summer Olympics: Only a mens competition occurred that year. ... Berlin is the capital city and one of the sixteen states of the Federal Republic of Germany. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of the United Kingdom and the largest city of England (strangely, England has no constitutional existence within the United Kingdom, and therefore cannot be said to have a capital). ...

Football (Australian rules football)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Big Men Fly - high marking is a key skill and spectator attribute of Aussie Rules Precise field and goal kicking using the oval shaped ball is the most important skill in Aussie Rules Footy Australian rules football, also known as Australian football, Aussie rules, or simply football or footy... The Victorian Football League, formerly known as the Victorian Football Association (VFA), is a second-tier Australian rules football league. ... The Collingwood Football Club, nicknamed The Magpies after the black and white striped guernseys worn by the players, is an Australian rules football club, playing in the elite Australian Football League. ... The Sydney Swans is an Australian Football League (AFL) club based in Sydney, New South Wales. ... The Charles Brownlow Trophy, better known as the Brownlow Medal, is an annual medal awarded to the fairest and best player in the Australian Football League during the regular season (ie. ... 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. ...

American Football

United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Goldy the Gopher is the team mascot The block M logo for Minnesota The Minnesota Golden Gophers are the college sports team for the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... City Green Bay, Wisconsin Team colors Dark Green, Gold, and White Head Coach Mike McCarthy Owner 111,967 stockholders Chairman Bob Harlan General manager Ted Thompson Fight song Go! You Packers! Go! League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919-1920) National Football League (1921–present) Western Division (1933-1949) National Conference (1950... The Washington Redskins are a National Football League team based in Ashburn, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C. . Founded: 1932 Formerly known as: Boston Braves 1932, Boston Redskins 1933-1936 Home stadium: FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland (1997-) Head coach: Joe Gibbs (2004-) (Previously coached from 1981-1992) Uniform... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... The Polo Grounds was the name given to four different stadiums in New York City used by Major League Baseballs New York Giants from 1883 until 1957, New York Metropolitans from 1883 until 1885, the New York Yankees from 1912 until 1922, and by the New York Mets in... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ...

Football (soccer)

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From 1889 until 1992, this was the highest division overall of organized football in England. ... Sunderland Association Football Club is a football club based in Sunderland, on Wearside in the North-East of England. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Note: for the full results of all FA Cup finals, see FA Cup Final The FA Cup - this is the fourth trophy, in use since 1992, and identical in design to the third trophy introduced in 1911. ... Arsenal Football Club (also known as Arsenal, The Arsenal or The Gunners) are an English professional football club based in north London. ... Sheffield United Football Club are a professional English football club based in the City of Sheffield, South Yorkshire. ... Edward Joseph Ted Drake (August 16, 1912 - May 30, 1995) was an English cricketer and footballer and manager. ...

Ice Hockey

  • The Detroit RedWings won the championship in the National Hockey League. Combine this with the Detroit Tigers World Series win and the Detroit Lions NFL Championship in 1934 and in one 12 month period Detroit played home to the Championship teams in the MLB, NFL, and NHL. This feat has yet to be duplicated by any other city.

Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ...

Speed Skating

  • First Speed Skating World Championships for Women held in Stockholm
    • Gold Medal: Kit Klein (United States)
    • Silver Medal: Verné Lesche (Finland)
    • Bronze Medal: Synnøve Lie (Norway)

Speed skating or speedskating is a form of skating in which the competitors attempt to travel a certain distance as quickly as possible on ice skates. ... Speed skating or speedskating is a form of skating in which the competitors attempt to travel a certain distance as quickly as possible on ice skates. ...   (IPA: ; UN/LOCODE: SE STO) is the capital of Sweden, and consequently the site of its Government and Parliament as well as the residence of the Swedish head of state, King Carl XVI Gustaf. ... Verné Lesche (born October 11, 1917 in Helsinki – died April 21, 2002 in Kongsberg) was an ice speed skater from Finland, who twice won the world title allround. ...


Snooker is a cue sport that is played on a large (12 feet × 6 feet) baize-covered table with pockets in each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long side cushions. ... The World Snooker Championship, currently held at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, is the climax of snookers annual calendar and the most important snooker event of the year in terms of prestige, prize money and world ranking points. ... Joe Davis (15 April 1901 - 10 July 1978), was an English professional snooker and billiards player, generally regarded as the father of modern snooker, and one of the greatest players of all time. ... This article needs cleanup. ...

General sporting events

Multi-Sport Events Arctic Winter Games Asian Games Canada Games Commonwealth Games Francophone Games Gaelic Games Gay Games Goodwill Games Nordic Games Pan American Games Paralympic Games Special Olympic Games Summer Olympic Games Winter Olympic Games World Games World Wheelchair Games X Games American football Alamo Bowl Aztec Bowl Capital... The 1936 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, were held in 1936 in Berlin, Germany. ... Berlin is the capital city and one of the sixteen states of the Federal Republic of Germany. ... James Cleveland Jesse Owens (September 12, 1913 – March 31, 1980) was a popular American athlete and civic leader. ... Olympia (Greek: Ολυμπία Olympía or Ολύμπια Olýmpia, older transliterations, Olimpia, Olimbia), a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times, comparable in importance to the Pythian Games held in Delphi. ... The 1936 Winter Olympics, officially known as the IV Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1936 in the villages of Garmisch and Partenkirchen in Bavaria, Germany. ... Garmisch-Partenkirchen (29,875 inhabitants; 01-01-2004) is a market town, and the administrative centre of the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in the Oberbayern region of Bavaria, Germany, near the border with Austria. ...




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