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Encyclopedia > 1938 in sports

See also: 1937 in sports, other events of 1938, 1939 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'. 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... This page indexes the individual year in sports pages. ...

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Baseball

Baseball is a team sport in which a player on one team (the pitcher) attempts to throw a hard, fist-sized ball past a player on the other team (the batter), who attempts to hit the baseball with a tapered, smooth, cylindrical stick called a bat. ... The World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, the culmination of the sports postseason each October. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (26) 2000 â€¢ 1999 â€¢ 1998 â€¢ 1996 1978 â€¢ 1977 â€¢ 1962 â€¢ 1961 1958 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1953 â€¢ 1952 1951 â€¢ 1950 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 1943 â€¢ 1941 â€¢ 1939 â€¢ 1938 1937 â€¢ 1936 â€¢ 1932 â€¢ 1928 1927 â€¢ 1923 AL Pennants (39) 2003 â€¢ 2001 â€¢ 2000... Major league affiliations National League (1876-present) Central Division (1994-present) East Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1908 â€¢ 1907 NL Pennants (16) 1945 â€¢ 1938 â€¢ 1935 â€¢ 1932 1929 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1910 â€¢ 1908 1907 â€¢ 1906 â€¢ 1886 â€¢ 1885 1882 â€¢ 1881 â€¢ 1880 â€¢ 1876 Central Division titles (1) 2003 East Division... The 1938 elections to select inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame were conducted along much the same lines as the 1937 vote. ... Grover Cleveland Alexander of the Philadelphia Phillies in 1915. ... Alexander J. Cartwright (April 17, 1820 _ July 12, 1892) was an American engineer who has as good a claim as any as the inventor of baseball. ... Henry Chadwick (October 5, 1824, Exeter, England – April 20, 1908, Brooklyn, New York) was a sportswriter, baseball statistician and historian. ... In baseball or softball, a starting pitcher, often abbreviated as starter, is the pitcher who pitches the first pitch to the first batter of a game. ... John Samuel Vander Meer born November 2, 1914 - October 6, 1997 in Prospect Park, New Jersey was a Major League Baseball pitcher. ... In baseball and softball, a no-hit game (more commonly known as a no-hitter) refers to a contest in which one of the teams has prevented the other from getting an official hit during the entire length of the game, which must be at least 9 innings by the...

Basketball

Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Basketball is a sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... The South American Basketball Championship 1938 was the sixth South American Basketball Championship. ... Also called: La Ciudad de los Reyes (The City of Kings) Founded January 18, 1535 Subdivisions 30 districts Mayor Luis Castañeda Lossio Area 2,664. ...

Boxing

  • American boxer Henry Armstrong simultaneously holds the featherweight, welterweight & lightweight world titles.

Professional boxing bout featuring Ricardo Dominguez (left) versus Rafael Ortiz. ... Henry Jackson Jr. ...

American Football

United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Big Blue, G-Men Team colors Royal Blue, Red, Gray, and White Head Coach Tom Coughlin Owner Wellington Mara and Preston Robert Tisch (both now deceased) General manager Ernie Accorsi Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot {{{mascot}}} Local radio Flagship stations: WFAN (660 AM) Announcers... Note: Basketball teams from Chicago and Anderson once used the name Packers as well. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ...

Football (Australian Rules)

Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. ... Australian football at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. ... The Victorian Football League (formerly known as the Victorian Football Association or VFA) is regarded as one of Australias most important professional football leagues. ... The Carlton Football Club, nicknamed The Blues for their dark blue playing colours, is one of the oldest, richest, and most successful Australian rules football clubs. ... The Collingwood Football Club, nicknamed The Magpies after the black and white striped jerseys worn by the players, is an Australian rules football club, playing in the elite Australian Football League. ... The Charles Brownlow Trophy, better known as the Brownlow Medal, is an annual medal awarded to the best and fairest player in the Australian Football League during the regular season (ie. ... Dick Reynolds (June 20, 1915 - September 2, 2002) was an Australian Rules player and coach. ... Essendon Football Club, nicknamed The Bombers, is an Australian rules football club that is part of the Australian Football League. ...

Football (Soccer)

Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... 1990 copy of the World Cup Trophy awarded to West Germany. ... The 1938 Football World Cup was played in France, the second tournament in a row to be played in Europe. ...

England

From 1889 until 1992, this was the highest division overall of organized football in England. ... Arsenal Football Club (also known as Arsenal, The Arsenal or The Gunners) are an English professional football club based in north London. ... The FA Cup - this is the fourth trophy, in use since 1992, and identical in design to the third trophy introduced in 1911. ... Preston North End Football Club is a professional English football team. ... Huddersfield Town Association Football Club are an English football club based in the town of Huddersfield in the county of Yorkshire. ...

Snooker

Snooker table Snooker is a billiards sport that is played on a large (12 × 6) baize-covered table with pockets in each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long cushions. ... The World Snooker Championship 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. ...

Tennis

Tennis ball This article is about the sport. ... John Donald Budge (June 13, 1915 - January 26, 2000) was a champion tennis player who became famous as the first man to win in a single year the four tournaments that the Grand Slam of tennis comprises. ... A Grand Slam is a term in tennis used to denote winning all four of the following championship titles in the same year: Australian Open French Open Wimbledon U.S. Open These tournaments are therefore also known as the Grand Slam tournaments, and rank as the most important tennis tournaments...

Events

Current flag of the Commonwealth Games Federation [[Image: The Commonwealth Games is a multi-sport event held every four years involving the elite athletes of the Commonwealth of Nations. ... Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... See also Glenn Cunningham, former mayor of Jersey City Glenn Cunningham (August 4, 1909 - March 10, 1988) was an American distance runner and athlete considered by many the greatest American miler of all time. ... Red Pollard on Seabiscuit Seabiscuit (May 23, 1933—May 17, 1947) was a champion thoroughbred race horse in the United States. ... The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (Triple Crown for short, but the term is also used in other sports, and thus the full name should be used when it could cause confusion) consists of three races for three-year-old thoroughbred horses. ... War Admiral (1934-1959), was a thoroughbred racing horse, the son of the great Man O War. ... Cable car at Zell am See in the Austrian Alps. ... Cannon Mountain (formerly Profile Mountain) is a 4,180 foot (1,240 meter) peak in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. ...

Births

February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Mohammed Tlili ben Abdallah also known as Gammoudi (born February 11, 1938) is a former Tunisian athlete, winner of 5000 m at the 1968 Summer Olympics. ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Clement Quartey (born April 12, 1938) is a former Ghanaian boxer. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... Manuel Martinez Santana (born May 10, 1938) was a Spanish male tennis player. ... July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... Wieger Emile Mensonides (born July 12, 1938 in The Hague) is a former Dutch swimmer, who won the bronze medal in the 200 Metres Breaststroke at the 1960 Summer Olympics. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years). ... Ann Haydon-Jones, born Adrianne Shirley Haydon on October 7, 1938 in Birmingham, England, is a former table tennis and lawn tennis champion. ... October 17 is the 290th (in leap years the 291st) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. ... Lorraine Crapp (born October 17, 1938 in Sydney, New South Wales) is a former Olympics swimming champion from Australia. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... Ross James McPherson (born October 24, 1938 in Whangarei) is a former field hockey goalkeeper from New Zealand, who played at two Summer Olympics (1968 and 1972), before being succeeded by Trevor Manning. ...

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