1885 in sports

1885 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports

1885 in sports

AthleticsEdit

American footballEdit

College championship

Association footballEdit

England

Hungary

Scotland

BaseballEdit

National championship

Events

  • The Cuban Giants, composed mainly of African-American players from Philadelphia, is the first black professional baseball team on a reasonably permanent basis. It will sometimes join a league and use a regular home park but more often tour independently.

BoxingEdit

Events

Lineal world champions[6]

CricketEdit

Events

  • Nottinghamshire wins the county championship title for a third successive season

England

Australia

GolfEdit

Events

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racingEdit

England

Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockeyEdit

Events

RowingEdit

The Boat Race

Rugby footballEdit

Home Nations Championship

Other events

Speed skatingEdit

Norway

TennisEdit

England

USA

Yacht racingEdit

America's Cup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scottish Cup Past Winners | Scottish Cup | Scottish FA". www.scottishfa.co.uk. Retrieved 5 February 2021.
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Lineal Heavyweight Champions. Retrieved on 6 June 2009. Archived 2009-06-08.
  3. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – John L Sullivan. Retrieved on 13 November 2009.
  4. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Jack Nonpareil Dempsey. Retrieved on 13 November 2009.
  5. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – James J Corbett. Retrieved on 13 November 2009.
  6. ^ "Cyber Boxing Zone". Archived from the original on 2009-06-14. Retrieved 2009-06-17.
  7. ^ A semi-official seasonal title proclaimed by media consensus prior to December 1889 when the official County Championship is constituted.
  8. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 29 December 2021.