1892 in sports

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1892 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1889 1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895
Centuries: 18th century · 19th century · 20th century
Decades: 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s
Years: 1889 1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895
Rugby footballEngland plays Scotland for the Calcutta Cup in 1892

AthleticsEdit

American footballEdit

College championship

Non-college amateur championships

Events

Association footballEdit

Bohemia

England

Germany

Nederland

Scotland

AthleticsEdit

Events

  • C. B. Fry equals the world record for the long jump of 23 ft. 5in – the record stands for 18 months.

BaseballEdit

National championship

  • The "National League and American Association" is the sole major league in baseball after incorporating four clubs from the former American Association into the expanded and restructured National League and buying out the four others.
  • The National League plays a split season, Boston Beaneaters winning the first half, Cleveland Spiders winning the second. At the end of the season, Boston defeats Cleveland 5–0 in a championship series. The experiment will not be repeated but it will be adapted after two-month interruption of the 1981 season.

BasketballEdit

Events

  • January 15 – James Naismith's rules for basketball are published for the first time in the Springfield YMCA International Training School's newspaper, in an article titled "A New Game." They said it was called "Basketball."
  • March 11 – First basketball game played in public, between students and faculty at the Springfield YMCA.[4] The final score was 5–1 in favor of the students, with the only goal for the faculty being scored by Amos Alonzo Stagg.[4] A crowd of 200 spectators watched the game.[4]
 
James J. Corbett, known as "Gentleman Jim"

BoxingEdit

Events

Lineal world champions[6]

CricketEdit

Events

England

Australia

South Africa

West Indies

GolfEdit

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racingEdit

Events

England

Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockeyEdit

Ice skatingEdit

Events

RowingEdit

The Boat Race

Rugby footballEdit

Home Nations Championship

TennisEdit

England

France

USA

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Good Night". The Washington Post. 18 November 2006.
  2. ^ Names, Larry D (1987). "The Myth". In Scott, Greg (ed.). The History of the Green Bay Packers: The Lambeau Years. Vol. 1. Angel Press of WI. pp. 24–25. ISBN 0-939995-00-X.
  3. ^ Breuer, Christoph; Hoekman, Remco; Nagel, Siegfried; Werff, Harold van der (8 December 2016). Sport Clubs in Europe: A Cross-National Comparative Perspective. Springer. p. 72. ISBN 978-3-319-17635-2.
  4. ^ a b c "Basket Football Game". Springfield Republican. Springfield, Massachusetts. March 12, 1892. Retrieved June 9, 2014.
  5. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – James J Corbett. Retrieved on 14 November 2009.
  6. ^ "Cyber Boxing Zone". Archived from the original on 2009-06-14. Retrieved 2009-06-20.
  7. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 29 December 2021.