1899 in sports

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1899 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

American football edit

College championship

Professional championships

Events

Association football edit

England

France

Germany

Hungary

Italy

  • Foundation of A.C. Milan as the Milan Associazione Calcio (Milan Association Football).

Scotland

Spain

  • 29 November — FC Barcelona founded by a Swiss, Hans Gamper, who wants to establish football in the city.

Uruguay

Athletics edit

Australian rules football edit

VFL Premiership

Baseball edit

National championship

Events

  • Cleveland Spiders finish last in the twelve-team NL and establish an all-time major league record with 134 losses in a season, 84 games behind the pennant winner and 35 games out of 11th place. The team plays 113 games on the road, losing a record 102. They are dropped during the off-season when the National League contracts from twelve to eight teams.

Basketball edit

Events

  • Kansas played their first men's basketball game against the Kansas City YMCA, losing 5–16. The Jayhawks were coached by the inventor of basketball James Naismith. Kansas quickly became one of the most prestigious college basketball programs in the nation.

Boxing edit

Lineal world champions[4]

Cricket edit

Events

England

Australia

India

South Africa

West Indies

Cycling edit

Road racing

Figure skating edit

World Figure Skating Championships

Golf edit

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racing edit

England

Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockey edit

Stanley Cup

Motor racing edit

Tour de France Trail

Rowing edit

The Boat Race

Rugby league edit

England

Rugby union edit

Home Nations Championship

Speed skating edit

Speed Skating World Championships

Tennis edit

Events

England

France

USA

Yacht racing edit

America's Cup

References edit

  1. ^ "Scottish Cup Past Winners | Scottish Cup | Scottish FA". www.scottishfa.co.uk. Retrieved 5 February 2021.
  2. ^ Finn, Gerry; Giulianotti, Richard (11 January 2013). Football Culture: Local Conflicts, Global Visions. Routledge. p. 137. ISBN 978-1-136-33028-5.
  3. ^ Boston Athletic Association (2011). "Boston Marathon History: 1897-1900". www.baa.org. Boston: Boston Athletic Association. Archived from the original on 2013-04-10. Retrieved March 2, 2011.
  4. ^ "Cyber Boxing Zone". Archived from the original on 2009-06-14. Retrieved 2009-06-20.
  5. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 29 December 2021.
  6. ^ 1899 Grand Prix and Paris Races Archived 2015-09-24 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 7 September 2009.
  7. ^ Grand Prix History online (retrieved 11 June 2017)
  8. ^ Grand Prix History online (retrieved 11 June 2017)