1914 in sports

1914 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
Years: 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917

American footballEdit

College championship

Professional championships

Events

Association footballEdit

Brazil

England

Germany

Portugal

Scotland

Australian rules footballEdit

VFL Premiership

South Australian Football League

West Australian Football League

Events

  • University withdraws from the VFL at the end of the season
  • Port Adelaide become the only SAFA/SAFL/SANFL team to finish with a perfect season, overall winning thirty consecutive matches including one against a combined team from the other six SAFL clubs and one against Carlton.[2]

BandyEdit

Sweden

BaseballEdit

World Series

Events

  • The "Federal League War" ensues when the Federal League leaves Minor League Baseball and competes with the two established major leagues. Retaining clubs in Kansas City, Indianapolis, St Louis, Chicago and Pittsburgh, the Federal League sets up additional clubs in Buffalo, Baltimore and Brooklyn.
  • Baltimore Terrapins are a great popular success and drive the minor Orioles out of business, so creating the basis of the baseball anti–trust case
  • 22 April — Babe Ruth pitches his first professional game for the Baltimore Orioles at age 19

BoxingEdit

Events

Lineal world champions[3]

Canadian footballEdit

Grey Cup

CricketEdit

Events

  • The 1914 English cricket season is cancelled at the end of August because of the outbreak of the First World War. The last four matches to be played all finish on 2 September and the remaining five scheduled fixtures are cancelled.

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

West Indies

CyclingEdit

Tour de France

Figure skatingEdit

World Figure Skating Championships

GolfEdit

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racingEdit

England

Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockeyEdit

Stanley Cup

Events

  • Victoria Aristocrats wins the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA) championship
  • Blueshirts play Aristocrats in a challenge series with Blueshirts winning by three games to nil. The NHA and PCHA agree to start an annual playoff in 1915 to decide the Stanley Cup winner.
  • Regina Victorias wins the Allan Cup

MotorsportEdit

RowingEdit

The Boat Race

Rugby leagueEdit

International

England

Australia

New Zealand

Rugby unionEdit

Five Nations Championship

Speed skatingEdit

Speed Skating World Championships

TennisEdit

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

Yacht racingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scottish Cup Past Winners | Scottish Cup | Scottish FA". www.scottishfa.co.uk. Retrieved 5 February 2021.
  2. ^ Devaney, John; ‘The Invincibles at Play’
  3. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone
  4. ^ "Cycling-Tour de France list of winners". Eurosport UK. 26 August 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  5. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 2 January 2022.
  6. ^ "WW1 boat race medal sold at auction". BBC News. 26 September 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2021.
  7. ^ "Resolute Beats All Cup Course Records. Shamrock Will Have to Hustle to Better Yesterday's Time. 30 Miles in 3:16:41". The New York Times. June 11, 1914. Retrieved 2010-10-15.