1919 in sports

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1919 in sports describes the year's events in world sport. Although World War I had ended in 1918, the influenza pandemic and planning difficulties from the war still curtailed sport to a considerable extent.

Years in sports: 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s
Years: 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922

American footballEdit

Association footballEdit

England

France

Germany

Poland

Spain

Australian rules footballEdit

VFL Premiership

South Australian Football League

  • 3 May: SAFL league football resumes after three seasons of “patriotic competitions” due to World War I.
  • 27 September: Sturt and North Adelaide draw 5.9 (39) apiece in the 1919 SAFL Grand Final.
  • 4 October: In a low-scoring replay, Sturt 3.5 (23) defeat North Adelaide 2.6 (18) to win their second SAFL premiership.

West Australian Football League

BandyEdit

Sweden

BaseballEdit

World Series

Events

  • Even before game one of this World Series, there are rumours that some White Sox players have agreed to throw the series to the Reds for payment from gamblers. This will explode a year later in the Black Sox Scandal.
  • Babe Ruth hits 29 home runs for the Boston Red Sox, breaking the single season record of 27 set by Ned Williamson in 1884

Minor leagues

BoxingEdit

Events

Lineal world champions[2]

Canadian footballEdit

Grey Cup

  • not contested

CricketEdit

Events

  • Very few first-class matches are played worldwide during the 1918–19 season but the County Championship is reintroduced in the 1919 English season to progress the game's post-war recovery.

England

Australia

India

New Zealand

South Africa

  • 18 October – With the end of World War I, first-class cricket is played in South Africa for the first time since 13 April 1914. However, the interprovincial Currie Cup does not resume until 1920–21.

West Indies

CyclingEdit

Tour de France

Giro d'Italia

Figure skatingEdit

World Figure Skating Championships

  • The championships are not contested

GolfEdit

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racingEdit

Events

England

Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockeyEdit

Stanley Cup

Events

MotorsportEdit

Multi-sport eventsEdit

Far Eastern Championship Games

RowingEdit

The Boat Race

Rugby leagueEdit

England

Australia

Rugby unionEdit

Five Nations Championship

Speed skatingEdit

Speed Skating World Championships

TennisEdit

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Valencia CF Celebrate 100 years in Style". Sportskeeda. Retrieved 23 November 2020.
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone
  3. ^ "Cycling-Tour de France list of winners". Eurosport UK. 26 August 2020. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  4. ^ "WW1 boat race medal sold at auction". BBC News. 26 September 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2021.