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.

American football Edit

Association football Edit

England

France

Germany

Poland

Spain

Australian rules football Edit

VFL Premiership

South Australian Football League

West Australian Football League

Bandy Edit

Sweden

Baseball Edit

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

Boxing Edit

Events

Lineal world champions[2]

Canadian football Edit

Grey Cup

  • not contested

Cricket Edit

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

Cycling Edit

Tour de France

Giro d'Italia

Figure skating Edit

World Figure Skating Championships

  • The championships are not contested

Golf Edit

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racing Edit

Events

England

Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockey Edit

Stanley Cup

Events

Motorsport Edit

Multi-sport events Edit

Far Eastern Championship Games

Rowing Edit

The Boat Race

Rugby league Edit

England

Australia

Rugby union Edit

Five Nations Championship

Speed skating Edit

Speed Skating World Championships

Tennis Edit

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

References Edit

  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. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 2 January 2022.
  5. ^ "WW1 boat race medal sold at auction". BBC News. 26 September 2014. Retrieved 30 April 2021.