1785 in sports

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Years in sports: 1782 1783 1784 1785 1786 1787 1788
Centuries: 17th century · 18th century · 19th century
Decades: 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s
Years: 1782 1783 1784 1785 1786 1787 1788

1785 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.



  • 7 June — Bill Harvey defeated Harry Sellers in a 20-minute fight at Ash Fields.[1]



  • First definite mention in the sources of Billy Beldham. The rise of the White Conduit Club foreshadowed a shift of direction by cricket's hierarchy from rural Hampshire to metropolitan London.


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  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone - Harry Sellers. Retrieved on 20 October 2017.
  2. ^ a b Note that scorecards created in the 18th century are not necessarily accurate or complete; therefore any summary of runs, wickets or catches can only represent the known totals and the missing data prevents effective computation of averages