1788 in sports

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Years in sports: 1785 1786 1787 1788 1789 1790 1791
Centuries: 17th century · 18th century · 19th century
Decades: 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s
Years: 1785 1786 1787 1788 1789 1790 1791

1788 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Boxing[edit]

Events

  • Tom Johnson retained his English championship but no fights involving him are recorded in 1788.[1]
  • 31 December — "Big" Ben Brain defeated William Corbally at Navestock in 20 minutes.[2]

Cricket[edit]

Events

England

Horse racing[edit]

England

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Tom Johnson. Retrieved on 7 November 2009.
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone - Ben Brain. Retrieved on 20 January 2018.
  3. ^ 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