1874 in sports

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Years: 1871 1872 1873 1874 1875 1876 1877

1874 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

American football[edit]

College championship

Events

Association football[edit]

England

Scotland

Baseball[edit]

National championship

Boxing[edit]

Events

  • No major bouts take place in 1874. Tom Allen retains the American Championship.[1]

Cricket[edit]

Events

  • W. G. Grace becomes the first player to perform the double in an English season. In 21 first-class matches, he scores 1664 runs and takes 140 wickets.

England

Golf[edit]

Major tournaments

Horse racing[edit]

England

Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockey[edit]

Events

  • The Montreal Victorias hockey club, members of the Victoria Skating Club, begin play of ice hockey at the Victoria Skating Rink, leading to the first organized indoor game in 1875. The club does not formally exist until several years later, in 1877 or 1881.

Rowing[edit]

The Boat Race

Rugby football[edit]

Events

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Tom Allen. Retrieved on 12 November 2009.
  2. ^ A semi-official seasonal title proclaimed by media consensus prior to December 1889 when the official County Championship is constituted.