- 1888 in sports
World Series- New York NL defeats St Louis AA 6 games to 4.
*The last of many adjustments finally sets four balls and three strikes for a "walk" and a strikeout.
The Football Leagueis founded; twelve teams are organised in a single division.
FA Cup- West Bromwich Albion beat Preston North End in the final by two goals to one.
April 7- Tinsley Lindleyscores in his ninth consecutive England game, a record that still stands.
*Barnet Football Club founded.
*Walsall Town and Walsall Swifts merge to form Walsall Football Club. They originally played under the name of Walsall Town Swifts.
Celtic F.C.founded Golf
May 14- Kentucky Derby- MacBeth II
Belmont Stakes- Sir Dixon
Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race- Cambridge
August 1— Charles Winslow, South African tennis player (d. 1963)
December 14— Harold Hardwick, Australian freestyle swimmer (d. 1959)
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