1915 in sports


1915 in sports

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Baseball

*1915 World Series - Boston Red Sox defeat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 1

Football (Australian rules football)

* Victorian Football League - Carlton wins the 19th VFL Premiership (Carlton 11.12 (78) d Collingwood 6.9 (45))

Football (soccer)

England

*First Division - Everton win the 1914-15 title
*FA Cup - Sheffield United beat Chelsea 3-0.
*The outbreak of World War I means that first-class football is suspended at the end of the 1914-15 season, with many footballers signing up to fight for their country. The FA Cup and Football League are not contested, although regional leagues and cups are set up in their place.

Golf

*British Open - not played due to World War I
*June 16-18 - U.S. Open - Jerome Travers
*British Amateur - not played due to World War I
*U.S. Amateur - Robert A. Gardner

Horse Racing

* May 8 - Regret wins the Kentucky Derby

Ice hockey

* March - Ottawa Senators win the National Hockey Association (NHA) championship.
* March - Vancouver Millionaires win the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA) championship.
* March - In the first NHA-PCHA series to determine the Stanley Cup champion, the Vancouver Millionaires, led by former Senator Fred Taylor defeat the Ottawa Senators three games to none.
* March - Winnipeg Monarchs win the Allan Cup.

Multi-sport events

* Second Far Eastern Championship Games held in Shanghai, Republic of China.

Running

*First official running of the Mount Marathon Race, Seward, Alaska.

Births

* January 23 – Herma Bauma, Austrian athlete (d. 2003)
* March 17 – Bill Roycroft, Australian equestrian champion
* July 19 — Moacyr Daiuto, Brazilian basketball coach
* November – Chick Hearn, American pro-basketball announcer (d. 2002)

Deaths

* February 5 - Ross Barnes, baseball player
* May 9Tony Wilding, champion tennis player and soldier
* September 9 - Albert Spalding, baseball player and sporting goods manufacturer
* October 23 - W G Grace, England cricketer


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