1915 in sports

1915 in sports

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cp=19th century
c=20th century
cf=21st century


*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)


*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.


*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.


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


* 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)


* 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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