1885 in sports

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1885 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

American football[edit]

College championship

Association football[edit]

England

Scotland

Baseball[edit]

National championship

Events

  • The Cuban Giants, composed mainly of African-American players from Philadelphia, is the first black professional baseball team on a reasonably permanent basis. It will sometimes join a league and use a regular home park but more often tour independently.

Boxing[edit]

Events

Lineal world champions[5]

Cricket[edit]

Events

  • Nottinghamshire wins the county championship title for a third successive season

England

Australia

Golf[edit]

Events

Major tournaments

Other tournaments

Horse racing[edit]

England

Australia

Canada

Ireland

USA

Ice hockey[edit]

Events

Rowing[edit]

The Boat Race

Rugby football[edit]

Home Nations Championship

Other events

Tennis[edit]

England

USA

Yacht racing[edit]

America's Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Lineal Heavyweight Champions. Retrieved on 6 June 2009. Archived 2009-06-08.
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – John L Sullivan. Retrieved on 13 November 2009.
  3. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Jack Nonpareil Dempsey. Retrieved on 13 November 2009.
  4. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – James J Corbett. Retrieved on 13 November 2009.
  5. ^ "Cyber Boxing Zone". Archived from the original on 2009-06-20. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  6. ^ A semi-official seasonal title proclaimed by media consensus prior to December 1889 when the official County Championship is constituted.