1893 in sports

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1893 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

American football[edit]

College championship

Events

Association football[edit]

Argentina

England

Portugal

  • 28 September — foundation of FC Porto as Football Club do Porto

Scotland

Baseball[edit]

National championship

  • Beginning in 1893, the National League's championship pennant is awarded to the first–place club in the standings at the end of the season. Boston Beaneaters takes the 1893 title and there is no post–season play–off series.

Events

  • The pitcher's rubber replaces the box and the effective distance from home plate increases from 55 feet to 60 feet, 6 inches.

Basketball[edit]

Events

Boxing[edit]

Events

Lineal world champions[2]

Cricket[edit]

Events

England

Australia

India

South Africa

West Indies

Golf[edit]

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

  • In the 11th series, six matches are played between England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Wales wins all three of its matches to take the Championship for the first time.

Speed skating[edit]

Events

Speed Skating World Championships

Tennis[edit]

England

France

USA

Yacht racing[edit]

America's Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Jack McAuliffe. Retrieved on 13 November 2009.
  2. ^ "Cyber Boxing Zone". Archived from the original on 20 June 2009. Retrieved 20 June 2009.