1825 in sports
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1825 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.
- "A baseball club, numbering nearly fifty members, met every afternoon during the ball playing season" in Rochester, New York, wrote Thurlow Weed in 1883 (Life of Thurlow Weed, vol. 1)
- 19 July — Jem Ward takes the English Championship when he defeats Tom Cannon in the tenth round at Warwick.
- On Thursday 28 July, a schools match at Lord's between Harrow and Winchester having just concluded, the pavilion burns down overnight with the consequent loss of valuable scorecards, records and trophies
- Inter-county cricket is revived for the first time since 1796 with Sussex playing two matches each against Hampshire and Kent. Hampshire and Kent do not play each other.
- 1,000 Guineas Stakes – Tontine
- 2,000 Guineas Stakes – Enamel
- Epsom Derby – Middleton
- Epsom Oaks – Wings
- St. Leger Stakes – Memnon
- Cyber Boxing Zone – Jem Ward. Retrieved on 6 November 2009.
- Note that scorecards created in the first quarter of the 19th century are not necessarily accurate or complete; therefore any summary of runs, wickets or catches can only represent the known totals and the missing data prevents effective computation of averages