1825 in sports

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1825 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Baseball[edit]

Events

  • "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)

Boxing[edit]

Events

  • 19 July — Jem Ward takes the English Championship when he defeats Tom Cannon in the tenth round at Warwick.[1]

Cricket[edit]

Events

  • 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.

England

Horse racing[edit]

England

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Jem Ward. Retrieved on 6 November 2009.
  2. ^ a b 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