January 1934 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 8 of 8

2nd - Bradman scores 253 NSW v Queensland, 204 mins, 29 fours 4 sixes
5th - National & American Baseball Leagues select a uniform ball
15th - Babe Ruth signs a 1934 contract for $35,000 ($17,000 cut)
17th - Carl Hubbell, NL MVP winner, gets $18,000 contract by the NY Giants
17th - NY Giants reward MVP pitcher Carl Hubbell with $18,000 contract
26th - Bradman scores 128 NSW v Victoria, 96 mins, 17 fours 4 sixes
27th - 27th Australian Men's Tennis Open: Fred Perry beat Crawford (6-3 7-5 6-1)
30th - Bert Ironmonger ends Sheffield Shield career age 51 yrs 298 days

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 8 of 8

5th - William Bendeck, Bolivian rally driver (d. 1971)
7th - Charles Lamont Jenkins, NYC, 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1956)
8th - Jacques Anquetil, France, Tour de France bicycle racer (5-time winner)
8th - Gene Freese, American baseball player, (d. 2013)
9th - Bart Starr, NFL quarterback/coach (Green Bay)
12th - Burdette Haldorson, US, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1956, 60)
12th - Mick Sullivan, English rugby league footballer
31st - Brian Bolus, cricketer (England opening batsman early 60's)

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 1 of 1

6th - Herbert Chapman, Legendary Manager of Arsenal and Huddersfield Town (b. 1878)


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