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  1905 in sports - Definition, explanation
Founded in 1905 and is the only rowing club on the Eastern Shore of the Derwent in Hobart.
Based in Adelaide, SA and formed 1905, the "Panthers" field teams in senior mens, senior womens, juniors and veterans grades...
Founded in 1905 by King Edward VII this golf course is situated in the western part of today's Czech Republic.
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  Elmer Flick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Flick was the AL batting champion in 1905 with a.308 average; in major league history, only Carl Yastrzemski won a batting title with a lower mark (.301 in 1968).
Flick also led the league in slugging percentage in 1905, one of his several productive seasons.
He batted over.300 eight times in his career and finished with a.313 average, leading the league in RBI once (with 110 in 1900), stolen bases twice (1904 and 1906) and triples three times (1905-07).
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Elmer_Flick   (457 words)

  
 Branch Rickey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Louis Brown in 1905, he hit fairly well in 1906 but was a lousy fielder, a skill deemed more important for his position.
During his tenure in Pittsburgh, Rickey, along with three other Pittsburgh-area businessmen, funded the incorporation of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, which is now the largest interdenominational school-based Christian sports organization in the United States.
He collapsed in the middle of a speech in Columbia, Missouri as he was being elected the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
www.leessummit.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Branch_Rickey   (1511 words)

  
 Czech Americans in Sports. By Mila Rechcigl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There were three more waves of Czech migrations: first, prior to the Second World War, the second, after the Communist coup d'etat in 1948, and the third in 1968, after the squelching of the Prague Spring, during the Dubcek era, and the occupation of Czechoslovakia by the Soviet troops.
Sports, athletics and gymnastics have been an integral part in the life of Czechs for at least the last 150 years.
In 1957, he was named to the Nebraska Sports Hall of Fame as the greatest wrestler of his time.
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 Mythic Ideals: Max Schmeling (1905-2005) | PopMatters Sports Features
Sports figures are typically cast as mythic ideals, representing not just themselves but a host of associations.
After all, Louis was cast as a hero in a country of segregated public facilities and lynchings.
Not least because it's shown the bitterly conservative sports media that America does care about what happens outside the 50 states.
www.popmatters.com /sports/features/050207-maxschmeling.shtml   (858 words)

  
 Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The field of sports had its place in the early life of Foster County even though the country was new and largely unsettled.
Although hunting and fishing and baseball were the commonest of the sports indulged in during the early years of settling Foster County, occasionally there is mention by a pioneer of an early newspaper of some more unusual sport.
This was a sport they loved and at which most of them were proficient and it was also a good way to get about on the snow covered prairies.
www.webfamilytree.com /sports.htm   (2234 words)

  
 Queens Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Noted sports writer and NPR commentator Feinstein takes the reader behind the scenes into the world of the Patriot League, basketball's smallest Division I conference, and shows that exciting basketball can be played at smaller colleges and team rivalries are just as intense as those found in the major conferences.
When private eye Bill Smith gets a call from the New York City police that his teenage nephew Gary is in jail, he agrees to help out the high school football star, only to find out that Gary and his team may be implicated in the death of a young girl.
Smith is sucked into the world of competitive high school sports and a football-mad community that will stop at nothing to cover up a crime committed by one of their own.
www.queenslibrary.org /books/archives/index.asp?archive=16   (544 words)

  
 1905   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
1902 1903 1904 - 1905 - 1906 1907 1908
January 22 - Massacre of Russian demonstrators at the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, one of the triggers of the abortive Russian Revolution of 1905.
January 26 - The Cullinan Diamond is found near Pretoria, South Africa at the Premier Mine.
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 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Eddie Cicotte
At the time of his lifetime ban, he was considered one of the premiere pitchers in the American League.
A Detroit native, Cicotte played baseball in Georgia in 1905, where he was a teammate of Ty Cobb.
Both players were purchased by the Tigers, and Cicotte made his big-league debut on September 3, 1905.
www.singaporemoms.com /parenting/Eddie_Cicotte   (502 words)

  
 1906 in sports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
See also: 1905 in sports, other events of 1906, 1907 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
March 31 - The Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the United States (IAAUS) is established to set rules for amateur sports in the United States.
The IAAUS would later become the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in 1910.
www.secaucus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1906_in_sports   (197 words)

  
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 Today in Sports
1905 - Chicago Cubs hurler Ed Reulbach went the distance in the Cubs 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in 20 innings.
Earlier Holly McPeak and Elaine Youngs won the first ever United States medal in the sport by beating Australians Natalie Cook and Nicole Sanderson in the bronze medal match.
The American women had been shut out in every Olympics since beach volleyball debuted at Atlanta in 1996.
www.christiansportzone.com /content/TodayinSports.htm   (627 words)

  
 Fédération Aéronautique Internationale - FAI
FAI is the world air sports federation, founded in 1905.
Enter the legend of air sports, and discover the century-old history of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale.
FAI medals and diplomas aim at giving public recognition to those who have made outstanding contributions to aeronautics and astronautics, especially in the field of sporting aviation.
www.fai.org   (266 words)

  
 African Americans in the Sports Arena
On view are seven major sporting events - boxing, horse racing, cycling, track and field, basketball, baseball, and football - which opened the doors to the expanding Sports Arenas of today.
The world of sports is such a strong part of the recognizable American fabric that it would be hard to imagine the social, cultural, or political development of this nation without this pastime.
On the other hand, American sports are filled with records of African American athletes capable of participating in the broad sports arena but not given the chance due to their race.
www.liu.edu /cwis/cwp/library/aaitsa.htm   (14867 words)

  
 This Day in Sports 7/5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
1905 Marvin Hart won the vacant world heavyweight title with a 12th round TKO of Jack Root in the final bout of an elimination tournament in Reno, NV.
Miller was voted the sport's most influential person of the 20th century by harness racing experts.
She is placed first when Nite of Fun is disqualified for bearing in during the stretch run of the Coaching Club American Oaks at Belmont Park.
www.fantasyinfocentral.com /forums/sports15001.html   (593 words)

  
 List of sports events
Each year is annotated with a significant event as a reference point.
1999 in sports - Death of Joe DiMaggio
1993 in sports - Monica Seles is stabbed during a tennis tournament
www.gamesinathens.com /olympics/l/li/list_of_sports_events.shtml   (585 words)

  
 Sports timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
1994 in sports - World Series cancelled after player strike; Roland Ratzenberger dies during qualifying for the San Marino Grand Prix at the Villeneuve corner and Ayrton Senna dies at the Tamburello corner during the race.
1928 in sports - Women's Olympic athletics and gymnastics are held for the first time at the 1928 Summer Olympics.
1905 in sports - New Zealand's first All Blacks Rugby Union tour of Britain (The Originals), winning 31 matches and losing one to a controversial refereeing decision.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/S/Sports-timeline.htm   (2145 words)

  
 Xtratime Community - Sports we hate
Now some would look upon this and say "Ero is a complete moron because he just doesn't get these sports etc. etc.", but as an outsider looking in, these are just plain boring and the fact that they get media coverage you'd expect to be reserved for royalty really ticks me off.
Oh and I disagree abt cricket and gridiron, I find both these sports thoroughly enjoyable, the only gripe I have with gridiron is this ridiculous 'world champion' tag they put on themselves, actually the yanks place that title on all their DOMESTIC sport champions
I happen not to like baseball and american football but now after all these months in NYC I am a huge baseball fan and though I still think the American football is very artificial thing I wantched the last year's play offs and I have to admit - it was very thrilling...
www.xtratime.org /forum/showthread.php?t=81937   (1199 words)

  
 Past Time Sports makes leather football helmets, antique baseball gloves, vintage leather football helmets
Today, almost one hundred years since the inception of the NCAA, the sport of college football flourishes as one of the most popular of collegiate games.
Today many sports history enthusisasts look for old leather football helmets for their collections or to offer as awards or commemoratives.
You'll find exact replicas of rare sports equipment that would normally only be available in museums.
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 1905 IN SPORTS : Encyclopedia Entry
The Turkish football club Galatasaray S.K. is founded in Istanbul.
The year 1905 appears on the club's logo.
Ottawa Senators win their 3rd Stanley Cup, defeating the Rat Portage Thistles 2 games to 0
www.bibleocean.com /OmniDefinition/1905_in_sports   (370 words)

  
 Historical Newspapers, Search fields
Sports and Sporting --- Oct. 1888 to Sep. 1905
Sports and Sporting--Football, in South Africa --- Jul. 1903 to Sep. 1903
Sports and Sporting--Polo --- Jul. 1903 to Jun. 1905
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 Australasia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the past, Australasia has been used as a name for a combined Australia and New Zealand team.
Examples include in 1905, when Australia and New Zealand combined its best tennis players to compete in the Davis Cup international tournament, and at the Olympic Games of 1908 and 1912.
This page was last modified 13:02, 8 Jun 2005.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Australasia   (356 words)

  
 Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Meanwhile, holders Dhaka Mohammedan sporting club will be up against comparably easier opponents in group ‘A’.
Sports Minister for Youth and Sports Fazlur Rahman, former star footballers and some film stars were present in the ceremony while the ten teams were being sorted out in two groups.
But BBC Sport understands there are still some obstacles to overcome with any move and it will be later in the week before any announcement is made.
www.bangla.net /newage/070703/spt.html   (5099 words)

  
 1905   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ford, and in this the children who took part performed very creditably and gained hearty applause.  Another amusing part of the proceedings was the futile attempts at reaching the top of a lengthy greasy pole for he prize of a ham, but in the end James Fossey was successful.
Of the sports the obstacle race provided the greatest amusement, whilst the slow cycle race also caused excitement.  On the whole the flat races were very good.  In the evening the prizes were distributed by Mrs..
Durrant to whom a vote of thanks was passed and cheers given at the call of Mr.
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 SIKIDS | Sports Freak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
They got it from the brave and wooly sports editors in New York City back when men were men and there was nothing better than a good $2 room and a good $2 broom.
So the team changed its name to "Highlanders." In 1905, sports editors started calling them "Yankees" (a common nickname for people who live in a northern state) or "Yanks" because it was easier to fit an elephant into an elevator than it was to fit Highlanders into a headline.
In 1913, the team got hep to what them ink-stained boys were sayin’ and officially became the New York Yankees.
www.sikids.com /talkback/sportsfreak/past/freak3_24_03.html   (655 words)

  
 Martin Dihigo -- Latino Legends in Sports
As a pitcher, he racked up more than 200 wins in American and Mexican ball.
Martín Dihigo, "El Maestro", served as the Minister of Sports in Cuba, until his death at age 65 in 1971.
Six years after his death, Martín Dihigo was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977 by the Negro League Committee.
www.latinosportslegends.com /Dihigo_Martin.htm   (725 words)

  
 Sports
1995 Len Martin, sports broadcaster, dies at 76
1975 Penn is 1st state to allow girls to compete with boys in HS sports
1904 1st college sports letters given to Seniors who played on University of Chicago's football team are awarded blankets with letter "C" on them
www.brainyhistory.com /topics/s/sports.html   (818 words)

  
 Sports Network: This Day in Sports.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sports Network: This Day in Sports.@ HighBeam Research
August 24 --------- 1905 - Chicago Cubs hurler Ed Reulbach went the distance in the Cubs 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in 20 innings.
The above preview is from Sports Network, August 24, 2002.
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 WNUR Sports: Corporate Donors: Overview
WNUR Sports offers better all-around coverage of Northwestern Athletics than any other media organization covering the Wildcats.
In exchange for a tax-deductible contribution, WNUR Sports will air your business announcements during sports broadcasts.
For more information on becoming a corporate donor, contact 2004-2005 Sports Directors Daniel Platt and Dan Gotera at sports-dir@wnur.org, or call us at 847-491-2234.
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 Susquehannock - Celebrating 100 Years - 1905-2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
More information on both of these events will be follow shortly.
Camp Susquehannock began in 1905 as a sports and tutoring camp for boys.
It opened with six campers and four counselors under the direction and inspiration of G. Carlton (King) Shafer, a graduate of Princeton University, class of ‘03 and teacher at the Lawrenceville School.
www.susquehannock.com /century.htm   (613 words)

  
 The Washington Times: Service, burial for columnist open to public.(Sports)(Shirley Povich: 1905 - 1998)@ HighBeam ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Service, burial for columnist open to public.(Sports)(Shirley Povich: 1905 - 1998)
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m.
tomorrow at Adas Israel synagogue, 2850 Quebec St. NW., for Shirley Povich, longtime sports columnist for The Washington Post, who died of a heart attack Thursday night outside his home in Northwest.
highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:58338391&refid=ip_almanac_hf   (196 words)

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