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  University of Delaware Athletics and Sports Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The University of Delaware's lone member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY, Vic Willis played one season of baseball with the Blue Hens and later served as head coach.
He was the captain of the 1897 University of Delaware baseball team and later returned to serve as head coach in 1907, leading the team to a then-record eight wins, and part of the 1908 campaign.
Known as one of the top pitchers of his time, Vic was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1995 and the Delaware Sports Hall of Fame in 1977.
www.udel.edu /sportsinfo/hall_of_fame/willis.html   (172 words)

  
 Welcome to rediff.com : Sports - Athens 2004 History
The perceived offender was disqualified and after his two team mates refused to run in a replay, Halswelle trotted around alone to win the gold medal.
** Although the 1908 Games set standards for Olympic organisers to follow, allegations were made against the British that they had adopted questionable tactics to ensure themselves of the most medals.
** The demonstration sport for the 1908 Games was bicycle polo, in which Ireland beat Germany 3-1.
www.rediff.com /sports/ath041908.htm   (1259 words)

  
 The New York Times: This Day In Sports
NEW YORK-Censurable stupidity on the part of player Merkle in today's game at the Polo Grounds between the Giants and Chicagos placed the New York team's chances of winning the pennant in jeopardy.
Fred Merkle in 1908, the year his base-running gaffe cost the New York Giants the pennant.
Instead of advancing from first to second on a ninth-inning hit to make sure that a game-winning run from third would count, he headed to the clubhouse.
www.nytimes.com /packages/html/sports/year_in_sports/09.23.html   (644 words)

  
 1908 in sports
See also: 1907 in sports, other events of 1908, 1909 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.
The third Summer Olympic Games are held in London, England.
February 17 - Red Barber[?], baseball announcer, sports journalist (+ 1992)
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 1908
Years: 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 - 1908 - 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913
February 11 - Australia regain the Ashes[?] with a 308 run cricket victory over England.
April 27 - The 1908 Summer Olympics open in London.
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 1908 in sports - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
First ISU Championships for Pairs Figure Skating held in St.
Lacrosse is played as an olympic sport for the second and last time (first was in the 1904 Summer Olympics).
Canada beat Great Britain and they were the only two nations to compete.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1908_in_sports   (396 words)

  
 kenn.com > sports > baseball > mlb > 1908 mlb attendance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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You are here: kenn.com > the sports attendance database > baseball > mlb > 1908 mlb attendance
Keep in mind the nearest exit may be behind you.
www.kenn.com /sports/baseball/mlb/1908.html   (52 words)

  
 Ivy League Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
He was the first African-American to be selected to represent the United States internationally in any sport at the 1908 Olympics in London, where he was a member of the gold-medal winning 1,600-meter sprint medley relay.
Taylor helped the Quakers to the 1907 intercollegiate championship title with his performance in the 440-yard run, when he set a new meet standard of 48 4/5.
He repeated as the IC4A victor in 1908 and captured a gold medal at the 1908 Olympic Games as a member of the 1,600-meter sprint medley team that finished the race in a time of 3:29.4.
www.ivyleaguesports.com /article.asp?intID=2106   (126 words)

  
 1908 Chicago Cubs World Series Champions 13" x 16" Healy Plaque
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If it's sports equipment there's a good chance we've got it: track and field equipment, fitness equipment, camping equipment, basketball equipment, playground equipment, exercise equipment, baseball equipment, to name just a few.
www.onlinesports.com /pages/I,STKS-1908cubs.html   (248 words)

  
 AsianWeek.com: Sports: Hit 'n' Run   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Red Sox also received cash, which is believed to be $1 million, in the deal.
Ohka was 2-5 with a 6.19 ERA for the Red Sox before being sent down to Triple-A Pawtucket … Three sportswriters covering Major League Baseball have become the first Japanese selected to join the Baseball Writers Association of America, one of the oldest groups for sportswriters in the U.S., dating back to 1908.
The new members include Keizo Konishi of Kyodo News agency, Gaku Tashiro of Sankei Sports newspaper and Mamoru Shikama of Nikkan Sports News.
www.asianweek.com /2001_08_10/sports_hitnrun.html   (377 words)

  
 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
Summers, a 24-game winner in 1908, then yielded six consecutive hits and five runs, the go-ahead runs scoring on a bases-loaded single by Solly Hofman.
And those championships had come on the heels of their record 116-victory season of 1906.
In sports, the word "dynasty" just might have applied for the first time in October 1908.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1908.html   (566 words)

  
 1908 Chicago Cubs Statistics and Roster - Baseball-Reference.com
Franchise Index: 1908 Stats (1907/1909) / Schedule / Transactions
Baseball-Reference part of Sports Reference, Inc. (Copyright ©2000-2006).
Statistics may come from our work, the Baseball Databank, or other sources including SABR.org.
www.baseball-reference.com /teams/CHC/1908.shtml   (202 words)

  
 1908 Olympics — Infoplease.com
Held at a new 68,000-seat stadium in the Shepherds Bush section of London, the 1908 Games were played out under continually rainy skies and suffered from endless arguments between British officials and many of the other countries involved–especially the United States.
A House divided: the U.S. amateur sport establishment and the issue of participation in the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
(World and I) Our Sport Has Gangrene: It's the biggest skating scandal since Tonya and Nancy.
www.infoplease.com /ipsa/A0114404.html   (437 words)

  
 Victorian Unidentified 1908 Team 11" x 14" Framed Photograph from Past Time Sports
Victorian Unidentified 1908 Team 11" x 14" Framed Photograph from Past Time Sports
Antique style photograph of an early sports team from the private archives of Past Time Sports.
You cannot find much on this topic in libraries or book stores.
www.onlinesports.com /pages/I,PT-1908PHOTO.html   (263 words)

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