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The History of Sport 1930: The inaugural World Cup is won by Uruguay, Don Bradman’s sensational year of batting records, Bobby Jones’s golf Grand Slam, the first Empire Games

The major events in sport in 1930 The inaugural FIFA World Cup is held in Uruguay and is won by the host nation as Uruguay defeats Argentina 4–2 in the final. Joe Bambrick scores six goals for Ireland v Wales … Continue reading

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The History of Sport 1926: Gertrude Ederle is the first woman to swim the Channel, the first British Grand Prix, Molla Mallory’s eighth US Open, Bobby Jones makes golf history, Huddersfield’s hat-trick of league titles.

      Some of the notable events in sport in 1926: Huddersfield Town are the first team to win the English Football League championship title three times in succession. The Second Women’s World Games for athletics are held in … Continue reading

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The Greatest Male Golfers of All-Time and Record Number of Titles in the Major Championships

A good starting point in evaluating the greatest golfers in history is to look at their records in the Major Championships.  The four are: The Masters (established 1934) Most wins Jack Nicklaus 6 (1963,65,66,72,75,86) Arnold Palmer 4 (1958,60,62,64) Tiger Woods … Continue reading

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World Sports Hall of Fame 1930: Arne Borg, Jack Dempsey, Bobby Jones and Paavo Nurmi

My additions to the World Sports Hall of Fame for 1930 are: Arne Borg (Sweden – Swimming) – he set more world swimming records than any man in history with a total of 32 between 1921 and 1929. These came … Continue reading

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