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1780 in sports

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1780 in sports

1780 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Contents

Boxing

Events

  • With Duggan Fearns inactive or retired, the Championship of England title remains vacant until 1787.
  • Cricket

    Events

  • Duke & Son of Penshurst make the first-ever six-seam cricket ball.
  • England

  • Most runs – Joseph Miller and James Aylward 142 apiece
  • Most wickets – Lumpy Stevens 18
  • Horse racing

    Events

  • The inaugural Epsom Derby (aka The Derby) is won by Diomed
  • England

  • Epsom Derby – Diomed
  • Epsom Oaks – Tetotum
  • St Leger Stakes – Ruler
  • References

    1780 in sports Wikipedia


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