1780 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.
1780 in sports Wikipedia
EventsWith Duggan Fearns inactive or retired, the Championship of England title remains vacant until 1787.
EventsDuke & Son of Penshurst make the first-ever six-seam cricket ball.
EnglandMost runs – Joseph Miller and James Aylward 142 apiece
Most wickets – Lumpy Stevens 18
EventsThe inaugural Epsom Derby (aka The Derby) is won by Diomed
EnglandEpsom Derby – Diomed
Epsom Oaks – Tetotum
St Leger Stakes – Ruler