1935 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.
1935 in sports Wikipedia
FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 5th FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are held at Mürren, Switzerland. The events are a downhill, a slalom and a combined race in both the men's and women's categories. The winners are:Men's Downhill – Franz Zingerle (Austria)
Men's Slalom – Anton Seelos (Austria)
Men's Combined – Anton Seelos (Austria)
Women's Downhill – Christl Cranz (Germany)
Women's Slalom – Anny Rüegg (Switzerland)
Women's Combined – Christl Cranz (Germany)
Detroit Lions defeat New York Giants 26–7 for the NFL championship
Rose Bowl (1934 season):
The Alabama Crimson Tide won 29-13 over the Stanford Indians to share the college football national championship
Minnesota Golden Gophers – college football national championship shared with SMU Mustangs
First Heisman Trophy presented to Jay Berwanger of the University of Chicago
The Maxwell Football Club of Philadelphia was founded
EnglandFirst Division – Arsenal win the 1934–35 title, becoming only the second team to win the title three times in a row.
FA Cup – Sheffield Wednesday beat West Bromwich Albion 4–2.
SpainLa Liga won by Betis Balompié
GermanyOrigin of the DFB-Pokal, which is Germany's premier national cup competition, in the institution of the "Tschammer-Pokal", a competition with Nazi affiliations that is terminated at the end of World War II. It is then restored as the DFB-Pokal in the 1952–53 season.
National Championship – FC Schalke 04 6–4 VfB Stuttgart
Tschammer-Pokal – 1. FC Nuremberg 2–0 FC Schalke 04 in Düsseldorf
ItalySerie A won by Juventus
PortugalThe inaugural Primeira Liga is won by F.C. Porto
FranceFrench Division 1 won by Sochaux-Montbéliard
BrazilJanuary 25 – São Paulo Futebol Clube founded.
VFL Premiership5 October – Collingwood wins the 39th VFL Premiership, defeating South Melbourne 11.12 (78) to 7.16 (58) in the 1935 VFL Grand Final
Brownlow Medal awarded to Haydn Bunton, Sr. (Fitzroy)
South Australian National Football League5 October – South Adelaide wins their first premiership since 1899, beating Port Adelaide 15.9 (99) to 13.13 (91)
Magarey Medal awarded to Jack Cockburn (South Adelaide)
Western Australian National Football League12 October – West Perth win their seventh premiership, defeating Subiaco 11.8 (74) to 7.9 (51)
Sandover Medal awarded to Lou Daily (Subiaco) and George Krepp (Swan Districts)
Detroit Tigers defeat Chicago Cubs 4–2 in the World Series
American League: Hank Greenberg, Detroit Tigers
National League: Gabby Hartnett, Chicago Cubs
On May 25, Babe Ruth has a last hurrah, hitting three home runs against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The final one, the last of his 714 career home runs, sets a baseball record that stood for 39 years. This homer is the first to clear the right field grandstand at Forbes Field and is measured at 600 feet (183 m).
June 2 – Babe Ruth announces he is going to retire from the sport.
The Winnipeg Maroons win the Northern League championship.
Japanese club Hanshin Tigers, officially founded in Osaka on December 10.
EventsEurobasket 1935, won by Latvia, is the first European international basketball championship.
The fourth South American Basketball Championship in Rio de Janeiro is won by Argentina.
Events13 June – James J. Braddock defeats Max Baer over fifteen rounds at Long Island City to win the World Heavyweight Championship
Lineal world championsWorld Heavyweight Championship – Max Baer → James J. Braddock
World Light Heavyweight Championship – Bob Olin → John Henry Lewis
World Middleweight Championship – vacant
World Welterweight Championship – Jimmy McLarnin → Barney Ross
World Lightweight Championship – vacant → Tony Canzoneri
World Featherweight Championship – vacant
World Bantamweight Championship – Panama Al Brown → Baltazar Sangchili
World Flyweight Championship – vacant → Benny Lynch
EventsEngland tour the West Indies, and tie a four-Test series at one win each with two draws
9 March – The inaugural Ranji Trophy final begins a season after the death of K. S. Ranjitsinhji, in whose memory the trophy was awarded
EnglandCounty Championship – Yorkshire
Minor Counties Championship – Middlesex Second Eleven
Most runs – Wally Hammond 2,616 @ 49.37 (HS 252)
Most wickets – Tich Freeman 212 @ 21.51 (BB 8–40)
South Africa defeat England one Test to nil with four draws
AustraliaSheffield Shield – Victoria
Most runs – Jack Fingleton 880 @ 58.66 (HS 134)
Most wickets – Chuck Fleetwood-Smith 63 @ 20.34 (BB 8–113)
South AfricaCurrie Cup – Transvaal
IndiaBombay Quadrangular – Muslims
Ranji Trophy – Bombay defeat Northern India by 208 runs
New ZealandPlunket Shield – Canterbury
West IndiesInter-Colonial Tournament – British Guiana
Tour de FranceRomain Maes wins the 29th Tour de France
Francisco Cepeda becomes the first rider to die during a Tour de France when he falls from his bike descending into a ravine
Giro d'ItaliaVasco Bergamaschi of Maino wins the 23rd Giro d'Italia
Vuelta a EspañaThe first edition of what will eventually become of one road bicycle racing's Grand Tours is raced and won by Gustaaf Deloor.
Men's professionalMasters Tournament – Gene Sarazen fired a double eagle on the 15th hole in the final round to force an 18-hole playoff which Sarazen would win the next day.
U.S. Open – Sam Parks, Jr.
British Open – Alf Perry
PGA Championship – Johnny Revolta
Men's amateurBritish Amateur – Lawson Little
U.S. Amateur – Lawson Little
Women's professionalWomen's Western Open – Opal Hill
SteeplechasesCheltenham Gold Cup – Golden Miller
Grand National – Reynoldstown
Flat racesAustralia – Melbourne Cup won by Marabou
Canada – Queen's Plate won by Sally Fuller
France – Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe won by Samos
Ireland – Irish Derby Stakes won by Museum
English Triple Crown Races:
United States Triple Crown Races:
- 2,000 Guineas Stakes – Bahram
- Epsom Derby – Bahram
- St. Leger Stakes – Bahram
4 April to 9 April – Montreal Maroons sweep Toronto Maple Leafs 3–0 to win the Stanley Cup
Norway – The Norwegian Ice Hockey League was established
European Championship won by Rudolf Caracciola for Mercedes-Benz
30 May – Kelly Petillo wins 23rd running of Indianapolis 500 in the Gilmore Speedway Special Wetteroth–Offenhauser in 4:42:22.77.
- Kentucky Derby – Omaha
- Preakness Stakes – Omaha
- Belmont Stakes – Omaha
FIS Nordic World Ski Championships9th FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1935 are held at Vysoké Tatry, Czechoslovakia
The Boat Race6 April — Cambridge wins the 87th Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race
1935 European Rugby League Championship / 1935–36 European Rugby League Championship
1935 New Zealand rugby league season
1935 NSWRFL season
1934–35 Northern Rugby Football League season / 1935–36 Northern Rugby Football League season
48th Home Nations Championship series is won by Ireland
World Snooker Championship – Joe Davis beats Willie Smith 25–20
Speed Skating World ChampionshipsMen's All-round Champion – Michael Staksrud (Norway)
AustraliaAustralian Men's Singles Championship – Jack Crawford (Australia) defeats Fred Perry (Great Britain) 2–6, 6–4, 6–4, 6–4
Australian Women's Singles Championship – Dorothy Round Little (Great Britain) defeats Nancy Lyle Glover (Australia) 1–6, 6–1, 6–3
EnglandWimbledon Men's Singles Championship – Fred Perry (Great Britain) defeats Gottfried von Cramm (Germany) 6–2, 6–4, 6–4
Wimbledon Women's Singles Championship – Helen Wills Moody (USA) defeats Helen Jacobs (USA) 6–3, 3–6, 7–5
FranceFrench Men's Singles Championship – Fred Perry (Great Britain) defeats Gottfried von Cramm (Germany) 6–3, 3–6, 6–1, 6–3
French Women's Singles Championship – Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling (Germany) defeats Simonne Mathieu (France) 6–2, 6–1
USAAmerican Men's Singles Championship – Wilmer Allison (USA) defeats Sidney Wood (USA) 6–2, 6–2, 6–3
American Women's Singles Championship – Helen Jacobs (USA) defeats Sarah Palfrey Cooke (USA) 6–2, 6–4
Davis Cup1935 International Lawn Tennis Challenge – Great Britain at 5–0 United States (14) Centre Court, Wimbledon (grass) London, United Kingdom
Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year – Joe Louis, Boxing
Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year – Helen Wills Moody, Tennis