Saturday, July 4, 2020

On this day


1904 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Wimbledon: Laurence Doherty & Reggie Doherty beat Paul de Borman & William le Maire de Warzée 6-0, 6-1, 6-3 to give British Isles an unassailable 3-0 lead over Belgium (ends 5-0)

1905 Baseball Hall of Fame pitchers Rube Waddell (A's) and Cy Young (Boston) matchup in 20-inning classic; Philadelphia win, 4-2

1907 Canadian world heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires of Australia in round 1 in Colma, California, his 6th title defence

1911 Chicago White Sox pitcher Ed Walsh halts Ty Cobb's 40-game hitting streak as Cobb goes 0 for 4

1932 Australian cricket batsman Don Bradman scores 260, a North American record, v Western Ontario in Guelph

1939 Red Sox 3rd baseman Jim Tabor hits record-tying 2 grand slams in one MLB game, 18-12 win v Phillies


Cyril Mitchley – Test cricketer and Umpire

Cyril John Mitchley (born 4 July 1938) is a South African former cricket player, umpire and match referee. As an umpire he officiated in first-class and Test cricket matches.
Umpiring information
Tests umpired 26 (1992–2000)
ODIs umpired 60 (1992–2000)
FC umpired 127 (1981–2001)
LA umpired 218 (1982–2001)
Career statistics
Competition           First class List A
Matches                   8                 2
Runs scored           224         53
Batting average         20.36         26.50
100s/50s                   0/2                 0/0
Top score           66                 36
Catches/stumpings   20/9         4/0

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