The actual answer is 'Captain Canada' Ian Millar, who is savouring his 10th Summer Olympics in London 2012. He was 25 years old when he first took part in the Olympics at 25 in 1972. At 65 years old this may unfortunately be this talented equestrian's last trip to the Olympics; but I for one hope that he continues and ends up as also the oldest person to compete in the Olympics! He'd only have to compete in 2 more Olympic Games to get that title as well!
Carl Spengler was born in Davos, the son of Alexander Spengler (1827-1901). He attended the universities of TÃ¼bingen, Basel, Heidelberg, Kiel, and Zurich, obtaining his doctorate at the latter in 1886.He spent his period as assistant from 1886 to 1889 at the Strassburg surgical clinic under Georg Albert LÃ¼cke (1829-1894), from 1889 to 1892 he worked with his father in Davos on the treatment of tuberculosis. In this period he published several treatises on tuberculosis that caught the attention of Robert Koch (1843-1910), who invited him to become a collaborator in his institute in Berlin. Here he also worked with the Nobel Prize winners Emil von Behring (1854-19179 and Shibasaburo Kitasato (1852-1931).During the years 1892 to 1894 Koch and Spengler collaborated on the best method of using tuberculin therapeutically - one of Koch's few scientific errors. Spengler, like others, was unhappy with the efficiency of tuberculin and introduced other forms of immunotherapy - of equally or even more dubious efficacy. Spengler believed he had identified immune antibodies in red cells, which has never been verified. Besides tuberculosis his research concerned syphilis, Spanish flu, and cancer.Carl Spengler later succeeded his father as director of this sanatorium, one of the best in Davos.Spengler was an ardent sportsman who sought to bring together athletes from the nations that had been enemies during World War I. In 1923 he established the Spengler Cup, an international ice hockey tournament that still takes place every year in Davos.Shortly before his death in 1937, Spengler transferred the right to produce his drugs to Paul A. Meckel, a collaborator who later founded the Meckel company, now Meckel-Spenglersan GmbH.
Major Sports Created in the USBaseball, basketball and American football (not to be confused with rugby) originated in the US.Another answerBasketball was created by James Naismith, a Canadian sports coach. And the first explicit references to baseball appear to come from England.*THE FOLLOWING SPORTS WERE CREATED IN THE USA*BASKETBALL - BASEBALLBasketball was created in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA in 1891by James Naismith (Yes we know He was a Canadian)Source:kansasheritage.org/people/naismith.htmlBaseball was created in 1845 by Alexander Cartwright Source:baseball.suite101.com/article.cfm/the_first_baseball_game_a_primerIf the sport of rounders was the Liverpool and Scottish Rounders Association, formed in 1889, And if Alexander Cartwright created Baseball in 1845 then it first originated in the US. Besides the field and rules are so different, yes they both use bats, balls, bases, with rounders or cricket it has an oval shape Field, but with Baseball is diamond shape, one batter at a time, use cylinder shaped bat, not flat. Baseball uses gloves, has fouls lines, yes the idea Baseball might have been influenced by Cricket & Rounders, But all and all Baseball is an American sport.
The first recorded instance of any player using a baseball glove dates to the season of 1869, when Cincinnati Red Stockings catcher Doug Allison first experimented with the idea by having a glove made for him by a local saddle maker. At that time, however, it was considered "unmanly" for players to seek protection for one's hands and the use of a glove was considered a sign of weakness. In 1875 Charles Waite of the St. Louis Brown Stockings became the first fielder to wear a fingerless glove. Unfortunately for him, he was the subject of intense ridicule by not only the opposing players and fans, but by his own teammates as well. Obviously, the timing was not right for the widespread acceptance of baseball gloves. It would take a few more years, along with a significant rule change, before the use of gloves became accepted. In the 1880s a rule was passed that made even the most "manly" of players consider using gloves: pitchers were now allowed to throw overhand. With the speed of pitches now greatly increased, balls were being thrown with alarming force to catchers, and struck with much greater force by batters. Valor quickly gave way to discretion. That decade witnessed players adopting the use of a tight fingerless glove for use in the field. Catchers normally wore a pair of gloves on their hands during that era, as they were clearly in the most vulnerable position with regard to hand injuries. The fingerless glove would be worn on the throwing hand. The adoption of the baseball glove by baseball star Albert Spalding when he began playing first base influenced more infielders to begin using gloves.In 1871, Spalding joined the Boston Red Stockings (precursor club to the modern Atlanta Braves) and was highly successful; winning 205 games (and losing only 53) as a pitcher and batting .323 as a hitter. After the NA folded, he joined the Chicago White Stockings of the newly formed National League in 1876, winning 47 games as the club captured the league's inaugural pennant. Spalding retired from baseball two years later. Retired from the game, he and his brother opened a sporting goods store in Chicago, obtaining the rights to produce the official National League ball. Alfred James Reach one of the early stars of baseball in the National Association. Similar to Al Spalding, Reach formed a sporting goods company and earned millions. In fact, he sold his company to Spalding in 1889. Reach sporting goodsone of the first Manufacturers of Baseball gloves.George A. Rawlings, invented improvements in the baseball glove. In an application, patented on September 8, 1885Rawlings proposed the use of padding in the fingers, thumb, and the palm of the gloves for the "prevention of the bruising of the hands when catching the ball." The felt/rubber combination in the padding provided for increased flexibility and thus improved protection from bruising. (I will include a picture of the patent below) George and Alfred Rawlings opened a retail sporting goods store in 1887Below I will leave a link to a Vintage Baseball Glove Dating Guide. -Steven KeyMan
1876National LeagueAtlanta Braves (numerous names in Boston until 1952, and Milwaukee Braves from 1953-1965)Chicago Cubs (Numerous team nicknames in the early years. Changed to the Cubs in 1903)1883National LeaguePhiladelphia PhilliesSan Francisco Giants (as New York Gothams until 1885, New York Giants from 1885-1957)1887National LeaguePittsburgh Pirates (as Pittsburgh Alleghenys from 1887-1889, Pittsburgh Innocents in 1890)1890National LeagueCincinnati RedsLos Angeles Dodgers (as Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers until 1932, name truncated to Dodgers in 1932. Moved to LA in 1958)1892National LeagueSt. Louis Cardinals (known as St. Louis Browns until 1898)1901American LeagueBoston Red Sox (As Boston Americans from 1901-1907)Baltimore Orioles (As Milwaukee Brewers in 1901, and St. Louis Browns from 1902-1953)Chicago White SoxCleveland Indians (As the Cleveland Bluebirds in 1901, Cleveland Bronchos in 1902, Cleveland Naps from 1903-1914)Detroit TigersMinnesota Twins (As Washington Senators from 1901-1960)New York Yankees (As Baltimore Orioles from 1901-1902, and New York Highlanders from 1903-1912)Oakland Athletics (As Philadelphia Athletics from 1901-1954, Kansas City Athletics from 1955-1967)1961American LeagueLos Angeles Angels of Anaheim (As Los Angeles Angels from 1961-1965 California Angels from 1965-1996, Anaheim angels from 1997-2004)Texas Rangers (As Washington Senators from 1961-1971)1962National LeagueNew York MetsHouston Astros (As the Houston Colt .45's from 1962-1964)1969American LeagueKansas City RoyalsMilwaukee Brewers (As Seattle Pilots in 1969. Switched to National League in 1998)National LeagueWashington Nationals (As Montréal Expos from 1969-2004)San Diego Padres1977American LeagueToronto Blue JaysSeattle Mariners1993National LeagueMiami Marlins (As Florida Marlins from 1993-2011)Colorado Rockies1998American LeagueTampa Bay Rays (As Tampa Bay Devil Rays from 1998-2007)National LeagueArizona DiamondbacksMilwaukee Brewers switch from AL to NL
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This is a list of past and present baseball players from SC Willie Aikens Seneca, South Carolina 1954-10-14 1977 1985 Kent Anderson Florence, South Carolina 1963-08-12 1989 1990 Mike Anderson Florence, South Carolina 1951-06-22 1971 1979 Elbert Andrews Greenwood, South Carolina 1901-12-11 1925 1925 Pelham Ballenger Gilreath Mill, South Carolina 1894-02-06 1928 1928 George Banks Pacolet Mills, South Carolina 1938-09-24 1962 1966 Walter Barbare Greenville, South Carolina 1891-08-11 1914 1922 Red Barbary Simpsonville, South Carolina 1920-06-20 1943 1943 John Bass Charleston, South Carolina 1848-00-00 1877 1877 Rich Batchelor Florence, South Carolina 1967-04-08 1993 1997 Terry Blocker Columbia, South Carolina 1959-08-18 1985 1989 Jaime Bluma Beaufort, South Carolina 1972-05-18 1996 1996 Bobby Bolin Hickory Grove, South Carolina 1939-01-29 1961 1973 John Boozer Columbia, South Carolina 1938-07-06 1962 1969 Red Borom Spartanburg, South Carolina 1916-10-30 1944 1945 Lou Brissie Anderson, South Carolina 1924-06-05 1947 1953 Don Buddin Turbeville, South Carolina 1934-05-05 1956 1962 Jared Burton Westminster, South Carolina 1981-06-02 2007 Active John Buzhardt Prosperity, South Carolina 1936-08-17 1958 1968 Harry Byrd Darlington, South Carolina 1925-02-03 1950 1957 Jim Campbell Hartsville, South Carolina 1943-01-10 1970 1970 Blackie Carter Langley, South Carolina 1902-09-30 1925 1926 Ed Chaplin Pelzer, South Carolina 1893-09-25 1920 1922 Fred Chapman Liberty, South Carolina 1916-07-17 1939 1941 Neil Chrisley Calhoun Falls, South Carolina 1931-12-16 1957 1961 Rufe Clarke Estill, South Carolina 1900-04-13 1923 1924 Buzz Clarkson Hopkins, South Carolina 1915-03-13 1952 1952 Ty Cline Hampton, South Carolina 1939-06-15 1960 1971 Danny Clyburn Lancaster, South Carolina 1974-04-06 1997 1999 Jimmie Coker Holly Hill, South Carolina 1936-03-28 1958 1967 Tom Colcolough Charleston, South Carolina 1870-10-08 1893 1899 Cad Coles Rock Hill, South Carolina 1886-01-17 1914 1914 Mike Cook Charleston, South Carolina 1963-08-14 1986 1993 Cal Cooper Great Falls, South Carolina 1922-08-11 1948 1948 Pat Crawford Society Hill, South Carolina 1902-01-28 1929 1934 D.T. Cromer Lake City, South Carolina 1971-03-19 2000 2001 Tripp Cromer Lake City, South Carolina 1967-11-21 1993 2003 Mike Cunningham Lancaster, South Carolina 1882-06-14 1906 1906 Lafayette Currence Rock Hill, South Carolina 1951-12-03 1975 1975 Gookie Dawkins Newberry, South Carolina 1979-05-12 1999 2003 Mike Derrick Columbia, South Carolina 1943-09-19 1970 1970 Don Dillard Greenville, South Carolina 1937-01-08 1959 1965 Larry Doby Camden, South Carolina 1923-12-13 1947 1959 Logan Drake Spartanburg, South Carolina 1899-12-26 1922 1924 Dan Driessen Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 1951-07-29 1973 1987 John Duffie Greenwood, South Carolina 1945-10-04 1967 1967 Tom Dunbar Graniteville, South Carolina 1959-11-24 1983 1985 Ed Durham Chester, South Carolina 1907-08-17 1929 1933 Frank Ellerbe Marion County, South Carolina 1895-12-25 1919 1924 Charlie English Darlington, South Carolina 1910-04-08 1932 1937 Jim Fairey Orangeburg, South Carolina 1944-09-22 1968 1973 Pembroke Finlayson Cheraw, South Carolina 1888-07-31 1908 1909 Bryce Florie Charleston, South Carolina 1970-05-21 1994 2001 Art Fowler Converse, South Carolina 1922-07-03 1954 1964 Jesse Fowler Spartanburg, South Carolina 1898-10-30 1924 1924 Ty Gainey Cheraw, South Carolina 1960-12-25 1985 1987 Chick Galloway Clinton, South Carolina 1896-08-04 1919 1928 Brett Gardner Holly Hill, South Carolina 1983-08-24 2008 Active Ford Garrison Greenville, South Carolina 1915-08-29 1943 1946 Ken Gerhart Charleston, South Carolina 1961-05-19 1986 1988 Jason Hammel Greenville, South Carolina 1982-09-02 2006 Active Ike Hampton Camden, South Carolina 1951-08-22 1974 1979 Ken Harrelson Woodruff, South Carolina 1941-09-04 1963 1971 Pep Harris Lancaster, South Carolina 1972-09-23 1996 1998 Bob Hazle Laurens, South Carolina 1930-12-09 1955 1958 Kirby Higbe Columbia, South Carolina 1915-04-08 1937 1950 Don Hood Florence, South Carolina 1949-10-16 1973 1983 Tim Hosley Spartanburg, South Carolina 1947-05-10 1970 1981 La Marr Hoyt Columbia, South Carolina 1955-01-01 1979 1986 Orlando Hudson Darlington, South Carolina 1977-12-12 2002 Active Terry Hughes Spartanburg, South Carolina 1949-05-13 1970 1974 Joe Jackson Pickens County, South Carolina 1889-07-16 1908 1920 George Jeffcoat New Brookland, South Carolina 1913-12-24 1936 1943 Hal Jeffcoat West Columbia, South Carolina 1924-09-06 1948 1959 Brett Jodie Columbia, South Carolina 1977-03-25 2001 2001 Ben Johnson Greenwood, South Carolina 1931-05-16 1959 1960 Art Jones Kershaw, South Carolina 1906-02-07 1932 1932 Tim Jones Sumter, South Carolina 1962-12-01 1988 1993 Willie Jones Dillon, South Carolina 1925-08-16 1947 1961 Jimmy Jordan Tucapau, South Carolina 1908-01-13 1933 1936 Gary Lance Greenville, South Carolina 1948-09-21 1977 1977 Bill Landrum Columbia, South Carolina 1957-08-17 1986 1993 Joe Landrum Columbia, South Carolina 1928-12-13 1950 1952 Sam Lanford Woodruff, South Carolina 1886-01-08 1907 1907 Matt LeCroy Belton, South Carolina 1975-12-13 2000 Active Mickey Livingston Newberry, South Carolina 1914-11-15 1938 1951 Pat Luby Charleston, South Carolina 0000-00-00 1890 1895 Morris Madden Laurens, South Carolina 1960-08-31 1987 1989 Roy Mahaffey Belton, South Carolina 1904-02-09 1926 1936 Marty Marion Richburg, South Carolina 1917-12-01 1940 1953 Red Marion Richburg, South Carolina 1914-03-14 1935 1943 Barney Martin Columbia, South Carolina 1923-03-03 1953 1953 Jerry Martin Columbia, South Carolina 1949-05-11 1974 1984 Tom Martin Charleston, South Carolina 1970-05-21 1997 Active Marcus McBeth Spartanburg, South Carolina 1980-08-23 2007 Active Doc McJames Williamsburg County, South Carolina 1874-08-27 1895 1901 John McMakin Spartanburg, South Carolina 1878-03-06 1902 1902 Norm McMillan Latta, South Carolina 1895-10-05 1922 1929 Sammy Meeks Anderson, South Carolina 1923-04-23 1948 1951 Drew Meyer Charleston, South Carolina 1981-08-29 2006 Active Eric Moody Greenville, South Carolina 1971-01-06 1997 1997 Van Mungo Pageland, South Carolina 1911-06-08 1931 1945 Glenn Murray Manning, South Carolina 1970-11-23 1996 1996 Bobo Newsom Hartsville, South Carolina 1907-08-11 1929 1953 Billy O'Dell Whitmire, South Carolina 1932-02-10 1954 1967 Jack Owens Converse, South Carolina 1908-05-06 1935 1935 Mike Page Woodruff, South Carolina 1940-07-12 1968 1968 Sam Page Woodruff, South Carolina 1916-02-11 1939 1939 Del Pratt Walhalla, South Carolina 1888-01-10 1912 1924 Marv Rackley Seneca, South Carolina 1921-07-25 1947 1950 Willie Randolph Holly Hill, South Carolina 1954-07-06 1975 1992 Jim Ray Rock Hill, South Carolina 1944-12-01 1965 1974 Britt Reames Seneca, South Carolina 1973-08-19 2000 Active Pokey Reese Columbia, South Carolina 1973-06-10 1997 Active Flint Rhem Rhems, South Carolina 1901-01-24 1924 1936 Jim Rice Anderson, South Carolina 1953-03-08 1974 1989 Gene Richards Monticello, South Carolina 1953-09-29 1977 1984 Bobby Richardson Sumter, South Carolina 1935-08-19 1955 1966 Johnny Riddle Clinton, South Carolina 1905-10-03 1930 1948 Aaron Robinson Lancaster, South Carolina 1915-06-23 1943 1951 Al Rosen Spartanburg, South Carolina 1924-02-29 1947 1956 Freddy Sale Chester, South Carolina 1902-05-02 1924 1924 Reggie Sanders Florence, South Carolina 1967-12-01 1991 Active Mike Sharperson Orangeburg, South Carolina 1961-10-04 1987 1995 Al Shealy Chapin, South Carolina 1900-05-24 1928 1930 Eddie Shokes Charleston, South Carolina 1920-01-27 1941 1946 Carl Sitton Pendleton, South Carolina 1881-09-22 1909 1909 Charley Smith Charleston, South Carolina 1937-09-15 1960 1969 Dave Smith Sellers, South Carolina 1914-12-17 1938 1939 Red Smith Greenville, South Carolina 1890-04-06 1911 1919 Syd Smith Smithville, South Carolina 1883-08-31 1908 1915 Nate Snell Orangeburg, South Carolina 1952-09-02 1984 1987 Roxy Snipes Marion, South Carolina 1896-10-28 1923 1923 Bill Spiers Orangeburg, South Carolina 1966-06-05 1989 2001 Rob Stanifer Easley, South Carolina 1972-03-10 1997 2000 Leroy Stanton Latta, South Carolina 1946-04-10 1970 1978 John Stefero Sumter, South Carolina 1959-09-22 1983 1987 Doug Strange Greenville, South Carolina 1964-04-13 1989 1998 Reggie Taylor Newberry, South Carolina 1977-01-12 2000 Active Sammy Taylor Woodruff, South Carolina 1933-02-27 1958 1963 Gorman Thomas Charleston, South Carolina 1950-12-12 1973 1986 Erskine Thomason Laurens, South Carolina 1948-08-13 1974 1974 Wayne Tolleson Spartanburg, South Carolina 1955-11-22 1981 1990 George Turbeville Turbeville, South Carolina 1914-08-24 1935 1937 Jeff Twitty Lancaster, South Carolina 1957-11-10 1980 1980 Bill Voiselle Greenwood, South Carolina 1919-01-29 1942 1950 Fritz Von Kolnitz Charleston, South Carolina 1893-05-20 1914 1916 Terrell Wade Rembert, South Carolina 1973-01-25 1995 1998 Frank Walker Enoree, South Carolina 1894-09-22 1917 1925 Johnny Werts Pomaria, South Carolina 1898-04-20 1926 1929 Ernie White Pacolet Mills, South Carolina 1916-09-05 1940 1948 Billy Williams Newberry, South Carolina 1933-06-13 1969 1969 Brian Williams Lancaster, South Carolina 1969-02-15 1991 2000 Reggie Williams Laurens, South Carolina 1966-05-05 1992 1999 Charlie Wilson Clinton, South Carolina 1905-01-13 1931 1935 Mookie Wilson Bamberg, South Carolina 1956-02-09 1980 1991 Preston Wilson Bamberg, South Carolina 1974-07-19 1998 Active Herm Winningham Orangeburg, South Carolina 1961-12-01 1984 1992 Dewayne Wise Columbia, South Carolina 1978-02-24 2000 Active Dooley Womack Columbia, South Carolina 1939-08-25 1966 1970 Spades Wood Spartanburg, South Carolina 1909-01-13 1930 1931 Junior Wooten Pelzer, South Carolina 1924-01-16 1947 1948 Al Yeargin Mauldin, South Carolina 1901-10-16 1922 1924
George Canning - athlete - was born in 1889.
Pierre de Coubertin revived the idea for the modern Olympics in 1889 and seven years later the first modern Olympic Games were held at Athens, Greece.
Blackburn Olympic F.C. ended in 1889.
Charles Finlayson - New Zealand athlete - was born on 1889-08-09.
They played games.
They were expected to serve a certain amount of time in the national military.
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There were 38 stars on the flag at the beginning of 1889. By the end of the year, four more states had been admitted (the most in any one year since the Constitution was ratified).
Philip John Noel-Baker, Baron Noel-Baker, born Philip John Baker (1 November 1889 - 8 October 1982) was a politician, diplomat, academic, an outstanding amateur athlete, and renowned campaigner for disarmament who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1959.He was selected and ran for Britain at the Stockholm Olympic Games in 1912, and was team manager as well as a competitor for the British track team for the 1920 and 1924Olympics. In 1920 at Antwerp he won a silver medal in the 1500 metresThe commonwealth games did not start until 1930 by which time Philip Baker had retired from athletics
37 - 1890-1893 and again from 1887-1889. They were also unbeaten in 48 streak games but had 1 tie from 1885-1889.
North Dakota (1889), South Dakota (1889), Montana (1889), Washington (1889), Idaho (1890), Wyoming (1890)