October 1887 in Sport

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Events in Sport

  • 5th 1st U.S. Women's National Championship: Ellen Hansell beats Laura Knight (6-1, 6-0)
  • 8th Phillies set club record 16th straight victory
  • 26th Detroit (NL) beats St Louis (AA) 10 games to 5 in World Series

Birthdays in Sport

  • 6th George Brown, cricketer (legendary England batsman/keeper of 20's)
  • 7th A C "Jack" Russell, cricketer (prolific England batsman post-WW I)
  • 24th Octave Lapize, French cyclist (d. 1917)
  • 31st Edouard Lalonde, Canada, NHLer (Mont Canadiens)/lacrosse player