December 1927 in Sport

Events in Sport


Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

16th Cricket 1st-class debut of Don Bradman, NSW v South Australia

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 17th Bradman scores 118 on 1st-class cricket debut, 188 mins 8 fours
  • 24th Test Cricket debut of Walter Hammond, who scored 51 & took 5-36 v S Af

Birthdays in Sport

  • 11th Stein Eriksen, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1952), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 2015)
  • 20th Jim Simpson, sportscaster
  • 25th Nellie Fox, White Sox infielder (AL MVP 1959), (d. 1975)
  • 26th Stu Miller, American baseball player
  • 29th Jim Simpson, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 29th Andy Stanfield, American athlete (d. 1985)

Deaths in Sport

  • 21st Jack Saunders, cricketer (79 wickets-14 Tests for Aust 1902-08), dies