December 1927 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

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

Birthdays in Sport

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

Deaths in Sport

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