January 1927 in Sport

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Months in 1927: February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December

Events in Sport

Results 1 - 5 of 5

1st - Dodgers announce release of future Hall of Fame Zack Wheat
5th - Judge Landis begins 3-day public hearing on charges that 4 games played between Chicago & Detroit in 1917 had been thrown to White Sox
14th - Toronto Maple Leafs 1st hat trick (Hap Day) vs NY Rangers
27th - 20th Australian Championships: Esna Boyd beats Sylvia Lance Harper (5-7, 6-1, 6-2)
27th - 20th Australasian Championships: Gerald Patterson beats John Hawkes (3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 18-16, 6-3)

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 11 of 11

1st - Doak Walker, American football star (d. 1998)
2nd - Gino Marchetti, NFL defensive end (Dallas Texans, Baltimore Colts)
2nd - Richard Belmont Ray, (Rep-D-Ga) [or Feb 2]
11th - John Hayes, cricketer (NZ fast bowler in 15 Tests 1951-58)
14th - Ivan Kalita, USSR, Equestrian Dressage (Olympic-silver-1968)
21st - Clive Churchill, Australian rugby league footballer (d. 1985)
22nd - Joe Perry, NFL Hall-of-Famer
22nd - Lou Creekmur, Baseball Hall-of-Famer
25th - Fernie Flaman [Ferdinand], Dysart, SK, CAN, Hall of Fame NHL player (Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs), (d. 2012)
26th - Bob Nieman, American baseball player (d. 1985)
27th - Joe Perry, AAFC/NFL Hall of Fame fullback (SF 49ers, Balt Colts)


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