July 1927 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 2nd 40th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Lilí Álvarez (6-2 6-4)
  • 3rd 47th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: H Cochet beats Borotra (4-6 4-6 6-3 6-4 7-5)

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12th Babe Ruth hits 30th of 60 HRs

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

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15th 62nd British Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 285 at St Andrews

Golfer Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones
  • 17th 21st Tour de France won by Nicolas Frantz of Luxembourg

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18th Ty Cobb's 4,000th career hit

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1st Ruben Gomez, baseball player
  • 2nd Jerome Meyer, horse trainer
  • 3rd Charles Vandenhove, Belgian architect (Standard-Omnisporthal, Luik)
  • 9th Leonard Patrick "Red" Kelly, NHL hall of famer (Norris trophy)
  • 9th Red Kelly, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 10th Don Revie, English soccer manager (Leeds and England)
  • 16th John Warr, England, cricket bowler (avg 281)/president (MCC)
  • 18th Zin Harris, cricketer (father of Chris NZ batsman in 50's & 60's)
  • 22nd George Hunter, South Africa, light heavyweight boxer (Oly-gold-1948)
  • 26th G S Ramchand, cricketer (valuable all-rounder in 33 Tests for India)

Deaths in Sport

  • 21st J J Lyons, cricketer (14 Tests for Australia), dies