July 1927 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 2nd 40th Wimbledon Women's 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)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

12th Babe Ruth hits 30th of 60 HRs

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Sport awardGolf Major

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

18th Ty Cobb's 4,000th MLB 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