October 1927 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 7th Yank Herb Pennock retires 1st 22 Pirates in World Series game
  • 8th NY Yankees sweep Pirates in 24th World Series

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11th Lou Gehrig named AL MVP (Babe Ruth (former winner) not eligible)

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Birthdays in Sport

  • 6th Alice Bauer, LPGA golfer
  • 8th Torbjorn Falkanger, Norway, took Olympic oath (1952)
  • 10th Clairmonte Depeiaza, cricketer (world record partnership v Aust 1955)
  • 15th Bill Henry, Alice, TX, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds), (d. 2014)
  • 18th Ramesh Divecha, cricketer (eleven wickets for India in early 50's)
  • 25th Franklin "Bud" Held, javelin world champ (1949, 51, 53-55)
  • 25th Hedley Keith, cricketer (solid left-handed for South Africa in the 1950's)
  • 29th Frank A Sedgman, tennis champ (US Open-1951)
  • 30th Joseph Wilbur Adcock, manager/player (Braves)

Deaths in Sport

  • 22nd Ross Youngs, Hall of Fame baseballer, dies of Bright's disease at 30