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Birthdays in Sport in October 1906

  • Oct 11 Dutch Clark, American NFL hall of fame QB (Spartans, Detroit), born in Fowler, Colorado (d. 1978)

Joe Cronin

Oct 12 Joe Cronin, American baseball shortstop (Pirates, Red Sox, Senators, MVP 1930, AL President), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1984)

Baseball Player and Manager Joe Cronin
Baseball Player and Manager
Joe Cronin
  • Oct 16 George Lott, American tennis player (12 Grand Slam doubles titles), born in Springfield, Illinois (d. 1991)
  • Oct 17 Paul Derringer, American baseball player (d. 1987)

Primo Carnera

Oct 25 Primo Carnera, Italian boxer (World Heavyweight Champion 1933-34), born in Sequals, Italy (d. 1967)

  • Oct 30 Giuseppe Farina, Italian race car driver and one-time F1 world champion, born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy (d. 1966)

About October 1906

How Old? 114 or 115 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)