October 1892 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Oct 10 Entire Hong Kong national cricket team dies in shipwreck off Taiwan
  • Oct 24 "World Championship" Baseball Series, South End Grounds, Boston: Boston Beaneaters beat Cleveland Spiders, 8-3 for a 5-0-1 championship victory; last of the pre-modern-era World Series

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 4 Gaston Chevrolet, French auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1920), born in Beaune, Côte-d'Or, France (d. 1920)