On This Day

April 27, 1896 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Rogers Hornsby, American Baseball Hall of Fame 2nd baseman ( NL MVP 1925, 29; 7 x NL batting champion; St. Louis Cardinals, Browns, Chicago Cubs) and manager (Cardinals, Browns, Cubs), born in Winters, Texas (d. 1963)
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