October 1905 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Oct 9 Philadelphia A's meet Giants in World Series, Giants win 3-0
  • Oct 14 NY Giants beats Philadelphia A's, 4 games to 1 in 2nd World Series
  • Oct 14 Giant's Christy Mathewson's 3rd straight World Series shutout
  • Oct 21 England Pilgrim Association beats All NY 11, 7-1 in soccer at Polo Grounds
  • Oct 25 1st College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Navy beats Maryland 17-0 in Annapolis

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestHelen Wills Moody

Oct 6 Helen Wills Moody, American tennis player (19 Grand Slam titles), born in Centerville California (d. 1998)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • Oct 12 Rick Ferrell, American baseball Hall of Fame catcher, born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 1995)
  • Oct 23 Gertrude Ederle, American swimmer (1st female English Channel 1926), born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 29 Etienne Desmarteau, Canadian athlete (b. 1873)