On This Day

October 1, 1908 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Jack Chesbro records final victory for the NY Highlanders before waived and claimed by Red Sox; beats Walter Johnson and Washington Senators, 2-1

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson

Birthdays in Sport

  • Doug Young, Canadian NHL defenceman (Stanley Cup 1936-37, Detroit Red Wings captain), born in Medicine Hat, Alberta (d. 1990)