October 1910 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Oct 1 Regina Rugby Club's 1st game, losing to Moose Jaw Tigers, 16-6
  • Oct 6 Braves beat Phillies 20-7

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 9 Nap Lajorie challenges Ty Cobb batting average with 8 hits, 6 were bunts as Brown's 3rd baseman Red Corriden played deep, Cobb still won

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Oct 20 1st appearance of cork centered baseball in World Series
  • Oct 20 Soccer team KFC forms in Alkmaar
  • Oct 20 The hull of the RMS Olympic, sister-ship to the ill-fated RMS Titanic, is launched from the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Ireland.
  • Oct 23 Philadelphia A's beat Chicago Cubs 4 games to 1 in 7th World Series

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 4 Frankie Crosetti, American baseball player (d. 2002)
  • Oct 8 Ray Lewis, Canadian 4X400 relayer (Olympic bronze 1932), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (d. 2003)
  • Oct 12 Bob Sheppard, New York Yankees and New York Giants announcer, born in Richmond Hill, New York (d. 2010)
  • Oct 14 John Wooden, basketball coach (UCLA-10 national championships)
  • Oct 15 Xenophon Balaskas, cricketer (South African leg-spinner of 30's)
  • Oct 28 Marie Dollinger, German dropped bataan in 1936 Olympic sprint

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Oct 27 Baseball legend Connie Mack (47) weds Katherine Holahan

Baseball Legend Connie Mack
Baseball Legend
Connie Mack

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 15 Stanley Ketchel [The Michigan Assassin], Polish-American heavyweight boxing champion (1908-10), murdered at a ranch in Missouri at 24