October 1913 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Oct 11 Baseball World Series: Philadelphia A's beat NY Giants, 3-1 at Brush Stadium, NYC; clinch 4-1 series win for 3rd title in 10 years
  • Oct 24 Joe Tinker fired as Cincinnati Reds manager

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 2 Gene Benson, American baseball outfielder (Negro League All-Star 1940, 45-46), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1999)
  • Oct 2 Karl Miller, German soccer defender (12 caps; Dresdner SC), born in Hamburg (d. 1967)
  • Oct 14 Ginty Lush, Australian cricketer (NSW quick of the 30's who didn't play for Aust), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 1985)
  • Oct 22 Annette Rogers, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x100m relay 1932, 36), born in Chelsea, Massachusetts (d. 2006)
  • Oct 24 Molly Hide, English cricketer who captained England for 17 years, born in Shanghai, China (d. 1995)
  • Oct 28 Cyril Christiani, West Indian cricket wicketkeeper (4 Tests; British Guiana), born in Georgetown, Guyana (d. 1938)
  • Oct 31 Milton Green, American athlete (WR 45-yard high hurdles 5.8s 1935; WR 60m high hurdles 7.5s 1936), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 2005)

Weddings in Sport

Jim Thorpe

Oct 14 Athlete Jim Thorpe (25) weds Margaret Iva Miller at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Carlisle, Pennsylvania