On This Day

October 1914 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Oct 13 Boston Braves sweep Philadelphia A's, 1st sweep in World Series history

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 7 Herman Keiser, American golfer (US Masters 1946), born in Springfield, Missouri (d. 2003)
  • Oct 10 Tommy Fine, American baseball player, born in Cleburne, Texas (d. 2005)
  • Oct 19 Harold Gimblett, cricketer (legendary Somerset & England batsman)
  • Oct 23 Frank "Bruiser" Kinard, American football tackle and coach (Brooklyn (NFL), 1938-44; Navy (AAFC), 1945; NY Yankees (NFL), 1946-7), born in Pelahatchie, Mississippi (d. 1980)

Weddings in Sport


LoveWedding of Interest

Oct 14 Baseball legend Babe Ruth (19) weds Helen Woodford

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth