On This Day

September 24, 1919 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Boston Red Sox slugger Babe Ruth sets MLB season home run record at 28 off Yankee Bob Shawkey in a 2-1 loss at the Polo Grounds in NYC

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Deaths in Sport

  • Frank Laver, Australian cricketer (15 Tests for Aust 1899-1909), dies at 49