On This Day

September 27, 1919 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Babe Ruth's 29th HR is 1st of year in Wash (1st in every park in league in one season)

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Pitcher Bob Shawkey sets then Yank record with 15 strike-outs

Birthdays in Sport

  • Johnny Pesky, American baseball player, (d. 2012)

Deaths in Sport

  • Robert Gleeson, cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies