On This Day

October 16, 1921 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Babe Ruth, Bob Meusel, & Bill Piercy defy Landis ban on World Series
  • Jim Conzelman takes over as coach of Rock Island Independents from Frank Coughlin-only mid-game coaching change in NFL history

Birthdays in Sport

  • Matt Batts, MLB catcher (Red Sox), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2013)