On This Day

October 2, 1921 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Chicago White Sox backstop Ray Schalk becomes the first and only MLB catcher to make a putout at all bases; White Sox beat Indians 7-4

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

New York Yankees outfielder Babe Ruth hits then record 59th HR in 7-6 win over former club Boston Red Sox at Polo Grounds

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth