On This Day

October 5, 1921 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • First Baseball World Series radio broadcast; all-NY contest, Yanks beat Giants, 3-0 at Polo Grounds; sportswriter Grantland Rice is the caller

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bill Willis, American NFL guard (Cleveland Browns), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2007)