October 1924 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Oct 1 Landis bans Giants Jimmy O'Connell & Cozy Dolan from World Series after they admit an attempt to bribe Phils shortstop Heinie Sand
  • Oct 4 NY Giants become 1st team to appear in 4 consecutive World Series
  • Oct 10 Washington Senators win their 1st World Series beat Giants in 7

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Oct 18 Harold "Red" Grange, finest collegiate football game (4 long TD runs)

NFL Legend Red Grange
NFL Legend
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  • Oct 20 1st Negro League World Series: KC Monarchs shuts out Hilldales, 5-0
  • Oct 28 White Sox beat NY Giants 8-4 in Dublin, less than 20 fans attend

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 3 Arkady Vorobyov, Russian weightlifter, (d. 2012)
  • Oct 8 Arkady Vorobyev, Russian middle heavyweight (Olympic gold 1956, 60), born in Tetyushi, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia (d. 2012)
  • Oct 9 Arnie Risen, Basketball Hall of Fame center (4-time NBA All Star), born in Williamstown, Kentucky (d. 2012)
  • Oct 11 Mal Whitfield, American Olympic athlete, born in Bay City, Texas (d. 2015)
  • Oct 17 Don Coryell, American College Football Hall of Fame/NFL coach (SD Chargers), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2010)
  • Oct 28 Antonio Creus, Spanish racecar driver (d. 1996)
  • Oct 30 Hannelore Weygrand, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic silver 1956)

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 5 Tom Campbell, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, ct 7 stp 1), dies