October 1925 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 4 Harry Heilmann's 6 hits edges Ty Cobb .393 to .389 as batting champ

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Oct 11 NY Giants play 1st NFL game, lose to Providence 14-0
  • Oct 12 Albert Michelsen runs world record marathon (2:19:01.8)
  • Oct 15 Pittsburgh Pirates beat Washington Senators, 4 games to 3 in 22nd World Series
  • Oct 25 Lester Patrick takes over NY Rangers

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 1 Bob Boyd, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • Oct 12 Gilbert Parkhouse, Welsh cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1950-59), born in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 2000)
  • Oct 12 William Steinkraus, American equestrian (Olympic gold/2 sil/br-52/56/60/64/68/72), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Oct 24 Ken "Slasher" Mackay, cricketer (exciting Aussie all-rounder)
  • Oct 25 Yakov Rylsky, USSR sabre team (Olympic bronze 1956), born in Aleksandrovka, Verkhubinsky District, Kazakhstan (d. 1999)
  • Oct 29 Betty Evans Grayson, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1959), born in Portland, Oregon

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 7 Christy Mathewson, American baseball player (b. 1880)