On This Day

April 2, 1927 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Billy Pierce, American pitcher (Chicago White Sox) seven time all star, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Carmen Basilio, American world welter and middleweight boxing champion, born in Canastota, New York (d. 2012)
  • Ferenc Puskás, Hungarian soccer forward, manager (Hungary 85 caps, Real Madrid, Budapest Honvéd), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2006)