On This Day

June 11, 1927 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 59th Belmont: Earl Sande riding Chance Shot wins in 2:32.6

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth hits 19th & 20th homers of MLB season record 60 HRs in New York's 6-4 win over Cleveland Indians at Yankees Stadium

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Deaths in Sport

  • William Attewell, English cricket bowler (England in 10 Tests 1884-1891), dies at 65
1927 in Sport