On This Day

May 22, 1927 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Dodgers beat Phillies, 20-4

Birthdays in Sport

  • Eric Petrie, New Zealand cricketer (NZ wicketkeeper of the late 1950's), born in Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand (d. 2004)
  • Glenn Bassett, American tennis coach (UCLA 1967-93; 7 x NCAA C'ships), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2020)
1927 in Sport