September 22, 1927 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey for the 2nd time in 10 for heavyweight boxing title; dubbed the "Long count" fight

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey

Birthdays in Sport

  • Gordon Astall, English footballer, born in Horwich

Person of interestTom Lasorda

Tom Lasorda [Thomas], baseball manager (LA Dodgers), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania

Baseball Manager Tom Lasorda
Baseball Manager
Tom Lasorda