On This Day

August 7, 1929 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

NY Yankees slugger Babe Ruth ties MLB record by hitting grand slams in consecutive games for the second time in 13-1 win v Philadelphia A's

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Birthdays in Sport

  • Don Larsen, American MLB pitcher (only perfect game in World Series history, Game 5 1956; World Series MVP 1956; NY Yankees), born in Michigan City, Indiana (d. 2019)