On This Day

October 4, 1930 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Philadelphia Athletics' Jack Quinn aged 47, oldest to play in World Series; pitches 2 innings in Game 3, 5-0 defeat to St. Louis; win series, 4-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bill Wade, American NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 1958, 63; LA Rams, Chicago Bears), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2016)