October 1934 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Oct 9 St Louis Cards beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 3 in 31st World Series
  • Oct 13 Western Open Women's Golf, Portland G & CC: Marian McDougall outclassed Mrs Guy Riegel, 9 & 7 to win golf's only major title

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 20 MLB All-Star team led by Connie Mack and including Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx and Lou Gehrig sails to Japan for 18-game series against Big-Six University League

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Oct 26 While Washington Seantors player-manager Joe Cronin honeymoons with Mildred Robertson, owner Clark Griffith's niece and adopted daughter, he is sold to Red Sox
  • Oct 28 Brooklyn & Pittsburgh play a penalty free NFL game

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 2 Geoff Millman, English cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 6 Tests 1961-62), born in Bedford, England (d. 2005)
  • Oct 3 Harold Ralph Henning, PGA golfer (1966 Texas Open), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Oct 4 Sam Huff, NFL linebacker (NY Giants, Washington Redskins)
  • Oct 5 David Smith, English cricketer (England opening bowler v India 1961-62), born in Fishponds, Bristol, England (d. 2003)
  • Oct 7 Willie Naulls, NBA star (NY Knicks)
  • Oct 10 Sadashiv Patil, Indian cricketer (pace bowler in Test India v NZ 1955-56), born in Kolhapur, Maharashtra
  • Oct 17 Johnny Haynes, English footballer (d. 2005)
  • Oct 19 Des Hoare, cricketer (Australian quickie in Test in 1961 v W Indies)
  • Oct 24 Arvind Apte, cricketer (brother of Madhav Scored 8 & 7 in one Test)
  • Oct 24 Margie Masters, LPGA golfer
  • Oct 28 Jim Beatty, track runner (1st sub 4 minute indoor mile)