October 1935 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Oct 7 Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 32nd World Series
  • Oct 15 NHL's St Louis Eagles fold
  • Oct 17 Pacific Association of AAU votes not to participate in Berlin Olympics

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Oct 20 Hank Greenberg is named AL MVP by the BBWAA, Wes Ferrell is runner-up

Baseball Player Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player
Hank Greenberg
  • Oct 21 Hank Greenberg selected AL MVP unanimously
  • Oct 22 18th PGA Championship: Johnny Revolta at Twin Hills CC Oklahoma City
  • Oct 23 Johnny Revolta wins PGA golf tournament
  • Oct 24 Judge Landis fines umpire George Moriarty, Cubs manager Charlie Grimm & Chicago players W English, B Jurges & B Herman for actions in World Series

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 3 Abdon Pamich, Italian 50K walker (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Oct 5 Jimmy Binks, cricket wicket-keeper (England twice v India 1964)
  • Oct 9 Paul Barton, cricketer (NZ batsman in early 1960's, century v South Africa)
  • Oct 10 Dave Charnley, Dartford England, lightweight boxer (Dartford Destroyer), (d. 2012)
  • Oct 15 Bobby Joe Morrow, sprinter (Olympic-3 gold-1956), born in Brownsville, Texas
  • Oct 15 Willie O'Ree, Canadian former professional ice hockey player and the first black player in the National Hockey League (Boston Bruins), born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Oct 17 Alan Brown, cricketer (England opening attack Brown & White vs Pak 1961)
  • Oct 22 Judy Devlin Hashman, 10 time badminton champ (1957-67)
  • Oct 23 Chi Chi Rodriguez, Puerto Rican PGA golfer (1972 Byron Nelson), born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
  • Oct 29 David Allen, cricketer (England off-spinner of 60's)
  • Oct 30 Jim Perry, American baseball player

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 11 Frank Mitchell, cricketer (2 Tests for Eng then 3 for South Africa), dies
  • Oct 27 E. A. D. [Ernest Arthur Douglas] Eldridge, British racing driver, dies at 40