On This Day

September 27, 1935 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Chicago Cubs win 21st consecutive game & clinch NL pennant

Birthdays in Sport

  • Al MacNeil, Canadian NHL defenceman, coach (Montreal Canadiens Stanley Cup 1970-71), born in Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Jerome Shipp, American basketball (Olympic gold 1964)
  • John Stanford, American college baseball coach/administrator (Middle Tennessee), born in Opelousas, Louisiana (d. 2013)
  • Mamie "Peanut" Johnson, American professional baseball player at 1st female pitcher to play in the Negro Leagues, born in Ridgeway, South Carolina (d. 2017)