On This Day

July 17, 1936 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

NY Giants future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Carl Hubbell begins MLB record 24 game winning streak, beating Pittsburgh Pirates, 6-0 at Forbes Field

Baseball Pitcher Carl Hubbell
Baseball Pitcher
Carl Hubbell

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bill Groman, American football wide receiver (All-AFL 1960; AFL C'ship 1960, 61, 64, 65; Houston Oilers, Denver Broncos, Buffalo Bills), born in Tiffin, Ohio (d. 2020)