On This Day

October 2, 1936 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • New York Yankees score Baseball World Series record 18 runs in an 18-4 rout of rival NY Giants in Game 2 at the Polo Grounds; Yankees win series 4-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ian McLachlan, Australian cricketer (Cambridge & S Aust batsman) and 45th Australian Defence Minister, born in Adelaide, Australia

Deaths in Sport

  • G H Simpson-Hayward, cricketer (Eng 1910, great lob bowlers), dies