October 2, 1936 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • NY Yankees score World Series record 18 runs, beating Giants 18-4
  • Tony Lazzeri becomes 1st Yank to hit a World Series grand slam

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ian McLachlan, cricketer (Cambridge & S Aust batsman, later Liberal MP)

Deaths in Sport

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