October 1937 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Oct 10 NY Yankees beat Giants 4 games to 1 in 34th World Series

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 1 Saeed Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 41 Tests 1958-73)
  • Oct 3 Eli Jacobs, baseball owner (Baltimore Orioles)
  • Oct 7 Col Guest, cricketer (Test Aust v England 1963, scored 11 took 0-59)
  • Oct 10 Bruce Devlin, Armidale Australia, PGA golfer (1964 St Petersburg Open)
  • Oct 11 Bobby Charlton, English soccer player
  • Oct 19 Marilyn Bell, Canadian swimmer
  • Oct 20 Juan Marichal, Hall of Fame baseball pitcher (SF Giants)
  • Oct 26 Dave Gavitt, American basketball coach, formed Basketball's Big East Conference (1979), born in Westerly, Rhode Island (d. 2011)

Person of interestLenny Wilkens

Oct 28 Lenny Wilkens, NBA Point Guard and Head Coach (Seattle SuperSonics), born in Brooklyn, New York

NBA Point Guard and Coach Lenny Wilkens
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Lenny Wilkens