On This Day

June 27, 1939 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • Brilliant West Indies batsman George Headley scores 107 to follow his 106 in the 1st innings in 1st cricket Test v England at Lord's; England still wins by 8 wickets
  • Brooklyn Dodgers tie Boston Bees, 2-2 in 23 innings; called on account of darkness after 5 hours 15 minutes

Birthdays in Sport

  • Neil Hawke, Australian cricket fast bowler (27 Tests, 91 wickets; South Australia), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 2000)
1939 in Sport