October 3, 1940 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • Cincinnati Reds' win Game 2 of the Baseball World Series, 5-2 v Detroit Tigers at Crosley Field; snap 10-game losing streak for NL going back to Game 6 in 1937; Reds win series, 4-3

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jean Ratelle, Canadian NHL center (NY Rangers, Boston Bruins), born in Lac Saint-Jean, Quebec, Canada
  • Mike Troy, American swimmer (Olympics 2 gold-1960), born in Indianapolis, Indiana