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Events in Sport

  • Oct 4 1st All St Louis World Series, all games played at Sportsman's Park
  • Oct 4 St Louis Browns win 1st World Series game in their only appearance
  • Oct 9 St Louis Cards beat St Louis Browns, 4 games to 2 in 41st World Series

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 4 Tony La Russa, MLB manager (Chicago, Oakland, St. Louis), born in Tampa, Florida

Baseball Manager Tony La Russa
Baseball Manager
Tony La Russa
  • Oct 6 José Carlos Pace, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1977)
  • Oct 11 Rodney Marsh, British football player, coach and broadcaster, born in Hatfield
  • Oct 11 Mike Fiore, American baseball player
  • Oct 13 Buddy Allin, Bremerton WA, PGA golfer (1980 NZ Open)
  • Oct 16 Bob Cottam, cricketer (England fast-medium on 2 India/Pakistan tours)
  • Oct 24 Viktor Prokopenko, Ukranian footballer and coach (d. 2007)
  • Oct 29 Claude Brochu, Major League Baseball executive (Montreal Expos)