October 1952 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Oct 5 6th NHL All-Star Game: 1st Team ties 2nd Team 1-1 at Detroit
  • Oct 7 NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 3 in 49th World Series
  • Oct 7 Yankees tie their own record of 4 consecutive World Series wins
  • Oct 12 Hanif Mohammad scores twin 100s v N Zone (India) his 1st first class cricket centuries

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Oct 19 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Betty Jameson Golf Tournament

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • Oct 26 Pakistan's 1st Test Cricket win Fazal Mahmood 12 wkts v India
  • Oct 30 4th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Tim Flock wins

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 1 Jacques Martin, Canadian ice hockey coach and executive
  • Oct 2 Steve Penrod, race horse trainer
  • Oct 3 Gary Troup, cricketer (NZ lefty pace bowler in 15 Tests 1976-86)
  • Oct 4 Anita Luceete Defrantz, rower (Olympic bronze 1976), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 7 Graham Yallop, cricketer (Australian capt in 7 Tests, won 1 lost 6)
  • Oct 7 Ludmila Tourischeva, USSR, gymnast (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Oct 12 Trevor Chappell, Australian cricket all-rounder (3 Tests, underarm bowling controversy), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • Oct 14 Nikolai Adrianov, USSR, gymnast (Olympic-4 gold/2 silver/bronze-1976)
  • Oct 18 Roy Dias, cricketer (pioneering Sri Lankan Test batsman)
  • Oct 18 Jerry Royster, American baseball player
  • Oct 19 Alexander Leibkind, German judo (Olympic 76)/WLAF GM (Rhein Fire)
  • Oct 20 Dave Collins, baseball player
  • Oct 20 Dave McLelland, Canadian NHL goaltender (Vancouver Canucks), born in Penticton, British Columbia
  • Oct 25 Imran Khan, Pakistani cricket all-rounder, politician (88 Tests, 3,807 runs, 362 wickets), born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • Oct 25 Ioannis Kyrastas, Greek footballer and manager (d. 2004)
  • Oct 28 Flavian Aponso, cricketer (rebel Sri Lankan 1982, Neth World Cup 1996)
  • Oct 29 Beth Solomon, LPGA golfer

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 5 Joe Jagersberger, Austrian-American racing driver, dies at 68
  • Oct 8 Joe Adams, American baseball player (b. 1877)