On This Day

On This Day in Sport for October 15

Events in Sport

  • 1912 Red Sox Tris Speaker's makes only world series unassisted double play, from the outfield
  • 1917 Baseball World Series: Chicago White Sox beat NY Giants, 4-2 at Brush Stadium to clinch series, 4-2 for their second WS triumph
  • 1923 Baseball World Series: NY Yankees beat NY Giants, 6-4 in Game 6 at the Polo Grounds for a 4-2 series win; Yankees first World Series victory
  • 1925 Baseball World Series: Pittsburgh Pirates beat Washington Senators, 9-7 in Game 7 at Forbes Field for 4-3 series victory; Pirates first team to recover from 3–1 deficit in a 7-game series
  • 1928 Walter Johnson signs a 3-year contract to manage the Senators
  • 1933 Philadelphia Eagles play 1st NFL game, lose to NY Giants 56-0
  • 1935 NHL's St Louis Eagles fold
  • 1937 Rather than accept any trade offers, the Yanks release Tony Lazzeri
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