On This Day

Events in Sport in October 1912

  • Oct 5 Boston Red Sox beat Philadelphia Athletics, 3 - 0 for their 105th win of the MLB season, an AL record until 1927 Yankees 110
  • Oct 5 NY Highlanders last game at Hilltop stadium; beat Washington, 8-6; Brooklyn Dodgers last game at Washington Park; lose 1-0 v NY Giants

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Oct 15 Red Sox Tris Speaker's makes only world series unassisted double play, from the outfield

Baseball Player Tris Speaker
Baseball Player
Tris Speaker
  • Oct 16 Boston beats NY Giants, 4 games to 3 with a tie in 9th World Series
  • Oct 20 Hannes Kolehmainen runs world record marathon (2:29:39.2)