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Oct 7 Georgia Tech, coached by John Heisman, defeat Cumberland 222-0, most lopsided score in the history of US college football

Football, Baseball & Basketball Player & Coach John Heisman
Football, Baseball & Basketball Player & Coach
John Heisman

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Oct 9 Babe Ruth begins 29 2/3 scoreless World Series innings

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Oct 10 In Game 3, Charlie Ebbets becomes the 1st owner to raise the price of World Series grandstand seats to $5-up from $3
  • Oct 11 6th College Football Crab Bowl Classic; Navy beats Maryland 14-7 in College Park
  • Oct 12 Boston Red Sox beat Bkln Dodgers, 4 games to 1 in 13th World Series
  • Oct 16 Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus