Events in Sport in October 1922

  • Oct 1 Former Chicago Staleys play 1st NFL game as Chicago Bears, win 6-0
  • Oct 4 For 1st time, entire World Series broadcast over radio (WJZ & WGY)
  • Oct 5 NY Yankees and Giants play an infamous 3-3 tied World Series game
  • Oct 7 First radio link, WNJ (Newark) & WGY (Senectady) link for World Series
  • Oct 7 Landis insists Game 4 of World Series be played despite heavy rain
  • Oct 8 NY Giants beat Yankees, 4 games to 0, with a tie in 19th World Series
  • Oct 30 Anxious to compete with the Yankees, the NY Giants pay $65,000 & 3 players for Jack Bentley (hits .349 & is 13-1 as pitcher in 1922)