Events in Sport in September 1927

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 2 Rumour starts that Yankee Lou Gehrig will be traded to Tigers

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Sep 5 Red Sox beat Yankees 12-11 in 18 innings
  • Sep 6 Red Sox beat NY Yankees 12-11 in 18 innings at Fenway Park
  • Sep 10 22nd Davis Cup: France beats USA in Philadelphia (3-2)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sep 11 Babe Ruth hits 50th of 60 homers

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Sep 16 Rene Lacoste beats Bill Tilden for US Lawn Tennis Association title
  • Sep 17 47th U.S. Men's National Championship: Rene Lacoste beats Bill Tilden (11-9, 6-3, 11-9)

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Sep 22 Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey for the 2nd time in 10 for heavyweight boxing title; dubbed the "Long count" fight

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey
  • Sep 24 NHL's Toronto St Patricks become Maple Leafs
  • Sep 29 Babe Ruth ties record by hitting grand slams in consecutive games
  • Sep 30 Babe Ruth hits record setting 60th HR (off Tom Zachary)