Events in Sport in October 1930

  • Oct 1 World Series opens at Phila's Shibe Park, Philadelphia A's beat St Louis 5-2
  • Oct 4 Philadelphia Athletics' Jack Quinn aged 47, pitches 2 innings, oldest to play in World Series
  • Oct 8 Philadelphia A's beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 2 in 27th World Series
  • Oct 18 Joseph Sylvester becomes 1st jockey to win 7 races in 1 day
  • Oct 22 SC Genemuiden soccer team forms