Events in Sport in October 1931

  • Oct 1 World Series is a rematch as A's seek 3rd straight title vs Cards
  • Oct 10 St Louis Cards beat Philadelphia A's, 4 games to 3 in 28th World Series
  • Oct 10 9th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Maryland beats Navy 6-0 in Washington (Maryland's first win in the series)
  • Oct 27 Chuhei Numbu of Japan, sets then long jump record at 26' 2½"
  • Oct 29 Lefty Grove, A's pitcher who won 31 games, is named the AL's MVP