Events in Sport in October 1936

  • Oct 2 NY Yankees score World Series record 18 runs, beating Giants 18-4
  • Oct 2 Tony Lazzeri becomes 1st Yank to hit a World Series grand slam
  • Oct 3 Yanks set new attendance record of 64,842 in 3rd game of World Series
  • Oct 4 Record 66,669 at Yankee Stadium for 4th game of World Series
  • Oct 6 NY Yankees beat Giants 4 games to 2 in 33rd World Series
  • Oct 7 7th-place Brooklyn Dodgers fire manager Casey Stengel

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Oct 10 Bradman scores 212 in 202 mins in a cricket testimonial game

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

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Oct 16 Lou Gehrig, is voted AL MVP by BBWAA

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig