Events in Sport in October 1942

  • Oct 3 NY Yanks Frank Crosetti shoves umpire Bill Summers in World Series, he is fined $200 & suspended for 1st 30 days of 1943 season
  • Oct 5 St Louis Cards beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 1, in 39th World Series
  • Oct 16 National Boxing Association freezes titles of those serving in armed services
  • Oct 29 Branch Rickey named president/GM of Brooklyn Dodgers