August 1927 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 5 of 4

5th - Phillies Cy Williams hits for cycle in just 4 at bats
16th - 1st HR hit out of Comiskey Park Chicago (NY Yankee Babe Ruth)
22nd - Babe Ruth hits 40th of 60 homers
30th - 41st US Women's Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Betty Nuthall (61 64)
30th - 41st US Women's Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Betty Nuthall (61 64)

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 5 of 5

7th - Art Houtteman, American baseball player (d. 2003)
8th - Johnny Temple, American baseball player (d. 1994)
15th - Eddie Leadbeater, cricketer (England leg-spinner with an avg of 109)
25th - Althea Gibson, Silver SC, 1st African American tennis champion in a major event
27th - Liselott Linsenhoff, German FR, Equestrian (Olympic-gold-1972)

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 1 of 1

5th - Tom Groube, cricketer (Test for Australia 1880), dies


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