October 1927 in Sport

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Events in Sport

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7th - Yank Herb Pennock retires 1st 22 Pirates in World Series game
8th - NY Yankees sweep Pirates in 24th World Series
11th - Lou Gehrig named AL MVP (Babe Ruth (former winner) not eligible)

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 8 of 8

6th - Alice Bauer, LPGA golfer
8th - Torbjorn Falkanger, Norway, took Olympic oath (1952)
10th - Clairmonte Depeiaza, cricketer (world record partnership v Aust 1955)
18th - Ramesh Divecha, cricketer (eleven wickets for India in early 50's)
25th - Franklin "Bud" Held, javelin world champ (1949, 51, 53-55)
25th - Hedley Keith, cricketer (solid left-handed for South Africa in the 1950's)
29th - Frank A Sedgman, tennis champ (US Open-1951)
30th - Joseph Wilbur Adcock, manager/player (Braves)

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 1 of 1

22nd - Ross Youngs, Hall of Fame baseballer, dies of Bright's disease at 30


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