September 1927 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 12 of 12

2nd - Rumour starts that Yankee Lou Gehrig will be traded to Tigers
5th - Red Sox beat Yankees 12-11 in 18 innings
6th - Red Sox beat NY Yankees 12-11 in 18 innings at Fenway Park
10th - 22nd Davis Cup: France beats USA in Philadelphia (3-2)
11th - Babe Ruth hits 50th of 60 homers
16th - Rene Lacoste beats Bill Tilden for US Lawn Tennis Association title
17th - 47th US Men's Tennis: Rene Lacoste beats William T Tilden (11-9 6-3 11-9)
22nd - Famous "Long count" fight (Dempsey loses to Tunney)
22nd - Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
24th - NHL's Toronto St Patricks become Maple Leafs
29th - Babe Ruth ties record by hitting grand slams in consecutive games
30th - Babe Ruth hits record setting 60th HR (off Tom Zachary)

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 7 of 7

2nd - Trudi Jochum-Beiser, Austria, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1952)
17th - George Blanda, Penn, NFL kicker/quarterback (Bears, Oilers, Raiders)
22nd - Tom Lasorda [Thomas], Norristown, Pennsylvania, baseball manager (LA Dodgers)
22nd - Gordon Astall, English footballer
25th - Carl Braun, basketball player (NY Knicks)
25th - Sir Colin Davis, Weybridge England, conductor (NY Met 1967-71)
29th - Adhemar Ferreira da Silva, Brazil, triple jumper (Olympic-gold-52, 56)


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