Norman Brookes of Australia becomes the first international Wimbledon Mens Singles champion.
The Chicago Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers four games to none (with one tie) in the World Series
Tris Speaker debutes September 14; Walter Johnson debutes August 2
Jake Beckley retires
February 11 - E W Swanton, author & sports commentator.
February 17 - Buster Crabbe, swimming champion, actor (+ 1983)
April 2 - Luke Appling, baseball player (+ 1991)
August 11 - Bobo Newsom, baseball player (+ 1962)
September 12 - Spud Chandler - baseball player (+ 1990)
October 22 - Jimmie Foxx - Hall of Fame baseball player (+ 1967)