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Events in Sport for 8th September


1883 - NY Giants score 13 runs in an inning against Phillies
1905 - Pittsburgh Pirates strand NL record 18 men on base & lose to Reds 8-3
1919 - Babe Ruth hits his 26th HR off Jack Quinn in NY, breaking Buck Freeman's 1899 HR mark of 25
1934 - 54th US Men's Tennis: Fred Perry beats Wilmer L Allison (6-4 6-3 1-6 8-6)
1934 - Bradman scores 132 v Leveson-Gower XI, 90 mins, 24 fours 1 six
1939 - Yanks beat Red Sox 4-1 in 7, game called because of lightning
1943 - NY Giants' pitcher Ace Adams sets record by working in his 62nd game
1946 - 60th US Women's Tennis: Pauline Betz beats Patricia Canning (11-9 6-3)
1946 - 66th US Men's Tennis: Jack Kramer beats Tom Brown Jr (9-7 6-3 6-0)
1946 - Jack Kramer wins US Tennis Open
1946 - SF 49ers play 1st AAFC game, lose to NY Yankees 21-7
1954 - With a 3-2 count, Phillies Richie Ashburn fouls next 14, then walks
1955 - Earliest clinching of an NL pennant (Brooklyn Dodgers)
1957 - 77th US Men's Tennis: M J Anderson beats Ashley J Cooper (10-8 7-5 6-4)
1958 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open
1963 - 77th US Women's Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Margaret Smith Court (75 64)
1963 - 83rd US Men's Tennis: R H Osuna beats Frank Froehling III (75 64 62)
1963 - Braves Warren Spahn ties Christy Mathewson with 13 20-win seasons
1968 - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Pacific Ladies Golf Classic
1969 - 2nd US Tennis Open: Rod Laver wins, completing his 2nd grand slam. The men's singles final also featured the smallest recorded session of 3,708 due to rain.
1969 - 89th US Men's Tennis: Rodney G Laver beats Tony Roche (79 61 62 62)
1969 - US amateur Men's Tennis: Stan Smith beats Bob Lutz (97 63 61)
1973 - 87th US Women's Tennis: M S Court beats E Goolagong Cawley (76 57 62)
1973 - Billy Martin named manager of Texas Rangers
1973 - Hank Aaron sets record of most HRs in 1 league (709)
1974 - 88th US Women's Tennis: Billie J King beats Evonne Goolagong (36 63 75)
1974 - 94th US Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Ken Rosewall (61 60 61)
1974 - 94th US Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Ken Rosewall (61 60 61)
1974 - Ian Thompson wins marathon (2:13:18.8)
1974 - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1978 - 2nd game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 13-2
1984 - 98th US Women's Tennis: M Navratilova beats Chris E L Mills (46 64 64)
1985 - 105th US Men's Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats John McEnroe (7-6 6-3 6-4)Tennis Player John McEnroeTennis Player John McEnroe
1985 - 105th US Men's Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats John McEnroe (7-6 6-3 6-4)
1985 - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Portland Ping Golf Championship
1985 - Pete Rose ties Ty Cobb with 4,191 hits
1985 - Pete Rose ties Ty Cobb with 4,191 hits
1988 - Javier Sotomayer of Cuba high jumps world record 2.43m
1988 - NL pres Bart Giamatti is unanimously elected baseball's 7th commissioner
1989 - George Brett gets his 2,500th hit
1990 - 104th US Womens Tennis Open: Gabriela Sabatini beats Steffi Graf (6-2 7-6)
1991 - 111th US Mens Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Jim Courier (62 64 60)
1991 - Michelle Estill wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
1992 - Danny Tartabull has 9 RBIs as Yanks beat Orioles 16-4
1993 - Baseball's proposed switch to a three-division format OKed in AL
1995 - Cleveland Indians clinch 1st AL Central Division title
1996 - 110th US Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (7-5 6-4)
1996 - 110th US Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (7-5 6-4)Tennis Player Pete SamprasTennis Player Pete Sampras
1996 - 116th US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Michael Chang (61 64 76)
1996 - 116th US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Michael Chang (61 64 76)
1996 - Dottie Pepper wins Safeway LPGA title
1996 - Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
1996 - Sri Lanka defeat Australia to win Singer World Series at Colombo
2002 - Texas Rangers set a major league record by homering in their 26th consecutive game as Texas falls to the Tampa Bay
2013 - Serena Williams wins her fifth Women's Singles US Open title

Events in Sport for 9th September

1904 - Boston Herald again refers to NY baseball club as Yankees, when it reports "Yankees take 2," Yankee name not official till 1913
1909 - Jack Johnson fights Al Kaufman to no decision in 10 for boxing title
1914 - Boston Brave George Davis no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 7-0
1928 - Silvio Cator of Haiti, sets then Long Jump record at 26' "
1933 - 53rd US Mens Tennis: Fred Perry beats Jack Crawford (6-3 11-13 4-6 6-0 6-1)
1934 - Armas Toivonen becomes 1st European marathoner (2:52:29.0)
1948 - Bkln Dodger Rex Barney no-hits NY Giants, 2-0
1951 - Louise Suggs wins LPGA Carrollton Georgia Golf Open
1955 - Louise Suggs wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open
1956 - 70th US Womens Tennis: Shirley J Fry beats Althea Gibson (63 64)
1956 - 76th US Mens Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats Lewis Hoad (46 62 63 63)
1960 - 4th American Football League plays 1st game (Denver 13, Boston 10)
1962 - 76th US Womens Tennis: Margaret Smith Court beats Darlene Hard (97 64)
1962 - 76th US Womens Tennis: Margaret Smith Court beats Darlene Hard (97 64)
1962 - Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Eugene Golf Open
1965 - Sandy Koufax pitches his 4th no-hitter, a perfect game vs Cubs (1-0)
1968 - 1st US Open, held as an "open", Arthur Ashe wins, defeating Tom Okker
1969 - Smallest US Tennis Open single session-131 (men's doubles final only)
1970 - Feyenoord wins soccer's World CupTennis Player Arthur AsheTennis Player Arthur Ashe
1971 - NHL great Gordie Howe retires
1972 - 86th US Womens Tennis: Billie Jean M King beats K Melville (63 75)
1973 - 93rd US Mens Tennis: John Newcombe beats Jan Kodes (64 16 46 62 62)
1973 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1974 - 88th US Womens Tennis: B J M King beats E Goolagong Cawley (36 63 75)
1978 - 3rd game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 7-0
1978 - 92nd US Womens Tennis: Chris E L Mills beats Pam Shriver (75 64)
1978 - Balt Orioles pull their 7th triple play (5-4-3 vs Toronto)
1979 - 93rd US Womens Tennis: Tracy Austin beats C E Lloyd Mills (64 63)
1979 - 99th US Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats Vitas Gerulaitis (7-5 6-3 6-3)
1979 - Sally Little wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic
1983 - Vitas Gerulatis bets his house that Martina Navratilova can't beat 100th ranked male tennis player
1984 - 104th US Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats Ivan Lendl (6-3 6-4 6-1)
1984 - 104th US Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats Ivan Lendl (6-3 6-4 6-1)
1984 - Amy Alcott wins LPGA Portland Ping Golf ChampionshipTennis Player Martina NavratilovaTennis Player Martina Navratilova
1987 - Largest US Tennis Open single night session (total) 21,016
1987 - Larry Bird (Celtics), begins NBA free throw streak of 59
1987 - Nolan Ryan strikes out his 4,500th batter
1988 - Braves Bruce Sutter joins Fingers & Gossage to save 300 games
1988 - Chris Evert defaults at US Open due to a stomach flu
1989 - 103rd US Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats M Navratilova (3-6 7-5 6-1)
1990 - 110th US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (64 63 62)
1990 - 110th US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (64 63 62)
1990 - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Ping-Cellular One Golf Championship
1991 - Mike Tyson indicted for rape of Desiree Washington
1991 - Only 1,695 fans watch Boston Red Sox play Cleveland
1992 - 1st time Baltimore Orioles draw 3 million fans at home
1995 - 109th US Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (7-6 0-6 6-3)
1995 - 109th US Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (7-6 0-6 6-3)
2012 - Serena Williams wins her fourth women's tennis singles at the US Open
2013 - Rafael Nadal defeats Novak Djokovic to win the 2013 US Tennis Open

Events in Sport for 10th September

1902 - Utrecht soccer team UVV forms
1918 - Players on both sides threaten to strike the World Series unless they are guaranteed $2,500 to the winners & $1,000 each for the losers
1924 - Giants rip Braves 22-1, Frisch goes 6-for-6 before grounding out
1927 - 22nd Davis Cup: France beats USA in Philadelphia (3-2)
1932 - 52nd US Mens Tennis: Henry E Vines beats Henri Cochet (6-4 6-4 6-4)
1932 - Dodgers Johnny Frederick hits record 6th pinch-hit HR of the season
1933 - 53rd US Mens Tennis: Fred Perry beats J H Crawford (6-3 11-13 4-6 6-0 6-1)
1937 - 2nd American Football League plays 1st game (LA 21, Pittsburgh 0)
1937 - Cleveland (Los Angeles) Rams plays their 1st NFL game, lose 28-0
1948 - Bradman scores 153 in his last 1st-class cricket innings in England
1950 - Joe DiMaggio becomes 1st to hit 3 HR in a game at Griffith Stadium
1952 - Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Thomasville Golf Open
1954 - Attempting to handle Hoyt Wilhelm's knuckleball catcher Ray Katt of Giants sets a major league record with 4 passed balls
1960 - Abebe Bikila runs Olympic/World record marathon (2:15:16.2)
1960 - NY Yankee Mickey Mantle hits 643' HR over right field roof in Detroit
1961 - 75th US Womens Tennis: Darlene R Hard beats Ann Haydon Jones (63 64)
1961 - 81st US Mens Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Rodney G Laver (75 63 62)
1961 - Mickey Mantle becomes 7th to hit HR # 400
1962 - 82nd US Mens Tennis: Rodney G Laver beats Roy Emerson (62 64 57 64)
1963 - Phillies beat Houston Colt .45s, 16-0
1963 - Stan Musial hits a HR in his 1st at bat as a grandfather
1965 - Phillies 10,000th game to a decision since 1900, Phils beat Cards
1966 - Muhammad Ali TKOs Karl Mildenberger in 12 for Heavyweight boxing title
1967 - 81st US Womens Tennis: Billie Jean M King beats Ann H Jones (119 64)
1967 - 87th US Mens Tennis: John Newcombe beats Clark Graebner (64 64 86)
1967 - Chicago White Sox Joel Horlen no-hits Det Tigers, 6-0
1967 - Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Pacific Golf Classic
1969 - NY Mets sweep Montreal Expos putting them in 1st place for 1st time
1972 - 20th Olympic games close at Munich, German FR
1972 - 92nd US Mens Tennis: Ilie Nastase beats Arthur Ashe (36 63 67 64 63)
1972 - 92nd US Mens Tennis: Ilie Nastase beats Arthur Ashe (36 63 67 64 63)
1972 - Emerson Fittipaldi is youngest to win an auto race World Championship
1972 - Frank Shorter wins 17th Olympic marathon (2:12:19.8)
1972 - Jane Blalock wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1972 - US Men's olympic basketball teams 1st lose, 51-50 to USSR (disputed)
1973 - Muhammad Ali defeats Ken Norton
1973 - NY Jets trade pro footballs leading receiver Don Maynard to St Louis
1974 - Lou Brock ties (104) & then sets (105) baseball stolen base mark
1974 - Teuvo Louhivouri sets cycling distance record of 515.8 mi in 24 hrs
1977 - 91st US Womens Tennis: Chris Evert L Mills beats W Turnbull (76 62)
1977 - Blue Jays beat Yankees 19-3 with 20 hits
1977 - Christa Vahlensieck runs female world record marathon (2:34:47.5)
1978 - 98th US Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Bjorn Borg (64 62 62)
1978 - 98th US Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Bjorn Borg (64 62 62)
1978 - Jimmy Connors is 1st player to win US Open on 3 different surfaces
1978 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open
1978 - 4th game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 7-4. This ties them for 1st place. Yanks out hit 'em 67-21; score 42-9
1983 - 97th US Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Chris Evert L Mills (61 63)
1983 - Larry Holmes TKOs Scott Frank in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
1988 - 102nd US Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Gabriela Sabatini (6-3 3-6 6-1)
1989 - 109th US Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats Ivan Lendl (76 16 63 76)
1989 - 109th US Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats Ivan Lendl (76 16 63 76)
1989 - Muffin Spencer-Devlin wins LPGA Cellular One-Ping Golf Championship
1989 - Deion Sanders returns a punt 68 yards for a touchdown, the first in his career
1990 - 19 year old Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi to win US Open
1990 - 19 year old Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi to win US Open
1990 - 1st time since 1966 that all 8 grand slam tennis champs are different
1990 - 1st time in NY Yankee history they are completely swept season series, Oakland A's beat them 12 games to 0
1991 - Yolanda Gail Devers runs US female record 100m Hurdles (12.48 secs)
1992 - Bud Selig becomes interm commissioner of baseball
1994 - 108th US Womens Tennis Open: Aranxta S Vicario beats Steffi Graf (1-6 7-6 6-4)
1995 - 115th US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (64 63 46 75)
1995 - 115th US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (64 63 46 75)
1995 - 35th Walker Cup: Britain-Ireland beats US, 14-10
1995 - Alison Nicholas wins PING-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
1995 - Browns & Indians, play simultaneous regular season games in Cleve for only time, Browns 22-6 over Tampa, Indians 5-3 over Orioles
1997 - Mark McGwire joins Babe as only players to hit 50 HRs in 2 consec yrs

Events in Sport for 11th September

1886 - Mayflower (US) beats Galatea (England) in 7th America's Cup
1895 - FA Cup stolen in Birmingham
1912 - Netherland Olympic Committee forms
1914 - William Christopher Handy publishes "St Louis Blues"
1918 - Boston Red Sox beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 15th World Series
1923 - After a single, Red Sox Howard Ehmke retires next 27 Yanks
1926 - 21st Davis Cup: USA beats France in Philadelphia (4-1), for their 7th straight championship
1927 - Babe Ruth hits 50th of 60 homers
1928 - Ty Cobb last hitting appearance, pops out against Yankees
1933 - Britain's Fred Perry thwarts Australian Jack Crawford's bid for a Grand Slam by defeating him at US Tennis championship
1935 - 49th US Womens Tennis: H H Jacobs beats Sarah H Palfrey Fabyan (6-2 6-4)
1935 - US captures Davis Cup for 7th straight year
1937 - 51st US Women's Tennis: Anita Lizana beats Jadwiga Jedrzejowska (6-4 6-2)
1937 - 57th US Men's Tennis: J D Budge beats G v Cramm (6-1 7-9 6-1 3-6 6-1)
1955 - 69th US Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats Patricia Ward (6-4 6-2)
1955 - 75th US Mens Tennis: Tony Trabert beats Ken Rosewall beats (9-7 6-3 6-3)
1955 - 75th US Mens Tennis: Tony Trabert beats Ken Rosewall beats (9-7 6-3 6-3)
1956 - Yanks Yogi Berra ties career record for HRs (236) by a catcher
1959 - Elroy Face's 22 game win streak ends as Dodgers beat Pirates 5-4
1959 - Oriole Jerry Walker pitches 16 inn beating White Sox 1-0
1960 - 17th Olympic games close in Rome Italy
1960 - 74th US Womens Tennis: Darlene R Hard beats Maria Fraser (64 1012 64)
1960 - 80th US Mens Tennis: Neale A Fraser beats Rodney G Laver (64 64 97)
1965 - Braves 2nd straight one-hitter against the Mets
1966 - 80th US Womens Tennis: M Esther Bueno-Fraiser beats N Richey (63 61)
1966 - 86th US Mens Tennis: Fred Stolle beats John Newcombe (46 12-10 63 64)
1966 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Pacific Ladies' Golf Classic
1976 - Minnie Minoso bats for White Sox after a 12-year hiatus (hitless)
1976 - 90th US Women's Tennis: C E L Mills beats E Goolagong Cawley (63 60) Evonne Goolagong loses her 4th straight US Open Final (Evert wins)
1977 - 97th US Men's Tennis: Guillermo Vilas beats Jimmy Connors (26 63 75 60)
1977 - 97th US Men's Tennis: Guillermo Vilas beats Jimmy Connors (26 63 75 60)
1977 - Joanne Carner wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open
1982 - 96th US Womens Tennis: C E L Mills beats Hana Mandlikova (63 61)
1982 - Chris Evert wins her 6th & final US Open Tennis match at West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills NY
1983 - 103rd US Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Ivan Lendl (63 67 75 60)
1983 - 103rd US Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Ivan Lendl (63 67 75 60)
1983 - Franco Harris becomes 3rd NFL to rush 11,000 yards
1983 - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Portland Ping Golf Championship
1985 - Sri Lanka score their 1st Test Cricket victory, by 149 runs v India
1985 - Pete Rose of Cin Reds gets career hit 4,192 off Eric Show of San Diego Padres, eclipsing Ty Cobb's record
1985 - Pete Rose of Cin Reds gets career hit 4,192 off Eric Show of San Diego Padres, eclipsing Ty Cobb's record
1988 - Betsy King wins LPGA Cellular One-Ping Golf Championship
1988 - Sports Aid-jogging to feed the world
1988 - 108th US Men's Tennis: Mats Wilander beats Ivan Lendl (64 46 63 57 64) in 4hrs 55 min - longest men's final in US Open history
1988 - 108th US Men's Tennis: Mats Wilander beats Ivan Lendl (64 46 63 57 64) in 4hrs 55 min - longest men's final in US Open history
1991 - NY Yankees final game at Baltimore Oriole's Memorial Stadium
1991 - Atlanta Braves Kent Mercker, Mark Wohlers & Alejandro Pena pitched 1st combined no-hitter in NL, beating San Diego Padres, 1-0
1993 - 107th US Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Helena Sukova (6-3 6-3)
1994 - 114th US Men's Tennis: Andre Agassi beats Michael Stich (61 76 75)
1994 - Missie McGeorge wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
1995 - Ohio's Governor Voinovich proclaims "Cleveland Indians Day"

Events in Sport for 12th September

1885 - Highest score (35) recorded in any 1st-class soccer match is set
1895 - Defender (US) beats Valkyrie III (England) in 10th America's Cup
1911 - Boston's Cy Young vs Christy Mathewson of Giants, Giants win 9-0
1920 - 7th Olympic games close in Antwerp Belgium
1925 - 20th Davis Cup: USA beats France in Philadelphia (5-0)
1930 - Brooklyn catcher Al Lopez hits major league's last recorded bounce HR
1931 - 51st US Mens Tennis: H E Vines beats George M Lott Jr (7-9 6-3 9-7 7-5)
1935 - 55th US Mens Tennis: Wilmer L Allison beats Sidney B Wood (6-2 6-2 6-3)
1936 - 50th US Womens Tennis: Alice Marble beats Helen Hull Jacobs (4-6 6-3 6-2)
1936 - 56th US Mens Tennis: Fred Perry beats J Donald Budge (2-6 6-2 8-6 1-6 10-8)
1953 - Brooklyn Dodgers, clinch NL pennant earlier than any other team
1954 - Betsy Rawls wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open
1954 - White Sox win 90th game, 1st time they win this many since 1920
1962 - Wash Senator Tom Cheney strikes out record 21 Orioles in 16 inn game
1964 - Ralph Boston of US, sets then Long Jump record at 27' 4"
1965 - 79th US Womens Tennis: Margaret Smith beats Billie Jean King (86 75)
1965 - 85th US Mens Tennis: Manuel Santana beats Cliff Drysdale (62 79 75 61)
1965 - Manuel Santana wins US Tennis Open
1965 - Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Golf Open
1971 - 85th US Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Rosemary Casals (64 76)
1971 - 85th US Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Rosemary Casals (64 76)
1971 - 91st US Mens Tennis: Stan Smith beats Jan Kodes (36 63 62 76)
1972 - Lord Michael Killanin succeeds Avery Brundage as head of Olympics
1976 - 96th US Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Bjorn Borg (64 36 76 64)
1976 - 96th US Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Bjorn Borg (64 36 76 64)
1976 - Jane Blalock wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
1976 - Seattle Seahawks play 1st regular-season game (St L 30, Sea 24)
1976 - White Sox Minnie Minoso, 53, is oldest to get a hit in majors
1979 - Carl Yastrzemski, is 15th to get 3,000 hits
1979 - Indiana Pacers cut Ann Meyers, 1st woman on an NBA club
1979 - Red Carl Yastrzemski gets his 3,000th hit off Yankee Jim Beattie
1981 - 95th US Womens Tennis: Tracy Austin beats M Navratilova (16 76 76)
1981 - Red Sox rookie Bob Ojeda no-hits Yanks for 8 innings before Rick Cerone & Dave Winfield lead off 9th with back-to-back doubles
1982 - 102nd US Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Ivan Lendl (63 62 46 64)
1982 - 102nd US Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Ivan Lendl (63 62 46 64)
1982 - Gerard Nijboer (2:15:16) & Rosa Mota (2:36:04) win marathon
1982 - Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic
1984 - NY Met Dwight Gooden sets rookie strike out record at 251
1987 - 101st US Womens Tennis Open: Martina Navratilova beats Steffi Graf (7-6 6-1)
1988 - 1st NFL regular-season game played in Phoenix; Cowboys beat Card
1991 - Nolan Ryan's 4-3 victory over Twins is his 312th career win
1992 - 106th US Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats A Sanchez Vicario (63 63)
1992 - Stefan Edberg beats Michael Chang in what is believed to be the longest match in US Open history (5hr 26min)
1993 - 113rd US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Cedric Pioline (64 64 63)
1993 - 113rd US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Cedric Pioline (64 64 63)
1993 - Donna Andrews wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
1997 - NY Met John Olerud hits for the cycle

Events in Sport for 13th September
1907 - Canadian Interprovincial Rugby Football union (Big Four) forms with Hamilton Tigers, Toronto Argonauts, Ottawa Rough Riders & Montreal Foot Ball
1909 - Ty Cobb clinches AL HR title with his 9th HR (all inside-the-park)
1910 - Regina Rugby Club forms
1924 - 19th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Philadelphia (5-0)
1925 - Bkln Dodger Dazzy Vance no-hits Phillies, 10-1
1930 - 50th US Mens Tennis: J H Doeg beats Francis Shields (10-8 1-6 6-4 16-14)
1930 - Tommy Armour wins PGA golf tournament
1930 - Winnipeg Rugby Football Club 1st game, loses to St John's Rugby, 7-3
1932 - NY Yankees clinch their 7th AL pennant
1934 - Judge Landis sells World Series broadcast rights to Ford for $100,000
1938 - Alexander Cartwright selects to Baseball's Hall of Fame
1942 - Cubs shortstop Leonard Merullo makes 4 errors in 1 inning
1946 - Boston Red Sox clinch AL pennant
1949 - Ladies Pro Golf Association of America formed in NYC
1951 - St Louis Cards beat NY Giants 6-4 (rescheduled from 9/12) then at night lose to Boston Braves 2-0
1958 - Braves Warren Spahn is 1st lefty to win 20 or more games 9 times
1959 - 73rd US Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Christine Truman (61 64)
1959 - 79th US Mens Tennis: Neale Fraser beats Alejandro Olmedo (63 57 62 64)
1959 - Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Memphis Golf Open
1960 - Dutch 1st Chamber condemns soccer-law
1964 - 78th US Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Carole Graebner (61 60)
1964 - 84th US Mens Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Frederick S Stolle (64 62 64)
1964 - Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Ladies' Golf Open
1965 - Willie Mays's 500th HR (off Don Nottebart), Giants 11th straight win
1969 - Baltimore Orioles, win earliest AL Eastern division title
1969 - Bobby Bonds is baseballs 4th 30-HR, 30-steal player
1970 - 1st NYC Marathon won by Gary Muhrcke in 2:31:38
1970 - 84th US Womens Tennis: M Smith Court beats Rosemary Casals (62 26 61)
1970 - 90th US Mens Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats Tony Roche (26 64 76 63)
1970 - 90th US Mens Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats Tony Roche (26 64 76 63)
1970 - Joanne Carner wins LPGA Wendell-West Golf Open
1973 - ABC announces it obtained TV rights for 1976 Olympics
1974 - Phillies set NL record, using 27 players in a game, St Louis uses 24, tying record of 51. Phils win 7-3 in 17
1976 - 2nd Enterprise, approach & lands Test Cricket (ALT) flight (5m28s)
1977 - 2nd Test Cricket of Space Shuttle Enterprise
1981 - 101st US Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats Bjorn Borg (4-6 6-2 6-4 6-3)
1981 - 101st US Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats Bjorn Borg (4-6 6-2 6-4 6-3)
1981 - Atlanta Falcons tie record of 31 points in 4th quarter (vs Green Bay)
1981 - Jan Stephenson wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
1982 - Joe Lefevre gets 6 hits in one baseball game
1983 - Oakland's Rickey Henderson 3rd straight 100 steals for season
1983 - US mint strikes 1st gold coin in 50 years (Olympic Eagle)
1987 - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Cellular One-Ping Golf Championship
1988 - 10th time, 4 players hit baseball major-league record grand slams
1989 - Fay Vincent elected baseball's 8th commissioner
1990 - Robert E Nederlander appointed NY Yankee managing general partner
1991 - 55 ton concrete beam falls in Montreal's Olympic Stadium
1991 - Joe Carter 1st baseball player with 3 consecutive 100 RBI seasons with 3 different teams (Indians, Padres, Blue Jays)
1991 - Kim Zmeskal is 1st American to win a medal at World Gymnastics Championships, she wins the gold with 39.848 pts
1992 - 112th US Mens Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Pete Sampras (36 64 76 62)
1992 - NY Giants trailing Dallas Cowboys 34-0 in 3rd, lose 34-28
1992 - Nancy Lopez wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
1992 - Steffan Edberg beats Pete Sampress to win US Open
1997 - Carolina Hurricane's 1st exhibition game beat NY Islanders 4-1
1998 - 112th US Womens Tennis
1998 - 118th US Mens Tennis
1998 - SAFECO Golf Classic

Events in Sport for 14th September

1868 - Golf's 1st recorded hole-in-one (Tom Morris at Prestwick's 8th hole)
1913 - 27th US Womens Tennis: Mary K Browne beats Dorothy Green (6-2 7-5)
1913 - Cubs Larry Cheney hurls record 14-hit shutout against Giants (7-0)
1923 - Jack Dempsey KOs Luis Firpo in 2 for Heavyweight boxing title
1923 - Red Sox 1st baseman George Burns pulls off an unassisted triple play
1924 - Walter Johnson elected AL MVP
1929 - 49th US Men's Tennis: Bill Tilden beats Francis Hunter (3-6 6-3 4-6 6-2 6-4)
1929 - A's clinch AL pennant with a 5-0 win over White Sox
1930 - Detroit Lions (as Portsmouth Spartans) play 1st NFL game, win 13-6
1947 - 61st US Women's Tennis: A Louise Brough beats M O duPont (8-6 4-6 6-1)
1947 - 67th US Men's Tennis: Jack Kramer beats Frank A Parker (4-6 2-6 6-1 6-0 6-3)
1954 - Giants' Willie Mays gets 82nd extra-base hit, breaks Mel Ott's record
1958 - Jackie Pung wins LPGA Jackson Golf Open
1968 - Jimmy Ellis beats Floyd Patterson in 15 for Heavyweight boxing title
1968 - Detroit Tigers' Denny McLain's 30th victory of season
1969 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Wendell-West Golf Open
1971 - Cleve Indians & Wash Senators, play 20 innings
1975 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Southgate Golf Open
1978 - Braves' Jim Bouton, 38, beats Giants, his 1st win since 1970
1980 - Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA United Virginia Bank Golf Classic
1980 - Dwight Clark begins NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
1982 - Trevor Baxter sets skateboard High Jump record of 5' 5.7"
1986 - Judy Dickinson wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
1986 - Saskatchewan & Hamilton play 1st CFL regular-season overtime game
1987 - 107th US Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats Mats Wilander (67 60 76 64)
1987 - 107th US Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats Mats Wilander (67 60 76 64)
1987 - Cal Ripken's streak of 8,243 consecutive innings (908 games) is broken
1987 - Toronto Blue Jays hit a record 10 HRs vs Baltimore Orioles
1989 - Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in USSR, win 4-2
1991 - Freshman Marshall Faulk of San Diego State rushed for NCAA record
1994 - All 28 baseball owners vote to cancel rest of 1994 season
1996 - As' Mark McGwire is 13th player to hit 50-HRs in a season
1996 - Dean Headley takes 3rd cricket hat-trick of season, Kent v Hampshire
1996 - NY Met Todd Huntley sets record of 41 HRs by a catcher
1997 - Bank One Senior Golf Classic
1997 - Karrie Webb wins LPGA SAFECO Classic
1997 - Loren Roberts wins CVS Charity Golf Classic with a 266

 

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