September 1959 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 15 of 15

6th - Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
11th - Elroy Face's 22 game win streak ends as Dodgers beat Pirates 5-4
11th - Oriole Jerry Walker pitches 16 inn beating White Sox 1-0
13th - 73rd US Womens Tennis: Maria Fraser beats Christine Truman (61 64)
13th - 79th US Mens Tennis: Neale Fraser beats Alejandro Olmedo (63 57 62 64)
13th - Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Memphis Golf Open
13th - 79th U.S. National Championship: Neale Fraser beats Alex Olmedo (6-3, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4)
17th - 59th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jack Nicklaus
20th - Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Links Golf Invitation Open
22nd - Chicago White Sox clinch AL pennant
26th - Milwaukee Braves Warren Spahn becomes winningest NL lefty
26th - SF Giants Sam Jones 2nd no-hitter, beats St Louis Cards, 4-0
27th - Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Opie Turner Golf Open
27th - Braves & Dodgers finish in a tie (86-68)
29th - Dodgers win game 2 of playoff, 6-5, & take NL pennant

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 21 of 21

1st - Keith Allen Clearwater, PGA golfer (1987 Colonial Natl), born in Long Beach, California
1st - Kenny Mayne, American sports journalist
5th - Tom Pernice Jr, KC MO, Nike golfer (1989 Centel Classic-4th)
11th - David Laurence Frost, Cape Town South Africa, PGA golfer (1988 Southern Open)
11th - Robert Wrenn, Richmond VA, Nike golfer (1987 Buick Open)
12th - Cindy Rarick, Glenwood MN, LPGA golfer (1991 Northgate Computer)
16th - Tim Raines, Sanford Florida, American baseball player (Montreal Expos)
17th - Hank Ilesic, Edmonton, CFL punter, place kicker (Edmonton, Toronto)
18th - Ryne Sandberg, Spokane WA, infielder (Chicago Cubs)
18th - Ian Arkwright, English footballer
20th - Lesley Thompson, Toronto Ontario, rower (Olympics-gold-92, 96)
22nd - Greg Bruckner, Inglewood CA, Nike golfer (1992 New England Classic)
23rd - Heather Drew, St Louis MO, LPGA golfer (1987 Henredon Classic-5th)
25th - Andy Waller, cricketer (big-hitting Zimbabwe batsman-1992 World Cup)
26th - Rich Gedman, American baseball player
27th - Beth Heiden, Madison Wisc, 3000m speed skater (Olympic-bronze-1980)
28th - Todd Worrell, Arcadia CA, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
28th - Ron Fellows, Canadian race car driver
30th - Hans Werdekker, Dutch soccer player (Ajax, RKC/Amsterdam Admirals)
MLB Outfielder Tim RainesMLB Outfielder Tim Raines (16th) 30th - Kim Bauer, LPGA golfer (1993 Minn LPGA Classic-30th), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
30th - Ettore Messina, Italian basketball coach

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 2 of 2

9th - O'Neil Gordon Collie Smith, WI cricket all-rounder, dies in car crash
28th - Rudolf Caracciola, German race car driver (b. 1901)


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