September 1969 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Events 1 - 22 of 22

2nd - NY Yankee Joe Pepitone is reinstated
7th - Carol Mann wins LPGA Molson's Canadian Golf Open
8th - US amateur Men's Tennis: Stan Smith beats Bob Lutz (97 63 61)
9th - Smallest US Tennis Open single session-131 (men's doubles final only)
9th - 89th Men's U.S. Open: Rod Laver beats Tony Roche (7-9, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2)
9th - 83rd U.S. Women's National Championship: Margaret Court beats Nancy Richey (6-2, 6-2)
10th - NY Mets sweep Montreal Expos putting them in 1st place for 1st time
13th - Baltimore Orioles, win earliest AL Eastern division title
13th - Bobby Bonds is baseballs 4th 30-HR, 30-steal player
14th - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Wendell-West Golf Open
15th - Cards Steve Carlton sets record by striking out 19 NY Mets in a game
20th - 18th Ryder Cup: Draw, 16-16 at Royal Birkdale, England
20th - Pitts Pirate Bob Moose no-hits NY Mets, 4-0
21st - 58th Davis Cup: USA beats Romania in Cleveland (5-0)
21st - Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open
21st - NY Jet Steve O'Neal punts 98 yards against Denver Broncos
LPGA Golfer Donna CaponiLPGA Golfer Donna Caponi 21st - Ron Hill wins European marathon (2:16:47.8)
22nd - SF Giant Willie Mays, becomes second player to hit 600 home runs
24th - NY Mets clinch NL East pennant
28th - Joe Kapp (Minnesota Vikings) passes for 7 touchdowns vs Balt Colts (52-14)
29th - Red Sox Rico Petrocelli hits shortstop record 40th HR of season
29th - Steve O'Neal of NY Jets, kicks longest NFL punt; 98 yards vs Denver

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1 - 56 of 56

1st - Florence Descampe, Brussels Belgium, LPGA golfer (1992 McCall)
1st - Henning Berg, Norwegian footballer
2nd - Russell Freeman, NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders)
2nd - Shani Waugh, Bunbury Aust, LPGA golfer (Aust sub-jr champ-1986, 87)
2nd - Stephen Peall, Zimbabwean cricketer
3rd - Keith Traylor, NFL defensive tackle (KC Chiefs, Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
5th - Maurice Miller, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
5th - Leonardo Nascimento de Araujo, Brazilian footballer
5th - Mark Ramprakash, English cricketer
6th - Aaron Pierce, NFL halfback (NY Giants)
6th - Douglas Pirini, Auckland NZ, decathlete (Olympics-96)
6th - Michellie Jones, Australian triathlete
7th - Darren Bragg, Waterbury CT, outfielder (Seattle Mariners)
8th - Oswaldo Ibarra, Ecuadorian footballer
8th - Lars Bohinen, Norwegian footballer
8th - Gary Speed, Welsh footballer
9th - Christine Smith, Darien Conn, rower (Olympics-96)
9th - Sean Rooks, NBA center (LA Lakers)
10th - Bob Spitulski, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
10th - Matt Geiger, NBA center (Charlotte Hornets)
11th - Tracy Scroggins, NFLer (Detroit Lions)
11th - Eduardo Perez, American baseball player
12th - Ángel Cabrera, Argentine golfer
12th - Shigeki Maruyama, Japanese golfer
13th - Shane Warne, Australian cricketer (leg spin bowler) , born in Melbourne, Victoria
13th - Igor Kravchuk, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators, Russia Oly-Sil-98)
16th - Andrew Borodow, 130 kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-5-92, 96), born in Montreal, Quebec
16th - Chester McGlockton, NFL defensive tackle (Oakland Raiders)
16th - Marthijn Pothoven, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
17th - Rob Zamuner, NHL forward (Tampa Bay Lightning, Team Canada 1998)
18th - Robert Coons, NFL tight end (Buffalo Bills)
20th - Tommy Jeter, NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
20th - Megumi Kudo, Japanese pro-wrestler
20th - Richard Witschge, former Dutch footballer
21st - Jason Christiansen, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Omaha, Nebraska
21st - Lia Biehl, LPGA golfer
21st - Randal Hill, NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)
22nd - Marian Chlad, soccer player (FC Groningen)
22nd - Nicole Bradtke, Australian tennis star (1995 Auckland), born in Melbourne, Victoria
23rd - Jeff Cirillo, Pasadena CA, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
23rd - Tapio Laukkanen, Finnish rally driver
24th - Andrew Greene, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins, Saskatchewan Roughriders)
24th - John Morton, WLAF WR (Frankfurt Galaxy)
25th - David Weathers, Lawrencburg TN, pitcher (Florida Marlins, NY Yankees)
25th - Hansie Cronje, cricket captain (solid South African batsman)
25th - Michae Wright, WLAF cornerback (Barcelona Dragons)
26th - Andy Petterson, Australian footballer
26th - Paul Warhurst, English footballer
27th - Laura Wilson, Utica NY, cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
27th - Lester Holmes, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)
27th - Robert Jones, NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
28th - Jack O'Keffe, Waterbury CT, Australian golfer
28th - L Janusz Hooker, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
28th - Nico Vaesen, Belgian footballer
LPGA Golfer Kelly RobbinsLPGA Golfer Kelly Robbins (29th) 29th - Kelly Robbins, Mt Pleasant Michigan, LPGA golfer (1995 McDonald's LPGA
29th - Angelo Barretto, Filipino racecar driver

Deaths in Sport

Deaths 1 - 4 of 4

3rd - John Lester, American cricketer (b. 1871)
6th - Arthur Friedenreich, Brazilian football player (b. 1892)
9th - Cecil Dixon, cricketer (S Afr 1913-14, dismissed Hobbs twice), dies
9th - Willy Mairesse, Belgian racing driver (b. 1928)

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