Events in Sport in September 1989

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4th Beth Daniel wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel

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5th Chris Evert last US Open match, she is defeated by Zina Garrison

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Player Zina Garrison
Tennis Player
Zina Garrison

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8th George Brett gets his 2,500th hit

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett

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9th 109th Women's U.S. Open: Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratilova (3-6, 7-5, 6-1)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • 10th Muffin Spencer-Devlin wins LPGA Cellular One-Ping Golf Championship

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10th Deion Sanders returns a punt 68 yards for a touchdown, the first in his career

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
NFL Legend
Deion Sanders

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10th 109th Men's U.S. Open: Boris Becker beats Ivan Lendl (7-6, 1-6, 6-3, 7-6)

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
  • 13th Fay Vincent elected baseball's 8th commissioner
  • 14th Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in USSR, win 4-2
  • 17th Beth Daniel wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • 17th NYC court of appeals overturns lower court decision & returns America's Cup back to US (from NZ)
  • 19th Appeals court restores America's Cup to US after NY Supreme Court gave it to NZ (NZ protested US's use of a catamaran)
  • 22nd Cards outfielder Leon Durham suspended for 60 days due to drugs
  • 23rd Blue Jays bat out of order against Brewers in 6th inning
  • 24th 28th Ryder Cup: US & Europe draw, 14-14 at The Belfry, England

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24th Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Nippon Travel-MBS Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez

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30th Nolan Ryan's perfect game broken in 8th, but gets his 300th strikeout

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • 30th Toronto Blue Jays wins AL East title