On This Day

September 1882 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 2 US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport R.I.: Defending champion Richard Sears beats Clarence M. Clark 6-1, 6-4, 6-0
  • Sep 25 1st baseball doubleheader (Providence & Worcester)
  • Sep 30 British Open Golf, St Andrews: Bob Ferguson wins third consecutive Open title; beats fellow Scot Willie Fernie by 3 strokes

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 3 Johnny Douglas, English cricketer and boxer, born in Stoke Newington, London (d. 1930)
  • Sep 9 Clem McCarthy, American sportscaster (d. 1962)
  • Sep 28 Jack Fournier, 2nd baseman (1917-18 NY Yankees)