On This Day

September 1901 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Sep 5 National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues forms
  • Sep 19 11 baseball games canceled due to funeral of President William McKinley

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 2 Adolph Rupp, American college basketball coach (d. 1977)
  • Sep 16 Andree Joly Bunet, French pairs figure skater (Olympic gold 1928, 32), born in Paris (d. 1993)
  • Sep 21 Lord Learie Constantine, West Indian cricket all-rounder (UKs first black peer), born in Diego Martin, Trinidad (d. 1971)
  • Sep 25 Bud Houser, American field athlete (Olympic gold discus & shot put 1924, discus 1928), born in Winigan, Missouri (d. 1994)