On This Day

September 1904 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Sep 3 For the only time in Olympic Games history, there is a throw-off in the discus final after Americans Martin Sheridan & Ralph Rose tie with a best throw of 128' 10½" in St. Louis; Sheridan wins with 127' 10¼"
  • Sep 6 Soccer team Rheden forms
  • Sep 9 Boston Herald again refers to NY baseball club as Yankees, when it reports "Yankees take 2," Yankee name not official till 1913
  • Sep 30 White Sox lefty Doc White, pitches his 5th shutout in 18 days

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 1 Ray Flaherty, American Pro Football Hall of Fame end, coach (3 x NFL Championships; Washington Redskins 1937, 42 coach), born in Lamont, Washington (d. 1994)
  • Sep 9 Feroze Khan, Pakistani field hockey player (d. 2005)