September 1905 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 2 New Zealand beats Australia 14-3 in cold, wet conditions in the first international Rugby Union match between the countries on New Zealand soil at Tahuna Park in Dunedin
  • Sep 6 Chicago White Sox Frank Smith no-hits Detroit Tigers, 15-0
  • Sep 8 Pittsburgh Pirates strand NL record 18 men on base & lose to Reds 8-3
  • Sep 22 11th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 314 at Myopia Club Mass
  • Sep 27 Boston's Bill Dinneen no-hits Chicago White Sox, 2-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 21 Robert Lebel, French Canadian ice hockey executive, born in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada (d. 1999)
  • Sep 25 Red Smith, American sportscaster and columnist (Pulitzer 1976, Fight Talk), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin (d. 1982)
  • Sep 26 Emilio Navarro, Puerto Rican baseball player, born in Patillas, Puerto Rico (d. 2011)
  • Sep 27 Ernst Baier, German figure skater (Olympic gold 1936), born in Zittau, Saxony, Germany (d. 2001)
  • Sep 28 Max Schmeling, German boxer (world heavyweight champion 1930-32), born in Klein Luckow, Germany (d. 2005)
  • Sep 28 William Northam, Austrian yachtsman (Olympic gold 1964)

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 10 Pete Browning, American baseball player (b. 1861)