On This Day

August 6, 1908 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • St Louis Cardinals Johnny Lush pitches 2nd career no-hitter vs Brooklyn Superbas; wins, 2-0 (1st no-hitter 1906)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Helen Jacobs, American tennis player (7 Grand Slam singles titles, US Open 1932-35), born in Globe, Arizona (d. 1997)