August 4, 1909 in Sport

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

MLB umpire Tim Hurst instigates a riot by spitting in the face of A's 2nd baseman Eddie Collins who had questioned a call; 2 weeks later Hurst banned for life

Baseball Legend Eddie Collins
Baseball Legend
Eddie Collins

Birthdays in Sport

  • Glenn Cunningham, American middle distance runner (1930's), born in Atlanta, Kansas (d. 1988)