August 1910 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Aug 4 A's Jack Coombs & White Sox Ed Walsh pitch a 16 inn scoreless tie
  • Aug 13 Dodgers & Pirates play to 8-8 tie, both have 38 at bats, 13 hits, 12 assists, 2 errors, 5 strikeouts, 3 walks, 1 pass ball & 1 hit by pitch
  • Aug 25 30th U.S. Men's National Championship: William Larned beats Tom Bundy (6-1, 5-7, 6-0, 6-8, 6-1)
  • Aug 27 Using twenty 137,000 candlepower arc lights, 2 amateur baseball teams play a night game at White Sox Park

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aug 1 Mahomed Nissar, cricketer (pioneer Indian opening bowler in Tests)
  • Aug 5 Nan Gindele, US javelin thrower (World Record 1932-38)
  • Aug 11 Denis Moloney, NZ cricket all-rounder (1937 England tour)
  • Aug 23 Giuseppe Meazza, Italian footballer, born in Milan, Italy (d. 1979)
  • Aug 25 Pierre Musy, Swiss 4-man bobsled (Olympic gold 1936), born in Albeuve, Switzerland (d. 1990)

Deaths in Sport

  • Aug 22 George Palmer, cricketer (17 Tests for Aust 1880-86, 78 wickets), dies
  • Aug 29 Allen Hill, cricket bowler (England, 2 Tests), dies