August 1915 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Aug 7 Dario Resta, driving a Peugeot, wins the first Champ Car race ever to average over 100mph at a 100-mile race in Chicago; average speed 101.8mph
  • Aug 18 Braves Field opens in Boston to see Braves beat Cards 3-1
  • Aug 20 White Sox obtain Joe Jackson from Cleve in exchange for Robert Roth, Larry Chappell, Ed Klepfer, & $31,500
  • Aug 21 Australasian Championships Men's Tennis, Brisbane: Englishman Gordon Lowe beats Horace Rice of Australia 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, 6-4
  • Aug 31 Chicago White Sox Jimmy Lavender no-hits NY Giants, 2-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aug 12 Alex Wojciechowicz, NFL center (Lions, Eagles)
  • Aug 18 Max Lanier, baseball player
  • Aug 28 Max Robertson, British sports commentator, born in Dacca, Bengal (d. 2009)