August 1922 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Aug 4 Female 1st baseman Lizzie Murphy plays on AL all-star team
  • Aug 8 Pirates set record of 46 hits in a doubleheader (against Phillies)

Sport awardTennis Open

Aug 19 36th U.S. Women's National Championship: Molla Bjurstedt Mallory beats Helen Wills Moody (6-3, 6-1)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • Aug 20 1st world championship athletics for women, held in Paris
  • Aug 24 1st Phillie to hit for cycle (Cy Williams)
  • Aug 25 Cubs beat Phillies 26-23 in highest scoring major-league game
  • Aug 28 1st Walker Cup: US beats England 8-4

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 30 Babe Ruth is thrown out of a game for 5th time in 1922

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aug 17 Roy Tattersall, cricketer (brilliant England off-spinner early 50's)
  • Aug 23 George Kell, baseball player