September 1929 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 14 A's clinch AL pennant with a 5-0 win over White Sox
  • Sep 14 49th U.S. Men's National Championship: Bill Tilden beats Francis Hunter (3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4)
  • Sep 18 Pirates loss to Braves & clinch NL pennant for the Cubs

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 3 Carlo Clerici, Swiss cyclist (d. 2007)
  • Sep 8 Roger Byrne, English footballer (d. 1958

Person of interestArnold Palmer

Sep 10 Arnold Palmer, American golfer (7 major titles including US Masters 1958, 60, 62, 64), born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)

  • Sep 17 Stirling Moss, race car driver, born in London, England
  • Sep 21 S├índor Kocsis, Hungarian footballer (d. 1979)
  • Sep 25 John Rutherford, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1956)
  • Sep 26 Meredith C Gourdine, long jumper (Olympic silver 1952), born in Newark, New Jersey

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 25 Miller Huggins, American Baseball Hall of Fame 2nd baseman, manager (NY Yankees WS 1923, 27-28), dies of pyaemia at 51