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 golfing great (4x Masters), 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 player and manager (NY Yankees), dies from blood poisoning at 49