September 1930 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 6 Brooklyn Dodgers beat Phillies 22-8
  • Sep 12 Brooklyn catcher Al Lopez hits major league's last recorded bounce HR
  • Sep 13 Tommy Armour wins PGA golf tournament
  • Sep 13 Winnipeg Rugby Football Club 1st game, loses to St John's Rugby, 7-3
  • Sep 13 50th U.S. Men's National Championship: John Doeg beats Frank Shields (10-8, 1-6, 6-4, 16-14)
  • Sep 14 Detroit Lions (as Portsmouth Spartans) play 1st NFL game, win 13-6
  • Sep 16 Phillies trailing 10-5, score 5 in 9th, then Pirates score 4 in top of 10th, so Phillies score 5 in bottom of 10th to win 15-14
  • Sep 18 Enterprise (US) beats Shamrock V (UK) in 15th America's Cup
  • Sep 18 NY Yankee pitcher Red Ruffing hits 2 HRs to beat St Louis Browns, 7-6
  • Sep 24 Portsmouth beats Brooklyn in 1st NFL game played under floodlights
  • Sep 25 Roger Hornsby replaces Joe McCarthy as Cubs manager

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 27 34th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Bobby Jones

Golfer Bobby Jones
Golfer
Bobby Jones
  • Sep 27 White Sox 1st baseman Bud Clancy didn't handle ball at all in a 9 inning game vs St Louis Browns

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 28 Lou Gehrig's errorless streak ends at 885 consecutive games

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 8 Jeanette Altwegg, England, figure skater (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Sep 11 Saleh Selim, Egyptian football player (d. 2002)
  • Sep 13 James McLane, American 1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Sep 19 Bullett Bob Turley, Troy, Illinois, MLB pitcher (World Series MVP, 1958), (d. 2013)
  • Sep 29 Ramnath Kenny, cricketer (batted in 5 Tests for India in 1950's)

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 10 G A Faulkner, cricketer (South African googly all-rounder), commits suicide