September 1933 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 1 Soccer team DVS '33 forms
  • Sep 10 53rd U.S. Men's National Championship: Fred Perry beats Jack Crawford (6-3, 11-13, 4-6, 6-0, 6-1)
  • Sep 11 Britain's Fred Perry thwarts Australian Jack Crawford's bid for a Grand Slam by defeating him at US Tennis championship
  • Sep 19 NY Giants clinch the pennant
  • Sep 20 Pittsburgh Steelers (as Pirates) play 1st NFL game, lose 23-2

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestScotty Bowman

Sep 18 Scotty Bowman, NHL player/coach (Montreal Canadians/Detroit Red Wings), born in Montreal, Quebec

NHL Coach Scotty Bowman
NHL Coach
Scotty Bowman
  • Sep 20 Dennis Viollet, English former footballer (d. 1999)
  • Sep 25 Hubie Brown, American basketball coach and broadcaster

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 29 NY Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig (30) weds Eleanor Twitchell in New Rochelle, New York

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 16 George Gore, American baseball player, dies at 79
  • Sep 24 Mike Donlin, baseball player (b. 1878)