August 1935 in Sport

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 12 Babe Ruth's final game at Fenway Park, 41,766 on hand

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Aug 12 49th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah Palfrey Cooke (6-2, 6-4)
  • Aug 29 2nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chicago Bears 5, All-Stars 0 (77,450)
  • Aug 31 Chicago White Sox Vern Kennedy no-hits Cleveland Indians, 5-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aug 1 Geoff Pullar, cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's early 60's)
  • Aug 5 John McCartan, ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1960), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Aug 13 Mudcat Grant, American baseball player
  • Aug 16 Andreas Stamatiadis, Greek footballer and coach
  • Aug 18 Rafer Johnson, decathlete (Olympic gold 1960), born in Hillsboro Texas
  • Aug 19 Bobby Richardson, SC, 2nd baseman (NY Yankees)
  • Aug 21 Ken Taylor, English cricketer (England opening batsman three times 1959-64), born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire
  • Aug 22 Richard W Howard, 400m hurdler (Olympic bronze 1960), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Aug 25 Lones Wigger, American competitive rifle shooter (Olympic gold/silver-1964, 72), born in Great Falls, Montana (d. 2017)
  • Aug 27 Ernie Broglio, American baseball player
  • Aug 31 Frank Robinson, American baseball player and manager (MVP 1961-NL 1966-AL), born in Beaumont, Texas

Deaths in Sport

  • Aug 21 John Hartley, English tennis player, double winner of Wimbledon (b. 1849)