September 1935 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 11 US captures Davis Cup for 7th straight year
  • Sep 12 55th U.S. Men's National Championship: Wilmer Allison beats Sidney Wood (6-2, 6-2, 6-3)
  • Sep 22 Boston Braves lose NL record 110th game of year en route to 115
  • Sep 27 Chicago Cubs win 21st consecutive game & clinch NL pennant
  • Sep 29 5th Ryder Cup: US wins, 9-3 at Ridgewood Country Club (Ridgewood, New Jersey, US)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 6 Jock Wallace, Scottish football player and manager, born in Wallyford, Scotland (d. 1996)
  • Sep 10 John Palmer, Kingsport Tenn, news anchor (NBC Weekend News)
  • Sep 20 David Pegg, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • Sep 21 James "Jimmy" Armfield, British former-footballer, manager and pundit (BBC Radio Five Live), born in Denton, Lancashire, England (d. 2018)
  • Sep 22 Harriet King, American fencing (Olympic-1972)
  • Sep 26 Bob Barber, cricketer (dashing England lefty bat in 28 Tests 1960-68)
  • Sep 27 Jerome Shipp, American basketball (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Sep 27 Mamie "Peanut" Johnson, American professional baseball player at 1st female pitcher to play in the Negro Leagues, born in Ridgeway, South Carolina (d. 2017)
  • Sep 27 John Stanford, American college baseball coach/administrator (Middle Tennessee), born in Opelousas, Louisiana (d. 2013)
  • Sep 28 Bruce Crampton, Australian golfer (14 PGA Tour wins), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 21 Herm McFarland, American MLB outfielder (first grand slam in AL history), dies at 65