September 15, 1940 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 3rd American Football League plays 1st game (Milw 14, Columbus 2)
  • Chicago Tribune sponsors Ted Lyons Day (White Sox pitcher)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Frank Linzy, American baseball player, born in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
  • Merlin Olsen, UT, NFL tackle (Rams)/sportscaster/actor (Father Murphy)