September 1943 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 6 Carl Scheib becomes youngest pitcher in American League history at 16years, 8 months
  • Sep 6 63rd U.S. Men's National Championship: Joseph R. Hunt beats Jack Kramer (6-3, 6-8, 10-8, 6-0)
  • Sep 6 US Women's National Tennis Championship: Pauline Betz Addie successfully defends title; beats Louise Brough Clapp 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
  • Sep 8 NY Giants' pitcher Ace Adams sets record by working in his 62nd game

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 1 Pat Connolly-Daniels-Winslow-Banks, US pentathlete (Olympic 7th 1968)
  • Sep 2 Glenn Sather, NHL coach (Edmonton Oiler)
  • Sep 3 Dave Eichelberger, PGA golfer (1971 Greater Milwaukee Open), born in Waco, Texas
  • Sep 4 Giuseppi Gentile, Italian triple jumper (Olympic bronze 1968)
  • Sep 19 Christl Haas, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic gold 1964), born in Kitzb├╝hel, Austria (d. 2001)
  • Sep 19 Joe Morgan, American MLB 2nd baseman (Reds) and commentator (ESPN), born in Bonham, Texas
  • Sep 20 Tommy Nobis, American football linebacker (Atlanta Falcons), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2017)

Person of interestMarty Schottenheimer

Sep 23 Marty Schottenheimer, American football coach (Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers), born in McDonald, Pennsylvania

  • Sep 26 Ian Chappell, Australian cricket captain, broadcaster (75 Tests), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • Sep 26 Tim Schenken, Australian racing driver, born in Gordon, Sydney, Australia
  • Sep 28 Gertrud "Traudl" Hecher, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic bronze 1960)

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 17 Dick Tyldesley, cricketer (7 Tests for England), dies
  • Sep 28 Charles Vintcent, cricketer (played in South Africa's 1st 3 tests), dies