September 1943 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 6 Carl Scheib becomes youngest pitcher in AL (16y 8 ms) of the A's
  • 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 57th U.S. Women's National Championship: Pauline Betz Addie 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 3 Frank Lister, English footballer
  • Sep 4 Giuseppi Gentile, Italian triple jumper (Olympic bronze 1968)
  • Sep 16 Dennis W Conner, yachting pro (4-time America's Cup-winning skipper)
  • Sep 19 Christi Haas, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Sep 19 Joe Morgan, Bonham, Texas, American MLB 2nd baseman (Reds)/commentator (ESPN)
  • Sep 20 Tommy Nobis, American football linebacker (Atlanta Falcons), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2017)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

  • Sep 26 Ian Chappell, Australian cricket player (batsman 1964-80)
  • Sep 26 Tim Schenken, Australian racing driver
  • 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