On This Day

September 6, 1943 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Carl Scheib becomes youngest pitcher in American League history at 16years, 8 months
  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Joe Hunt beats fellow American Jack Kramer 6-3, 6-8, 10-8, 6-0 for his lone major title
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: American Pauline Betz successfully defends title; beats Louise Brough Clapp 6-3, 5-7, 6-3