September 1945 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 1 Phillies Vince DiMaggio ties NL record with 4th grand slam of season
  • Sep 3 65th U.S. Men's National Tennis Championship: Frank Parker beats William Talbert (14-12, 6-1, 6-2)
  • Sep 3 59th U.S. Women's National Championship: Sarah Palfrey Cooke beats Pauline Betz Addie (3-6, 8-6, 6-4)
  • Sep 6 A's catcher George George punches umpire Joe Rue gets suspended
  • Sep 29 Chicago Cubs clinch NL pennant with record of 98–56

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 30 Hank Greenberg's final day HR wins pennant for Tigers

Baseball Player Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player
Hank Greenberg

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 8 Rogie Vachon, Quebec, NHL goalie (Canadiens, Kings, Vezina-1968)
  • Sep 11 Franz Beckenbauer, German footballer
  • Sep 14 Martin Tyler, British sports broadcaster

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 17 Phil Jackson, American basketball player and coach (Knicks/Bulls/Lakers), born in Deer Lodge, Montana

  • Sep 19 Jane Blalock, LPGA golfer (1972 Colgate-Dinah Shore, born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • Sep 21 Richard Childress, NASCAR team owner
  • Sep 24 Catherine Burns, American actress (Last Summer, One Life to Live, Catcher), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 28 Marielle Goitschel, Ste Maxime France, alpine skier (Olympic gold 64)
  • Sep 29 Nadezhda Chizova, USSR, shot putter (Oly-gold/silv/bronze-68/72/76)