On This Day

August 25, 1946 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Portland GC: Ben Hogan beats Ed Oliver, 6 & 4 for first of his 9 major titles

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Ben Hogan

Birthdays in Sport

  • Charlie Sanders, American football player (Detroit Lions), born in Richlands, North Carolina (d. 2015)
  • Rollie Fingers, American baseball relief pitcher (Oakland Athletics, AL MVP, Cy Young Award 1981), born in Steubenville, Ohio
1946 in Sport