On This Day

September 3, 1947 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • New York Yankees total 18 hits, all singles to rout Boston Red Sox, 11-2 at Fenway Park
  • Philadelphia A's rookie pitcher Bill McCahan no-hits Washington Senators, 3-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dick Buerkle, American athlete (WR 1 mile indoor 3:54.93 1978), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2020)
  • Gérard Houllier OBE, French soccer manager (Paris Saint-Germain, Lens, Liverpool, Olympique Lyonnais, Aston Villa, France), born in Thérouanne, France (d. 2020)
1947 in Sport