On This Day

September 4, 1950 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • NASCAR’s first paved super speedway, Darlington Raceway hosts Southern 500, first 500-mile event in NASCAR history; winner Johnny Mantz in a Plymouth

Birthdays in Sport

  • Doyle Alexander, American baseball player, born in Cordova, Alabama
  • Ehteshamuddin, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 5 Tests 1980-82), born in Lahore, Punjab
1950 in Sport