September 1957 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 2 Milwaukee 1st baseman Frank Torre scores 6 runs to tie the MLB record; Braves rout Chicago Cubs 23-10
  • Sep 3 Brooklyn Dodgers play their final game in Jersey City, a 3-2 loss v Philadelphia Phillies; 11-4 record in New Jersey
  • Sep 3 Milwaukee Braves pitcher Warren Spahn sets an NL record for a left-hander with 41st shut-out; beats Cubs, 8-0
  • Sep 8 Juan Manuel Fangio confirms his World Championship of Drivers title finishing 2nd in the season ending Italian GP at Monza; takes record 5th title by 15 points from Stirling Moss

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 8 77th U.S. Men's National Championship: Malcolm Anderson beats Ashley Cooper (10-8, 7-5, 6-4)

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Ashley Cooper
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Ashley Cooper
  • Sep 8 71st U.S. Women's National Championship: Althea Gibson beats Louise Brough Clapp (6-3, 6-2)
  • Sep 15 SF Seals (Pacific Coast League) play their last game
  • Sep 16 LA City Council approves 300-acre site in Chavez Ravine for Dodgers
  • Sep 23 Milwaukee Braves clinch NL pennant by beating Cards 4-2
  • Sep 24 Brooklyn Dodgers play last game at Ebbets Field, defeat Pirates 2-0
  • Sep 29 NY Giants play & lose their last game at Polo Grounds (9-1 to Pitts)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 1 Duško Ivanović, Montenegrin basketball coach
  • Sep 2 Tony Alva, American skateboarder
  • Sep 5 Peter Winnen, Dutch bicycle road athlete, born in Ysselsteyn German war cemetery, Netherlands
  • Sep 6 Gwyn Evans, Welsh rugby player, born in Maesteg, Wales
  • Sep 8 Melissa Whitmire, LPGA golfer
  • Sep 11 Jeff Sluman, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1988), born in Rochester, New York
  • Sep 13 Mark Charles Wiebe, American PGA golfer (1985 Anheuser-Busch), born in Seaside, Oregon
  • Sep 14 Jerry Don Gleaton, American baseball player, born in Brownwood, Texas
  • Sep 14 Tim Wallach, American MLB player (Montreal Expos 1980-1992), born in Huntington Park, California
  • Sep 14 Kepler Wessels, South African cricketer who played for both Australia and South Africa, born in Bloemfontein, Orange Free State Province, South Africa
  • Sep 15 Fulton Peter Allem, Kroonstad South Africa, PGA golfer (1993 SW Bell)
  • Sep 16 Keith Connor, Anguilla, British triple jumper (Olympic bronze 1984)
  • Sep 16 David McCreery, Irish footballer
  • Sep 20 Vladmir Tkachenko, USSR, basketball (Olympic bronze 1980)
  • Sep 21 Lynette Love, US tai kwan do champ 1987/(Olympics 1988)
  • Sep 22 Mark Johnson, NHL forward (Olympic gold 1980, Pitts, NJ), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Sep 22 Philip Arnold Blackmar, PGA golfer (1988 Provident), born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 22 Giuseppe Saronni, Italian cyclist
  • Sep 23 Tony Fossas, Cuba, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Sep 27 Bill Athey, cricketer (England batsman in 23 Tests 1980-88)
  • Sep 27 Richard Vagg, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 29 Chris Broad, cricketer (prolific England opening batsman 1984-89)
  • Sep 29 Craig Lefferts, MLB Pitcher
  • Sep 29 Tim Flannery, DJ/MLB player (San Diego Padres)

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 3 World Heavyweight champion Sonny Liston (25) weds Geraldine Clark in St. Louis, Missouri

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Sonny Liston