September 1958 in Sport

Events in Sport


Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 1 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Opie Turner Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 7 78th U.S. Men's National Championship: Ashley Cooper beats Malcolm Anderson (6-2, 3-6, 4-6, 10-8, 8-6)

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Ashley Cooper
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Ashley Cooper

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 7 72nd U.S. Women's National Championship: Althea Gibson beats Darlene Hard (3-6, 6-1, 6-2)

Tennis Player Darlene Hard
Tennis Player
Darlene Hard

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sep 9 Pirate Roberto Clemente ties record of 3 triples in a game

Baseball Player Roberto Clemente
Baseball Player
Roberto Clemente
  • Sep 13 Braves Warren Spahn is 1st lefty to win 20 or more games 9 times
  • Sep 14 Jackie Pung wins LPGA Jackson Golf Open
  • Sep 20 Baltimore Oriole knuckleball pitcher Hoyt Wilhelm no-hits NY Yankees 1-0
  • Sep 26 Columbia (US) beats Sceptre (Britain) in 18th America's Cup

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 4 Ray Freeman, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Coast Carolina), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Sep 11 Don Slaught, catcher (California Angels, NY Yankees), born in Long Beach, California
  • Sep 12 Wilfredo Benitez, PR, boxer (world champ at 17y176d)
  • Sep 16 Orel Hershiser, pitcher (LA Dodgers, Cleveland Indians)
  • Sep 16 Neville Southall, Welsh footballer
  • Sep 17 Daniel Nunez, Cuba, weightlifter (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Sep 18 John Aldridge, Irish footballer
  • Sep 19 Azumah Nelson, Ghanaian boxer
  • Sep 20 Marty Schiene, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Illinois Open), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 21 Rick Mahorn, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons)
  • Sep 23 Larry Hogan Mize, PGA golfer (1987 Masters), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Sep 23 Marvin Lewis, American football coach
  • Sep 28 Angella Issajenko, Jamaica, 4X100m relayer (Olympic silver 1984)
  • Sep 30 Nona Garson, equestrian show jumper (Olympics 1996)

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 9 Charles Macartney, cricket (35 Tests 1907-26, 2131 runs 45 wkts), dies