On This Day

September 11, 1959 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Baltimore starter Jerry Walker pitches all 16 innings as the Orioles edge the Chicago White Sox, 1-0 at Memorial Stadium
  • Elroy Face's 22 game winning streak ends as Dodgers beat Pirates 5-4

Birthdays in Sport

  • David Frost, South African golfer (10 PGA Tour titles; The Tradition 2013), born in Cape Town, RSA
  • Robert Wrenn, American golfer, sportscaster, course designer (ESPN), born in Richmond, Virginia
1959 in Sport