On This Day

September 1, 1964 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • SF Giants reliever Masanori Murakami becomes the first Japanese-born player to appear in US MLB; on debut, the Osuki native throws a scoreless inning in a 4-1 loss v New York Mets

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brian Bellows, Canadian ice hockey left wing (1,188 NHL games; 3 x time All Star 1984, 88, 92), born in St. Catharines, Ontario