September 10, 1978 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 4th game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 7-4. This ties them for 1st place. Yanks out hit 'em 67-21; score 42-9

Sport awardTennis Open

98th Men's U.S. Open: Jimmy Connors beats Bjorn Borg (6-4, 6-2, 6-2) to become the 1st player to win the US Open on 3 different surfaces

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Deaths in Sport

  • Ronnie Peterson, Swedish race car driver (b. 1944)