September 9, 1978 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 3rd game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 7-0
  • Balt Orioles pull their 7th triple play (5-4-3 vs Toronto)

Sport awardTennis Open

US Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert wins her 4th consecutive US title, beats fellow American Pam Shriver 7-5, 6-4

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert

Birthdays in Sport

  • Kurt Ainsworth, Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Mariano Puerta, Argentine tennis player
  • Shane Battier, American basketball player