September 1984 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 3 Cindy Hill wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 8 104th Women's U.S. Open: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert-Lloyd (4-6, 6-4, 6-4)

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • Sep 9 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Portland Ping Golf Championship

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 9 104th Men's U.S. Open: John McEnroe beats Ivan Lendl (6-3, 6-4, 6-1)

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
  • Sep 12 NY Met Dwight Gooden sets rookie strike out record at 251

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 16 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sep 17 Reggie Jackson is 13th to hit 500 HRs

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 18 Tim Raines is 1st player with 4 consecutive 70-stolen-base seasons

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines
  • Sep 20 Cubs break 2 million in home attendance for 1st time
  • Sep 23 Amy Alcott wins LPGA San Jose Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 23 SF 49er Joe Montana misses his 1st start in 49 games

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 23 Sparky Anderson is 1st manager to win 100 games in both leagues

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson
  • Sep 24 Cubs clinch NL East title

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sep 25 NY Met Rusty Staub joins Ty Cobb, who hit HRs as a teen & in 40s

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Sep 26 5,251 turn out to see Phillies play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
  • Sep 28 Cleveland Indians down 0-10 to Minnesota Twins, win 11-10
  • Sep 30 California Angels Michael Witt is 11th to pitch a perfect baseball game
  • Sep 30 Bowie Kuhn ends career as Baseball Commissioner
  • Sep 30 California Angel Mike Witt, pitches a perfect game over Texas Rangers, 1-0
  • Sep 30 NY Yankee Don Mattingly wins AL batting crown with .343 avg

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 1 Nick Noble, American soccer player
  • Sep 4 Hamish McIntosh, Australian football player
  • Sep 7 Vera Zvonareva, Russian tennis player
  • Sep 8 Vitaly Petrov, Russian racing driver
  • Sep 8 Peter Whittingham, English footballer
  • Sep 9 James Hildreth, English Cricketer
  • Sep 18 Anthony Gonzalez, American football player
  • Sep 21 Benjamin Wildman-Tobriner, American swimmer
  • Sep 22 Thiago Emiliano da Silva, Brazilian football player (Paris Saint-Germain, Brazil national team), born in Rio de Janeiro
  • Sep 23 Matt Kemp, American baseball player
  • Sep 25 Matt Carle, American ice hockey player
  • Sep 27 John Lannan, American baseball player
  • Sep 28 Ryan Zimmerman, American baseball player
  • Sep 29 Per Mertesacker, German football player

Weddings in Sport

  • Sep 14 Figure skater Marina Klimova (18) weds her partner Sergei Ponomarenko (23)

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 7 Don Tallon, cricketer (great Queensland & Australian keeper), dies
  • Sep 7 Joe Cronin, American baseball shortstop (Pirates, Red Sox, Senators, MVP 1930, AL Pres), dies at 77
  • Sep 8 Frank Lowson, England cricket Test batsman (7 Tests), dies at 59
  • Sep 15 Jack Ikin, English cricketer (England opener 1946-55), dies at 66
  • Sep 27 John Facenda, sportscaster (NFL Action), dies at 72