On This Day

September 7, 1984 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Met Dwight Gooden's 11 strikeouts gives him NL rookie record 236

Birthdays in Sport

  • Vera Zvonareva, Russian tennis player (4 x Grand Slam doubles titles; US Open, Wimbledon 2010 runner-up; Federation Cup 2004, 08), born in Moscow, Russia

Deaths in Sport

  • Don Tallon, cricketer (great Queensland & Australian keeper), dies
  • Joe Cronin, American baseball shortstop (Pirates, Red Sox, Senators, MVP 1930, AL President), dies at 77