September 1990 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 1 Gelindo Bordin sets European marathon record (2:14:02)
  • Sep 1 Highest combined CFL score (111), Toronto Argonauts beat BC 68-43
  • Sep 2 Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Dave Stieb throws 9th no-hitter of the season; beats Cleveland, 3-0
  • Sep 3 White Sox reliever Bobby Thigpen sets save record at 47 en route to 57

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 5 Pete Sampras ends Ivan Lendl's bid for 9th straight US Open final

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 8 110th Women's U.S. Open: Gabriela Sabatini beats Steffi Graf (6-2, 7-6)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Sep 9 110th Men's U.S. Open: 19 year old Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (6-4, 6-3, 6-2)
  • Sep 10 1st time since 1966 that all 8 grand slam tennis champs are different
  • Sep 10 1st time in NY Yankee history they are completely swept season series, Oakland A's beat them 12 games to 0
  • Sep 13 Robert E Nederlander appointed NY Yankee managing general partner
  • Sep 15 Chicago White Sox Bobby Thigpen is 1st to record 50 saves
  • Sep 18 Atlanta is chosen to host 1996 (centennial) Summer Olympics
  • Sep 21 Oakland A's Bob Welch becomes 1st 25 game winner in 10 years
  • Sep 21 Faye Vincent turns down White Sox bid to reinstate Minnie Minoso, 68

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sep 22 Andre Dawson steals his 300th base & is only player other than Willie Mays to have 300 HRs, 300 steals & 2,000 hits

MLB Star Andre Dawson
MLB Star
Andre Dawson
MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • Sep 25 1st 8 NY Yankees hit safely vs Balt Orioles to tie record
  • Sep 25 Oakland A's clinch 3rd straight AL West title
  • Sep 27 Tour de France champion Greg LeMond visits White House
  • Sep 30 Chicago White Sox beat Seattle 2-1 in last game at Comiskey Park
  • Sep 30 Pittsburgh Pirates wins NL East title

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 2 Marcus Ericsson, Swedish Racing Driver
  • Sep 5 Kim Yu-Na, Korean figure skater, born in Wonmi-gu, South Korea
  • Sep 7 Tanja Kolbe, German ice dancer
  • Sep 8 Matt Barkley, American football player

Person of interestJohn Tavares

Sep 20 John Tavares, Canadian ice hockey player (New York Islanders), born in Mississauga, Ontario

NHL Star John Tavares
NHL Star
John Tavares
  • Sep 25 Mao Asada, Japanese figure skater

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 6 Leonard Hutton, cricketer (79 Tests for England, 6971 runs), dies