On This Day

September 26, 1993 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Cubs bat out of order against Pirates in 2nd inning
  • French Williams driver Alain Prost finishes 2nd in Portuguese Grand Prix at Estoril to clinch his 4th F1 World Drivers Championship; after race Prost announces his retirement at the end of the season
  • Indians win their last game at Cleveland Stadium, beating Brewers 6-4
  • Ryder Cup Golf, The Belfry: US beats Europe, 15-13; Davis Love III secures victory for the US beating Costantino Rocca at the 18th, 1 up

Deaths in Sport

  • John Pennel, American pole vaulter (James E Sullivan Award-1963), dies at 53
  • Owen Aisher, English businessman and president (Royal Yachting Association 1970-75), dies at 93