September 1995 in Sport

Events in Sport


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Sep 2 Frank Bruno beats Oliver McCall in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

  • Sep 3 Carolina Panthers lose their 1st NFL game (Atlanta-23 Carolina-20 OT)
  • Sep 3 Jacksonville Jaguars lose their 1st NFL game (Houston-10, Jaguars-3)
  • Sep 3 NY Yankee Tony Fernandez hits for the cycle

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sep 5 Cal Ripken Jr ties Gehrig's record of playing in 2,130 straight games

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • Sep 6 Cal Ripken Jr breaks Gehrig's record, plays in 2,131 straight games
  • Sep 8 Cleveland Indians clinch 1st AL Central Division title
  • Sep 10 35th Walker Cup: Britain-Ireland beats US, 14-10
  • Sep 10 Alison Nicholas wins PING-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
  • Sep 10 Cleveland's major league sports franchises, NFL Browns & MLB Indians, play simultaneous regular season games in Cleveland for only time, both win; Browns 22-6 v Tampa, Indians 5-3 v Orioles

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 10 115th Men's U.S. Open: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5)

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 10 115th Women's U.S. Open: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (7-6, 0-6, 6-3)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
  • Sep 11 Ohio's Governor Voinovich proclaims "Cleveland Indians Day"
  • Sep 15 Cards shortstop Ozzie Smith sets record of 1,554 double plays

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sep 16 Greg Maddux of Braves sets record of 17 consecutive road victory

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 17 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • Sep 19 Padres Ken Caminiti switch hits HRs in 3rd of 4 games
  • Sep 20 Cincinnati Reds becomes 1st team to clinch NL Central
  • Sep 24 31st Ryder Cup: Europe beats US, 14½-13½ at Oak Hill County Club (Rochester, New York, US)
  • Sep 24 Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA GHP Heartland Golf Classic
  • Sep 26 Earliest 1st-class cricket in Aust season (Qld v Western Prov)
  • Sep 26 Sri Lanka complete 2-1 Test Cricket series win in Pakistan from 0-1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 28 Dennis Martínez pitch breaks Kirby Puckett's jaw in Indians 12-4 win

MLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez
MLB Pitcher
Dennis Martínez
MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett
  • Sep 28 Troy Dixon scores cricket century on 1st-class debut for Qld v W Prov

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 29 O.J. Simpson trial sent to the jury

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson

Weddings in Sport

  • Sep 9 Ice Skater Nancy Kerrigan (25) weds her agent Jerry Solomon (41)

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 3 Alex Brown, snooker player, dies at 87
  • Sep 6 Buster Mathis, American heavyweight boxer, dies at 52
  • Sep 10 Molly Mary Hyde, cricketer, dies at 81
  • Sep 11 Keith Odor, racing Driver, dies at 33
  • Sep 13 Harold Sheperdson, soccer Trainer, dies at 76
  • Sep 17 Lucien Victor, Belgian cyclist (b. 1931)
  • Sep 18 Oleg Tverdokhleb, Ukrainian athlete (b. 1969)
  • Sep 25 Dave Bowen, Welsh footballer, dies at 67