On This Day

On This Day in Sport for September 10

Events in Sport

  • 1875 British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Willie Park Sr. wins his 4th title; beats fellow Scot Bob Martin by 2 strokes
  • 1918 Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs players threaten to boycott the World Series unless they are guaranteed $2,500 to the winners & $1,000 each for the losers
  • 1919 Cleveland Indians pitcher Ray Caldwell no-hits New York Yankees, 3-0 at the Polo Grounds, NYC
  • 1922 New York Yankees play their farewell home games in Polo Grounds, win both games of doubleheader against Philadelphia Athletics; move to Yankee Stadium the following season
  • 1924 New York Giants rip Boston Braves, 22-1 at the Polo Grounds; future Baseball HOF infielder Frankie Frisch goes 6-for-6 before grounding out
  • 1926 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Philadelphia, PA: Vincent Richards & R. Norris Williams clinch US 7th straight title; beat Jacques Brugnon & Henri Cochet of France 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 for 3-0 lead; ends 4-1
  • 1927 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Philadelphia, PA: Henri Cochet beats Bill Johnson 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 to clinch a 3-2 win for France and break 7 title US win streak
  • 1931 US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Ellsworth Vines beats George Lott 7-9, 6-3, 9-7, 7-5 for his first of 2 straight US singles titles
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