On This Day

On This Day in Sport for September 18

Events in Sport

  • 1848 Baseball rules 1st baseman can tag base for out instead of runner
  • 1863 British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Willie Park, Sr. wins his 2nd title; beats rival Tom Morris Sr. by 2 strokes
  • 1903 Phillies' Chick Fraser no-hits Chicago Cubs, 10-0
  • 1909 Largest paid baseball attendance (35,409), A's beat Tigers, 2-0 in Det
  • 1926 US National Championship Men's Tennis: Frenchman RenĂ© Lacoste wins first of 2 straight US titles; beats countryman Jean Borotra 6-4, 6-0, 6-4
  • 1928 St. Louis beat Phillies, 4-2 at the Baker Bowl, Philadelphia; 20th Cards' win of 22 starts between the 2 clubs in 1928
  • 1929 Pirates loss to Braves & clinch NL pennant for the Cubs
  • 1930 Enterprise (US) beats Shamrock V (UK) in 15th America's Cup
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