On This Day

On This Day in Sport for September 25

Events in Sport

  • 1844 Canada defeats USA by 23 runs in the first cricket international match at the grounds of the St George's Cricket Club in Manhattan, NYC
  • 1866 (Leonard W) Jerome Park opens in Bronx for horse racing
  • 1882 1st baseball doubleheader (Providence & Worcester)
  • 1908 Cubs' Ed Reulbach becomes only pitcher to throw doubleheader shutout
  • 1920 US National Championship Women's Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Molla Bjurstedt Mallory beats Marion Zinderstein 6-3, 6-1 for her 5th US singles crown
  • 1924 Malcolm Campbell sets world auto speed record at 146.16 miles per hour
  • 1926 PGA Championship Men's Golf, Salisbury GC: Walter Hagen defeats Leo Diegel, 5 & 3 in the final to win his 3rd consecutive PGA C'ship title
  • 1926 NHL grants franchises to Chicago Black Hawks & Detroit Red Wings
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