Events in Sport in August 1901

  • Aug 5 Peter O'Connor of Ireland, sets then long jump record at 24' 11 3/4"
  • Aug 10 Chicago White Sox Frank Isbell strands record 11 teammate base runners
  • Aug 21 Joe McGinnity, suspended from NL for punching & spitting on an umpire
  • Aug 27 21st U.S. Men's National Championship: William Larned beats Beals Wright (6-2, 6-8, 6-4, 6-4)