Events in Sport in September 1906

  • Sep 1 Philadelphia beats the Red Sox 4-1 in 24 innings in Boston in the longest game in AL baseball history; both starters go the distance as A's hurler Jack Coombs overcomes Boston's Joe Harris
  • Sep 1 New York Highlanders win their 6th consecutive MLB game in 3 days from Washington Senators; sweep AL record 3 straight double headers
  • Sep 3 Philadelphia Giants win Negro Championship Cup in Philadelphia before 10,000 fans; black baseball's largest crowd ever
  • Sep 3 After an 8 minute argument over an umpire call the NY Highlanders win on forfeit over Philadelphia A's; Highlanders' MLB record 5th doubleheader sweep on consecutive days
  • Sep 4 New York Highlanders beat Boston Pilgrims, 7 - 0 and 1 - 0 for their MLB record 5th straight doubleheader sweep
  • Sep 16 Kaarlo Nieminen wins 1st Finnish marathon

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Sep 17 Playing as "Sullivan" Columbia University jr Eddie Collins debuts with A's

Baseball Legend Eddie Collins
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Eddie Collins
  • Sep 21 Yankee 1st baseman Hal Chase's 22 put-outs ties record
  • Sep 24 St Louis Card Stony McGlynn no-hits Dodgers, 1-1 in 7 inning game
  • Sep 26 Pitts Lefty Leifield no-hits Phillies, 8-0 in 6 inning game