Events in Sport in August 1908

  • Aug 6 St Louis Card John Lush's 2nd no-hitter, beats Dodgers, 2-0 in 6 inn
  • Aug 9 6th Tour de France won by Lucien Petit-Breton

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 13 Cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Aug 24 Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy Burns
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Tommy Burns
  • Aug 24 NY Giants scores shown on electric diamonds known as "Compton's Baseball Bulletin" at Madison Square Garden
  • Aug 27 Calgary City Rugby Football Club re-organizes as the Tigers
  • Aug 28 14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass
  • Aug 29 28th U.S. Men's National Championship: William Larned beats Beals Wright (6-1, 6-2, 8-6)