On This Day

Events in Sport in August 1925

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 9 Only time Babe Ruth pinch-hit for, Bobby Veach flies out

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Aug 15 White Sox Dickie Kerr, 1st appearance since winning 2 world series games in 1919
  • Aug 21 Dutch football club FC Emmen is formed in the town of Emmen in north-eastern province of Drenthe in the Netherlands

Sport awardUS Open Women's Tennis

Aug 24 US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Helen Wills Moody beats Kitty McKane of England 3-6, 6-0, 6-2 for her third straight US singles title

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • Aug 29 After a night on the town, Babe Ruth shows up late for batting practice Miller Huggins suspends Ruth & slaps a $5,000 fine on him