Events in Sport in September 1931

  • Sep 10 51st U.S. Men's National Championship: Ellsworth Vines beats George Lott (7-9, 6-3, 9-7, 7-5)
  • Sep 16 St Louis Cards repeat as NL champions with a 6-3 win over Phillies
  • Sep 17 Red Sox Earl Webb sets record with 65 en route to 67 doubles
  • Sep 19 14th PGA Championship: Tom Creavy at Wannamoisett CC Rumford RI
  • Sep 19 Lefty Grove wins his 30th game of season over White Sox, 2-1

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Sep 20 Lou Gehrig's 4 RBIs break his old RBI mark of 175 en route to 184

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Sep 24 Round-robin playoff among NYC's 3 major league teams, to raise money for unemployed, concludes with Brooklyn losing to both Giants & Yanks
  • Sep 27 Lou Gehrig completes his 6th straight season, playing in every game (.3486) Jim Bottomley (.3481)