Events in Sport in August 1937

  • Aug 6 MLB overturns NY Yankees 7-6 win over Cleveland Indians because of umpire error
  • Aug 9 Ranger (US) easily beats Endeavour II (England) in race 4 to wrap up the 17th America's Cup yachting series, 4-0; it's the final competition for 21 years
  • Aug 14 Detroit Tigers score 36 runs in double header vs St Louis Browns

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Aug 30 Joe Louis beats Tommy Farr in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis