Events in Sport in September 1938

  • Sep 3 1940 Olympic site changed from Tokyo Japan to Helsinki Finland
  • Sep 4 Vainio Muinonen wins 2nd European marathoner (2:37:28.8)

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Sep 13 Alexander Cartwright is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Inventor of Modern Baseball Alexander Cartwright
Inventor of Modern Baseball
Alexander Cartwright
  • Sep 18 Chicago Bears beat Green Bay Packers 2-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 24 Alice Marble wins her 2nd singles US tennis title

Tennis Champion Alice Marble
Tennis Champion
Alice Marble
  • Sep 24 58th U.S. Men's National Championship: Don Budge beats Gene Mako (6-3, 6-8, 6-2, 6-1) and becomes 1st tennis player to win a grand slam
  • Sep 24 52nd U.S. Women's National Championship: Alice Marble beats Nancye Wynne Bolton (6-0, 6-3)
  • Sep 28 Homer in the Gloamin' - famous walk-off home run hit by Gabby Hartnett of the Chicago Cubs against the Pittsburgh Pirates