On This Day

Events in Sport in August 1944

  • Aug 10 Braves Red Barrett throws only 58 pitches to shut out Cincinnati Reds 2-0
  • Aug 17 Yanks Johnny Lindell ties record with 4 consecutive doubles in a game

Sport awardPGA Championship

Aug 20 PGA Championship Men's Golf, Manito G & CC: Bob Hamilton wins his only major title, 1 up in the 36-hole final over heavily favoured Byron Nelson

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Byron Nelson
  • Aug 30 11th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chicago Bears 24, All-Stars 21 (48,769)