Events in Sport in August 1944

  • Aug 2 Amsterdam soccer team "The Volewijckers" plays in orange shirts
  • Aug 3 Tommy Brown, just 16 years & 8 months old, plays shortstop for Dodgers
  • Aug 10 Braves Red Barrett throws only 58 pitches to shut out Cincinnati Reds 2-0
  • Aug 20 26th PGA Championship: Bob Hamilton at Manito G & CC Spokane Wash
  • Aug 30 11th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chicago Bears 24, All-Stars 21 (48,769)