Events in Sport in August 1945

  • Aug 1 SVBO soccer team forms in Barger-Oosterveld

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Aug 4 Golfer Byron Nelson records most tournament wins (18) in a season

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  • Aug 4 Red Sox Tom McBride is 3rd to get 6 RBIs in an inning (4th)
  • Aug 6 Keith Miller scores 110 in the 4 Victory Test Cricket at Lord's
  • Aug 15 Chandler sells World Series radio rights for $150,000 to Gillette, Ford had been World Series sponsor since 1934, pay $100,000 annually
  • Aug 18 Scheduled demonstrations at Polo Grounds & Ebbets Field to end segregation in organized baseball are called off
  • Aug 19 Phillies Jimmie Foxx, 37, pitches 1st 7 innings vs Reds & wins
  • Aug 20 Dodgers Tommy Brown, 17, is youngest player to hit a HR
  • Aug 20 Robert Hamilton wins PGA golf tournament
  • Aug 30 12th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 19, All-Stars 7 (92,753)