Events in Sport in September 1950

  • Sep 3 1st Formula One WDC: Giuseppe "Nino" Farina wins by three points
  • Sep 4 Darlington Raceway is the site of the inaugural Southern 500, the first 500-mile NASCAR race.
  • Sep 5 70th U.S. Men's National Championship: Art Larsen beats Herb Flam (6-3, 4-6, 5-7, 6-4, 6-3)
  • Sep 5 64th U.S. Women's National Championship: Margaret Osborne duPont beats Doris Hart (6-3, 6-3)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 10 Joe DiMaggio becomes 1st to hit 3 HR in a game at Griffith Stadium

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • Sep 15 For a record 6th time, NY Yankee Johnny Mize hits 3 HRs in one game
  • Sep 16 Cleveland Browns (formerly AAFC) play 1st NFL game, beat Philadelphia 35-10)
  • Sep 17 San Francisco 49ers (formerly AAFC) play 1st NFL game, lose 21-17
  • Sep 23 Patty Berg wins LPGA Sunset Hills Golf Open
  • Sep 26 Phils pitcher Jim Konstanty makes record 71st appearance of year

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Sep 27 Ezzard Charles beats Joe Louis in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Ezzard Charles
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • Sep 27 Heavyweight champ Ezzard Charles defeats Joe Louis in 15 in Yankee Stadium, Bronx NY.
  • Sep 30 12th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Maryland beats Navy 35-21 in College Park