Events in Sport in September 1958

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 1 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Opie Turner Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 7 78th U.S. Men's National Championship: Ashley Cooper beats Malcolm Anderson (6-2, 3-6, 4-6, 10-8, 8-6)

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Ashley Cooper
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Ashley Cooper

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 7 72nd U.S. Women's National Championship: Althea Gibson beats Darlene Hard (3-6, 6-1, 6-2)

Tennis Player Darlene Hard
Tennis Player
Darlene Hard

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sep 9 Pirate Roberto Clemente ties record of 3 triples in a game

Baseball Player Roberto Clemente
Baseball Player
Roberto Clemente
  • Sep 13 Braves Warren Spahn is 1st lefty to win 20 or more games 9 times
  • Sep 14 Jackie Pung wins LPGA Jackson Golf Open
  • Sep 20 Baltimore Oriole knuckler Hoyt Wilhelm no-hits NY Yankees 1-0
  • Sep 26 Columbia (US) beats Sceptre (Britain) in 18th America's Cup