Events in Sport in September 1964

  • Sep 1 Masanori Murakami is 1st Japanese player in majors (NY Mets)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 7 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Valhalla Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • Sep 12 Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 4½"

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 13 Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Ladies' Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer
Mary Mills

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 13 84th U.S. Men's National Championship: Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle (6-4, 6-2, 6-4)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 13 78th U.S. Women's National Championship: Maria Bueno beats Carole Caldwell Graebner (6-1, 6-0)

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 17 Mickey Mantle gets hits #1999, 2000 & 2001 & his 450th HR

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • Sep 21 Constellation (US) beats Sovereign (England) in 20th America's Cup
  • Sep 21 Reds Chico Ruiz steals home, beats Phillies 1-0. Phillies start a 10 game losing streak that gives Cards the pennant
  • Sep 26 Braves (25) & Phillies (18) set record by using 43 players in 9 inn
  • Sep 27 Despite 3 HRs by Johnny Callison, Phils are 14-8 losers to Braves

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 27 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Visalia Ladies' Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Sep 27 Phillies 7th straight loses sends them into 2nd place
  • Sep 28 53rd Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Cleveland (3-2)