Events in Sport on September 22

  • 1905 11th US Golf Open: Willie Anderson shoots a 314 at Myopia Club Mass
  • 1910 Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union forms

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1911 Cy Young beats Pitts 1-0 for his final career victory, number 511

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young

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1912 Eddie Collins repeats record of stealing 6 bases in a game (9/7/12)

Baseball Legend Eddie Collins
Baseball Legend
Eddie Collins
  • 1915 Red Sox ask Braves for use of their larger park for World Series
  • 1920 Chicago grand jury convenes to investigate charges that 8 White Sox players conspired to fix the 1919 World Series

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1927 Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey for the 2nd time in 10 for heavyweight boxing title; dubbed the "Long count" fight

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey
  • 1935 Boston Braves lose NL record 110th game of year en route to 115
  • 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers clinch NL pennant defeating St. Louis Cardinals 94-60
  • 1954 Bkln Dodger Karl Spooner strikes out 15 NY Giants in his 1st game
  • 1959 Chicago White Sox clinch AL pennant

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1963 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Visalia Ladies' Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • 1966 Orioles beat A's 6-1 to clinch their 1st AL pennant
  • 1967 Phillies release pitcher Dallas Green, their future manager

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1968 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Kings River Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1969 SF Giant Willie Mays, becomes second player to hit 600 home runs

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • 1973 20th Ryder Cup: US, 19-13 at Muirfield, Scotland
  • 1973 Balt Oriole Al Bumbry hits 3 triples vs Milwaukee Brewers
  • 1977 Minn Twin Bert Blyleven no-hits California Angels, 9-0
  • 1979 Larry Parrish (Expos) HRs off Rawly Eastwick (Phillies) in DH
  • 1982 Duleep Mendis completes twin cricket tons for Sri Lanka v India
  • 1983 Zhu Jianhau (China) sets high jump record at 7'9 3/4"
  • 1985 Billy Martin's right arm is broken by pitcher Ed Whitson
  • 1985 Val Skinner wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic
  • 1985 St Louis Cardinals set an unusual streak record by winning 9 of 10 games, each pitched by a different man
  • 1986 India v Australia Test Cricket at Madras finishes in a tie
  • 1987 NFL players go on strike for 24 days
  • 1987 Red Sox Wade Boggs ties AL record of 200 hits for 5 straight seasons
  • 1988 South Korean coaches attack NZ referee after disputing his decision, Olympic Korean boxer stages a 67 minute sit-in
  • 1989 Cards outfielder Leon Durham suspended for 60 days due to drugs

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1990 Andre Dawson steals his 300th base & is only player other than Willie Mays to have 300 HRs, 300 steals & 2,000 hits

MLB Star Andre Dawson
MLB Star
Andre Dawson
MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

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1991 Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula records his 300th career NFL victory

NFL Head Coach Don Shula
NFL Head Coach
Don Shula

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1991 Pat Bradley wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley

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1993 Nolan Ryan, 46, pitches his last game

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • 1996 4th Solheim Cup: US beats Europe 17-11 at St Pierre Wales

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2017 US President Donald Trump withdraws invitation to the White House for NBA champions Golden State Warriors after Stephen Curry says he doesn't want to attend

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
Basketball Superstar Stephen Curry
Basketball Superstar
Stephen Curry