Events in Sport on September 25

  • 1844 Canada defeats USA by 23 runs in the 1st cricket international
  • 1866 (Leonard W) Jerome Park opens in Bronx for horse racing
  • 1882 1st baseball doubleheader (Providence & Worcester)
  • 1908 Cubs' Ed Reulbach becomes only pitcher to throw doubleheader shutout
  • 1920 34th U.S. Women's National Championship: Molla Bjurstedt Mallory beats Marion Zinderstein (6-3, 6-1)

Sport awardGolf Major

1926 9th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen wins at Salisbury Golf Club, Westbury, New York

Golfer Walter Hagen
Golfer
Walter Hagen
  • 1926 NHL grants franchises to Chicago Black Hawks & Detroit Red Wings
  • 1930 Roger Hornsby replaces Joe McCarthy as Cubs manager

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1934 Lou Gehrig plays in his 1,500th consecutive game

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • 1934 Rainbow (US) beats Endeavour (England) in 16th America's Cup
  • 1941 Brooklyn Dodgers win their 1st pennant in 21 years

Sport awardGolf Major

1949 4th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Louise Suggs

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • 1949 Despite 71 injuries, Yankees have been in 1st place all season until Red Sox move into a tie for 1st place
  • 1955 Detroit outfielder Al Kaline, 20, is youngest batting champ
  • 1955 Patty Berg wins LPGA Clock Golf Open
  • 1956 Brooklyn Dodger Sal Maglie no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 5-0
  • 1960 NY Yankees clinch AL pennant
  • 1960 Phillies beat Reds 7-1, ending 16 consecutive Sunday loses

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1962 Sonny Liston KOs Floyd Patterson in 1st round for heavyweight title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Sonny Liston
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • 1962 Weatherly (US) beats Gretel (Aust) in 19th running of America's Cup
  • 1966 12th LPGA Championship won by Gloria Ehret
  • 1966 Smallest Yankee stadium crowd, 413 see White Sox win 4-1
  • 1972 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1973 Mets beat Expos 2-1 on Willie Mays Night at Shea Stadium

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • 1977 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament
  • 1979 California Angels win their 1st NL West pennant
  • 1980 Jerry Mumphrey joins Ozzie Smith, & Gene Richards to steal 50 bases this year for Padres

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1981 Nolan Ryan's 5th career no-hitter as Astros beat Dodgers 5-0

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • 1982 33rd Formula One WDC: Keke Rosberg wins by five points

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1984 NY Met Rusty Staub joins Ty Cobb, who hit HRs as a teen & in 40s

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1985 Rickey Henderson steals Yankee record 75th base of season

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • 1986 Houston Astro Mike Scott no-hits SF Giants, 2-0
  • 1988 Florence Griffith Joyner runs Olympic record 100m in 10.54s
  • 1988 Kathy Guadagnino wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic
  • 1990 1st 8 NY Yankees hit safely vs Balt Orioles to tie record

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1991 3rd World Championships in Athletics: Carl Lewis wins gold in 100m

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1992 Sparky Anderson ties Hughie Jennings as Detroit's winningest manager

MLB Player and Manager Sparky Anderson
MLB Player and Manager
Sparky Anderson

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1994 Oliver McCall TKOs Lennox Lewis in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis
  • 1997 WNBA announces it will add Detroit & Washington, D.C. franchises
  • 2013 Oracle Team USA defeats Team New Zealand 9-8 to win the America's Cup
  • 2016 PGA's FedEx Cup won by Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy, prize money $10 million at East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta