Events in Sport on September 4

  • 1894 Soccer team Veendam 1894 forms
  • 1908 Caledonia & Hillhurst Football Clubs play for Central Alberta Rugby Football League championship
  • 1916 Christy Mathewson & Mordecai Brown final baseball game
  • 1919 39th U.S. Men's National Championship: Bill Johnston beats Bill Tilden (6-4, 6-4, 6-3)
  • 1923 NY Yankee Sad Sam Jones no-hits Philadelphia A's, 2-0
  • 1932 15th PGA Championship: Olin Dutra at Keller GC St Paul Minn

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1934 Bradman scores 149* Aust v Eng XI, 104 mins, 17 fours 4 sixes

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1937 Doris Kopsky, becomes 1st NABA woman cycling champion (4:22.4)
  • 1938 Vainio Muinonen wins 2nd European marathoner (2:37:28.8)
  • 1941 NY Yankees, win earliest AL pennent (full season)
  • 1941 Yanks beat Red Sox 6-3 & clinch their 12th & earliest pennant
  • 1944 64th U.S. Men's National Tennis Championship: Frank Parker beats William Talbert (6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3)
  • 1950 Darlington Raceway is the site of the inaugural Southern 500, the first 500-mile NASCAR race.
  • 1966 Houston Oilers holds Denver Broncos to no 1st downs winning 45-7
  • 1966 Jim Hogan wins Europe marathon (2:20:04.6)
  • 1972 US swimmer Mark Spitz becomes 1st athlete to win 7 olympic gold medals
  • 1977 Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Rail Muscular Dystrophy Golf Classic
  • 1978 NY Yankee pitcher Ron Guidry wins his 20th (on way to 25-3 season)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1978 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • 1981 Longest game at Fenway Park completed in 20, Seattle Mariners 8, Boston Red Sox 7
  • 1983 83rd US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jay Sigel
  • 1983 Greg LeMond becomes only American to win cycling's Road Championship
  • 1985 Igor Paklin of USSR set a new high jump world record at 7-11 12
  • 1985 NY Mets Gary Carter's 2 HRs ties record of 5 HRs in 2 games

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1988 Mike Tyson crashes a silver BMW into a tree near Catskills NY

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 1988 Phoenix Cardinals play 1st regular-season NFL game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1989 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1991 Panel of 8 baseball experts vote to drop asterisk next to Roger Maris HR record & determine an official no hitter must go at least 9 innings

American Baseball Player Roger Maris
American Baseball Player
Roger Maris

Sport awardTennis Open

1993 Mats Wilander defeats Mikael Pernfors 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in 4 hrs 1 min US Open Tennis match concluding at 2:26 AM

Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander
Tennis Player Mikael Pernfors
Tennis Player
Mikael Pernfors
  • 1994 Cleveland Browns is 1st team in NFL to score a 2-point conversion
  • 1995 Mary Beth Zimmerman wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
  • 2011 13th World Championships in Athletics close at Daegu, South Korea