August 1938 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 6 of 6

2nd - 1st test of a yellow baseball (Dodgers vs Cardinals)
5th - 33rd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Philadelphia (3-2)
17th - Henry Armstrong won his 3rd concurrent boxing championship
20th - Lou Gehrig hits record 23rd & last grand slam
26th - Montreal Maroons dropped from NHL
31st - 5th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 28, Washington 16 (74,250)

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 7 of 7

2nd - Brunhilde Hendrix, German FR, relay runner (Olympic-silver-1960)
5th - Hayes Wendell Jones, Sturksville Mich, 110m hurdler (Oly-gold-1964)
7th - Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist
9th - Rod Laver, Australia, tennis ace (1962, 1969 Grand Slam)
14th - Betsy Cullen, LPGA golfer
19th - Valentin Mankin, USSR, finn class yachtsman (Olympic-gold-1968)
22nd - Paul Maguire, American football commentator

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 2 of 2

14th - Hugh Trumble, cricketer (32 Tests for Australia, 141 wickets), dies
14th - J J Kelly, cricketer (36 Tests for Aust 1896-1905, stumped 20), dies


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