June 1920 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 1st RKSV Volendam soccer team forms in Volendam
  • 5th A's VP Thomas Shibe denies charges that baseballs are livelier
  • 12th 52nd Belmont: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o' War wins in 2:14.2
  • 15th De Zweef soccer team forms in Nijverdal
  • 20th Yanks win protest of 1-0 White Sox win & game is replayed

Birthdays in Sport

  • 2nd Tex Schramm, American football team president and general manager (d. 2003)
  • 4th Marion Motley, NFL running back (all-time leading AAFC rusher)
  • 5th Marion Motley, AAFC, NFL fullback (Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh)
  • 8th A J Mottram, tennis player
  • 13th Knut Nordahl, Sweden, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • 22nd Chandrasekhar Sarwate, cricketer (batted in 9 Tests for India 1946-52)
  • 22nd Gladys Marea Hartman, athletics Administrator
  • 30th Zeno Colo, Italy, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1952)