June 1938 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Events 1 - 19 of 19

1st - Protective baseball helmets 1st worn by batters
4th - 10th Walker Cup: Britain-Ireland wins 7½-4½ at the Old Course at St Andrews
4th - 70th Belmont: James Stout aboard Pasteurized wins in 2:29.6
11th - 42nd US Golf Open: Ralph Guldahl shoots a 284 at Cherry Hills Denver
11th - Cin Red Johnny Vander Meer no-hits Boston Braves, 3-0
11th - Compton scores 1st Test Cricket ton (102 v Aust) aged 20 yrs 19 days
11th - 43rd Men's French Championships: Don Budge beats Roderich Menzel (6-3, 6-2, 6-4)
11th - 43rd Women's French Championships: Simonne Mathieu beats Nelly Adamson (6-0, 6-3)
13th - Great Cricket innings of 232 by Stan McCabe v England at Trent Bridge
14th - Bradman scores 144* in 1st Test Cricket at Trent Bridge
15th - 1st night game at Brooklyn Ebbets Field (Reds 6, Dodgers 0) as Cin Red Johnny Vander Meer hurls unprecedented 2nd consecutive no-hitter
16th - Boston Red Sox Jimmie Foxx is walked a record 6 consecutive times by St Louis Browns
Baseball Legend Babe RuthBaseball Legend Babe Ruth 18th - Babe Ruth is signed as a Dodgers coach for the rest of the season
19th - FIFA World Cup: Italy beats Hungary 4-1 in soccer's 3rd World Cup in Paris
19th - Paul Waner (Pirates) homers off Pete Sivess (Phillies) in DH
19th - Reds Johnny Vander Meer extends his string of hitless baseball innings to 21 2/3 before Debs Garms singles for Boston in 4th
21st - Baseball's Pinky Higgins gets 12th straight hit
22nd - Joe Louis KOs Max Schmeling at 2:04 of 1st round at Yankee Stadium
28th - Bradman scores 102* in drawn 2nd Test cricket at Lord's

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1 - 13 of 13

2nd - Gene Michael, baseball shortstop/manager/general manger (NY Yankees)
4th - Art Mahaffey, baseball player
5th - Karin Balzer, German DR, hurdler (Olympic-gold-1968)
9th - Anne Kenny, Mudgee NSW, golfer (1968, 71 Australian Champ)
13th - Carole Jo Callison, LPGA golfer
15th - Billy Williams, baseball player (Cubs)
17th - Judy Kimball-Simon, LPGA golfer
21st - James Botten, cricketer (all-rounder in 1965 S Afr series v England)
24th - Boris Lagutin, USSR, light-middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1964, 68)
24th - Don Mincher, Huntsville, Alabama, Major League Baseball first baseman, (d. 2012)
27th - Gordon Rorke, cricketer (Australian quickie, 4 Tests at end of 50's)
30th - Billy Mills, Pine Ridge SD, 10k (Olympics-gold-64)
30th - William Mervin Mills, Pine Ridge SD, 10K runner (Olympic-gold-64)

Deaths in Sport

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

17th - H V "Ranji" Hordern, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia 1910-12, dies
24th - "Digger" Robertson, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies

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