June 1959 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 10 of 10

7th - Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
11th - Charlie Sifford becomes the 1st African American to play in a US Golf Open
12th - SF Giants Mike McCormick no-hits Phillies, 3-0 in 5 inning game
13th - 59th US Golf Open: Billy Casper shoots a 282 at Winged Foot GC NY
13th - 91st Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Sword Dancer wins in 2:28.6
14th - Beverly Hanson wins LPGA American Women's Golf Open
22nd - Most Phillies strike out in a game (16 by Sandy Koufax)
26th - Ingemar Johansson TKOs Floyd Patterson in 3 for Heavyweight boxing title
27th - 14th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright
28th - Phils Wally Post is only outfielder to throw out 2 runners in an inning twice (Losing to Giants 6-0)

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 16 of 16

1st - Martin Brundle, British race car driver and F1 television commentator
2nd - Charlie Huddy, Oshawa, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
3rd - Sam Mills, NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers), (d. 2005)
4th - Rod Connop, CFL corner (Edmonton Eskimos)
6th - David Schultz, American wrestler (d. 1996)
9th - Peter Fowler, Hornsby NSW, Australian golfer
12th - Jalal-ud-din, cricketer (Pakistani paceman, ODI hat-trick v Aust 1982)
12th - Steve Bauer, St Catharines Ontario, cyclist (Olympics-silver-84, 96)
21st - Tom Chambers, NBA forward, center (Seattle SuperSonics, Phoenix Suns)
23rd - Danny Sharp, Hamilton Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1986 Quinte Festival)
24th - Rob Delahaye, soccer player (MVV)
25th - Jari Puikkonen, Finnish ski jumper, Winter Olympics medalist
29th - Edward F Humenik, PGA golfer (1994 Kmart Greater-2nd), born in Detroit, Michigan
29th - Kim Hiett, jockey
30th - Michel Dion, Quebec City Canada, Rifle shooter (Olympics-24-92, 96)
30th - Stephanie Farwig, Milwaukee WI, golfer (1994 LPGA Corning Classic-2nd)

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 1 of 1

26th - Audley Miller, cricketer (Test for England 1896), dies


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