July 1969 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 15 of 15

4th - 76th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Ann Jones beats Billie Jean King (3-6 6-3 6-2)
5th - 83rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats John Newcombe (64 57 64 64)
9th - Tom Seaver's no-hit bid against Cubs ends with 1 out in 9th
12th - 98th British Golf Open: Tony Jacklin shoots a 280 at Royal Lytham
13th - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Ladies' Supertest Golf Open
14th - Soccer war - Salvador-Honduras (1000 dead)
18th - Joe Namath agrees to sell interest in Bachelors 3, to stay in NFL
20th - Carol Mann wins LPGA Danbury Lady Carling Golf Open
20th - 56th Tour de France won by Eddy Merckx of Belgium
23rd - 40th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 9-3 at RFK Memorial, Wash DC
23rd - All star MVP: Willie McCovey (SF Giants)
24th - Hoyt Wilhelm pitches in a record 907th major league game
24th - Muhammad Ali is convicted for refusing induction in US Army on appeal
27th - 15th LPGA Championship won by Betsy Rawls
30th - Astros Denis Menke & Jim Wynn hit grandslams in 9th inn vs Mets

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 56 of 56

1st - Gary Brown, NFL running back (Houston Oilers)
1st - Graham Lloyd, cricketer (son of David, Lancashire batsman, Eng ODI 96)
4th - Tim Jackson, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-96)
5th - Haylea Petrie, Australian softball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
5th - John Leclair, St Albans VT, NHL forward (Team USA, Philadelphia)
5th - John Oostendorp, 220 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Oly-96), born in Iowa City, Iowa
5th - Joshua Crayton, Redondo Beach California, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
6th - Sophia Witherspoon, WNBA guard (NY Liberty)
7th - Joe Sakic, Burnaby British Columbia, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche, Canada 98/02)
8th - Bobby Ayala, Oxnard CA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
8th - Dana Hall, NFL safety (Cleveland Browns)
8th - Ernie Young, outfielder (Oakland A's), born in Chicago, Illinois
9th - Jerry Drake, NFL defensive linesman (Arizona Cardinals)
9th - Robert Gordon, CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)
9th - Venkatapathy Raju, cricketer (Indian slow left-armer)
10th - Marty Cordova, Las Vegas NV, outfielder (Minnesota Twins)
12th - Alan Mullally, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler 1996)
12th - Sabine Hack, Ulm Germany, tennis star (1995 Jakarta)
13th - Ewan Beaton, Winnipeg Manitoba, 60 kg judoka (Olympics-9-92, 96)
NHL Legend Joe SakicNHL Legend Joe Sakic (7th) 13th - Kim Braatz, Santa Ana California, female outfielder (Colo Silver Bullets)
13th - Richard Roelofsen, soccer player (Vitesse/MVV)
13th - Kakhi Kakhiashvili, Georgian-born Greek weightlifter
14th - Jose Hernandez, Hato Rey Puerto Rico, infielder (Chicago Cubs)
15th - John Crotty, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trailblazers)
15th - Johnny Scott, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions)
15th - Lorenzo Williams, NBA center (Wash Wizards, Dallas Mavericks)
15th - Peter Ciavaglia, Albany NY, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994)
15th - Richard Fletcher Pride III, Tuscaloosa AL, PGA golfer (1994 Fed Exp)
17th - Tommy Soderstrom, Stockholm SWE, NHL goalie (Sweden, NY Islanders)
20th - Giovanni Lombardi, Italian cyclist
23rd - Andrew Cassels, Bramalea, NHL center (Hartford Whalers)
23rd - Dimitri Khristich, Kiev Ukr, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
23rd - Fernanda Ribeiro, Portugal, 10k runner (Olympics-gold-96)
23rd - Reyhan Agaoglu, WLAF safety (Amsterdam Admirals)
24th - Chris King, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
24th - Rick Fox, NBA guard/forward (LA Lakers, Boston Celtics)
24th - Steve Jennings, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96), born in Washington, D.C.
25th - Andrea Wieland, field hockey goaltender (Olympics-96), born in Atlanta, Georgia
25th - Jon Barry, NBA guard (LA Lakers, Golden State Warriors)
25th - Kevin Smith, NFL tight end (Oakland Raiders)
26th - Greg Colbrunn, Fontana CA, infielder (Florida Marlins)
26th - Jonty Rhodes, South African cricket batsman (brilliant fielder)
26th - Marc Boutte, NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
26th - Patrick Alfred Bates, St Louis MO, PGA golfer (1994 NIKE Dakota Open)
27th - Jason Woolley, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Ontario
27th - Linda Burgess, WNBA forward (LA Sparks)
28th - Corey Raymond, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
28th - Frank Lickliter, Middletown OH, Nike golfer (1993 White Rose-24th)
28th - Garth Snow, Wrentham Mass, US hockey goalie (Olympics-1994, Flyers)
28th - Jaimie Dawson, Geneva Switz, Canadian badminton player (Olympics-96)
28th - Jarrod Hanks, Lafayette LA, US gymnist (Olympic-92, 96)
29th - Alison Dunlap, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Denver, Colorado
30th - Duane Bock, Southampton NY, golfer (1991 Low Amateur NY State Open)
30th - Errol Stewart, South African cricket wicket-keeper (limited-over 1993)
30th - Robert Porcher, NFL defensive end (Detroit Lions)
31st - Richard Griffith, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 2 of 2

2nd - Michael DiBiase, wrestler (b. 1923)
22nd - Hammy Love, cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper, played for Australia), dies

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