June 1969 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Events 1 - 20 of 20

2nd - Murle Lindstrom wins LPGA O'Sullivan Ladies Golf Open
6th - Joe Namath resigns from NFL after Pete Rozelle, football commissioner, said he must sell his stake in a bar
7th - 101st Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Arts & Letters wins in 2:28.8
8th - Mickey Mantle Day, 60,096 saw #7 retired (I was there-BTG)
8th - Susie Berning wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
8th - 68th Men's French Open: Rod Laver beats Ken Rosewall (6-4, 6-3, 6-4)
8th - 68th Women's French Open: Margaret Court beats Ann Jones (6-1, 4-6, 6-3)
14th - Oakland As' Reggie Jackson gets 10 RBIs to beat Red Sox 21-7
15th - 69th US Golf Open: Orville Moody shoots a 281 at Champs GC in Houston
15th - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic
15th - Mets help their power needs by adding 1st baseman Donn Clendenon
21st - John Pennel pole vaults world record (5.45 m)
22nd - Susie Berning wins LPGA Pabst Ladies' Golf Classic
23rd - Joe Frazier TKOs Jerry Quarry in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
25th - Pancho Gonzalez beats Charles Pasarell in 112 game (5hr12m) marathon
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Joe FrazierBoxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Joe Frazier 27th - Honduras/El Salvador breaks diplomatic relations due to soccer match
28th - John Hampshire scores 107 on Test cricket debut v WI at Lord's
29th - 24th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Donna Caponi Young
29th - On Billy Williams Day in Chicago, the Cubs outfielder passes Stan Musial's NL record for consecutive games played (896)
30th - Derek Clayton of Australia sets Marathon record at 2:08:34

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1 - 61 of 61

1st - Erin Hartwell, Phila, time trial cyclist (Olymp-bronze/silver-92, 96)
2nd - David Wheaton, Minneapolis Minn, tennis star (1987 US junior boys)
2nd - Kurt Abbott, Zanesville OH, infielder (Florida Marlins)
3rd - Ray Roberts, tackle (Detroit Lions)
4th - Regi Blinker, soccer player (Feyenoord)
4th - Robert Perez, Bolivar Venezuela, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
4th - Tine Moberg-Parker, Oslo Norway, Canada Europe class yachter (Oly-96)
5th - Ed Smith, WLAF tight end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
5th - Keith Powe, WLAF/CFL defensive lineback (Win Blue Bombers, Claymores)
6th - Brian Greenfield, WLAF punter (London Monarchs)
6th - Mike Croel, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
6th - Sunil Joshi, cricketer (Indian Test left-arm spinner 1996)
7th - Lachlan Elmer, Australian field hockey halfback (Oly-silver-92, 96)
7th - Mark Sohn, Arlington Heights Ill, gymnast (Olympics-96)
8th - Glenn Rogers Jr, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)
8th - Laurel Martin, Hummelstown PA, field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
9th - Keith Alex, NFL guard (Minnesota Vikings)
10th - Fred Foggie, WLAF cornerback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
10th - Tony McCoy, NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
10th - Ronny Johnsen, Norwegian footballer
11th - Johan Hansma, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
12th - Kevin Turner, NFL fullback (Philadelphia Eagles)
12th - Mathieu Schneider, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders, Toronto), born in NYC, New York
13th - Robert Harris, NFL defensive end (NY Giants)
13th - Svetlana Krivelyova, Russian athlete
14th - Eric Desjardins, Rauyn Quebec, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Canada)
14th - Eugene Chung, NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Indianapolis Colts)
Tennis Player Steffi GrafTennis Player Steffi Graf (14th) 14th - Steffi Graf, Mannheim West Germany, tennis player (22 Grand Slam singles titles)
15th - Cedric Pioline, Neuilly France, tennis star (1996 Coopenhagen)
15th - Jesse Belanger, St-georges De Beau, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)
15th - Maurice Odumbe, cricketer (Kenyan batsman & 1996 World Cup captain)
15th - Sheldon Kennedy, Brandon, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
15th - Oliver Kahn, German footballer
16th - Kevin Young, Alpena MI, infielder (KC Royals)
16th - L B Stephens, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
16th - Mark Crossley, Welsh footballer
17th - Karen Nystrom, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-Silver-98)
18th - Fernando Valenzula, jockey
18th - Jay Leeuwenburg, NFL guard/center (Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts)
18th - Laura Brown, LPGA golfer
Tennis Player Cedric PiolineTennis Player Cedric Pioline (15th) 20th - Gerald Dixon, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals)
20th - Malivai Washington, Glenn Cove NY, tennis star (Olympics-96)
21st - Chris Perez, CFL tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
21st - Donovan Osborne, Roseville CA, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
22nd - Derek Russell, NFL wide receiver (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
23rd - Elbert Ellis, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers)
24th - Melissa Gurney, California, tennis player (Virginia Slims of SD, 1986)
24th - Thabo Mngomeni, Cape Town, South African football player
25th - Armand Benneker, Dutch soccer player (MVV)
25th - Jurgen Streppel, soccer player (Telstar/RKC)
26th - Barry Kloeth, WLAF wide receiver (Amsterdam Admirals)
26th - Harry Boatswain, NFL tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
26th - Michael Myers, Cook County IL, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
26th - Troy Auzenne, NFL tackle (Chicago Bears)
27th - Mark Telerico, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 S Florida), born in Cleveland, Ohio
29th - Erik Tammer, soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Go Ahead Eagles)
29th - Simon Brown, cricketer (Durham pace bowler, England 1996)
30th - Jim Montgomery, NHL center (Phila Flyers), born in Montreal, Quebec
30th - Ken Gernander, Grand Rapids, NHL center (NY Rangers)
30th - Kristina Farrar Stookey, Martha Vineyard MA, 470 yachter (Oly-4th-96)
30th - Sanath Jayasuriya, cricketer (Sri Lankan open bat MVP-1996 World Cup)

Deaths in Sport

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

23rd - Volmari Iso-Hollo, Finnish athlete (b. 1907)

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