June 1986 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Events 1 - 25 of 25

1st - 32nd LPGA Championship won by Pat Bradley
6th - Jurgen Schull sets world discus record (74.07 m)
7th - 118th Belmont: Chris McCarron aboard Danzig Connect wins in 2:29.8
7th - Pirates draft 3rd baseman Jeff King #1
8th - 40th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Hous Rockets, 4 games to 2
8th - Juli Inkster wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
8th - Longest 9 inning AL game (4h16m), Balt Orioles beat Yankees 18-9
8th - 85th Men's French Open: Ivan Lendl beats Mikael Pernfors (6-3, 6-2, 6-4)
8th - 85th Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Martina Navratilova (2-6, 6-3, 6-3)
9th - Angel Don Sutton (298 wins) beats White Sox Tom Seaver (306 wins) 3-0
10th - A Bartlett Giamatti becomes president of baseball's NL
15th - 86th US Golf Open: Ray Floyd shoots a 279 at Shinnecock Hills GC NY
15th - Juli Inkster wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
18th - Don Sutton becomes 19th pitcher to win 300 games
20th - Jim Fregosi replaces Tony La Russa as White Sox manager
Baseball Manager Tony La RussaBaseball Manager Tony La Russa 21st - Bo Jackson, Heisman Trophy winner, signs with KC Royals
21st - Heike Drechsler of East Germany long jumps 7.45 m (women's record)
22nd - Judy Dickinson wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
25th - Phillies give Steve Carlton, 41, his unconditional release
27th - SF Giant Robby Thompson is caught stealing record 4 times
29th - FIFA World Cup: Argentina beats West Germany 3-2 in football's 13th World Cup in Mexico City
29th - Argentina becomes world champion soccer team (3-2 against W-Germany)
29th - Boston Red Sox trade for Tom Seaver
29th - Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
29th - Sparky Anderson is 1st to win 600 games as manager in both leagues

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1 - 18 of 18

3rd - Alexandros Karageorgiou, Greek archer
Tennis Player Rafael NadalTennis Player Rafael Nadal (3rd) 3rd - Rafael Nadal, Manacor, Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spanish tennis player
3rd - Adrián Vallés, Spanish racing driver
3rd - Al Horford, American basketball player
14th - Jonathan Clare, English cricketer
16th - Urby Emanuelson, Dutch footballer
16th - Farhad Reza, Bangladeshi Cricketer
16th - Rodrigo Defendi, Brazilian footballer
16th - Robert Rothbart, Bosnian-Israeli Basketball Player
16th - Fernando Muslera, Uruguayan footballer
18th - Richard Gasquet, French tennis player
19th - Marvin Williams, American basketball player
22nd - Ramin Ott, American Samoan football player
24th - Stuart Broad, English cricketer
24th - Phil Hughes, American baseball player
25th - Charlie Davies, American soccer player
27th - LaShawn Merritt, American sprinter
30th - Victoria Crawford, American wrestler and model

Deaths in Sport

Deaths 1 - 5 of 5

1st - Jo Gartner, Austrian racing driver (d. 1958)
15th - K K Tarapore, cricketer (Test for India 1948), killed by motor-scooter
26th - Laurie Fishlock, cricketer (4 Tests for England), dies
27th - Don Rogers, of Cleveland Browns, dies of cocaine poisoning
27th - George Nepia, New Zealand rugby player (b. 1905)

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