Today's Events in Sport History

Events in Sport for Wednesday 8th July 2015

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1898 - Phillies' Red Donahue no-hits Boston Braves, 5-0
1900 - 1st night baseball, league game (Zanesville at Grand Rapids)
1902 - John McGraw, accused by Ban Johnson of trying to wreck Baltimore & Washington clubs, negotiates his release from the Orioles
1905 - 22nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: May Bundy beats D Chambers (6-3 6-4)
1905 - 29th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Laurence Doherty beats N Brookes (8-6 6-2 6-4)
1909 - 1st pro baseball game (Minor League) played under lights
1911 - 35th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Anthony Wilding beats H Roper-Barrett (6-4 4-6 2-6 6-2)
1912 - 29th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Ethel Larcombe beats C Sterry (6-3 6-1)
1912 - 36th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Anthony Wilding beats A Gore (6-4 6-4 4-6 6-4)
1918 - Babe Ruth's blast over the fence in Fenway scores Amos Strunk, the Red Sox win 1-0 over Cleve, prevailing rules reduce Babe's HR to a triple
1922 - 35th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats M Mallory (6-2 6-0)
1928 - Phillies set record of errorless 25 inning doubleheader
1933 - 46th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats D Round (6-4 6-8 6-3)
1933 - 68th British Golf Open: Denny Shute shoots a 292 at Old Course at St Andrews
1935 - 3rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve
1938 - Would be start of England v Australia Test Cricket at Old Trafford Washout
1938 - 73rd British Golf Open: Reg Whitcombe shoots a 295 at Royal St George's Golf Club
1939 - 59th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bobby Riggs beats E Cooke (2-6 8-6 3-6 6-3 6-2)
1941 - 9th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-5 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Bobby RiggsTennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Bobby Riggs 1946 - Baseball grants $5,000 minimum salary
1947 - 14th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
1949 - Monte Irvin & Hank Thompson are 1st blacks to play for NY Giants
1950 - 57th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Louise Brough beats M duPont (6-1 3-6 6-1)
1951 - Yankee Joe DiMaggio & mgr Casey Stengel feud
1952 - 19th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 in 5 at Shibe Park, Phila
1955 - 84th British Golf Open: Peter Thomson shoots a 281 at St Andrews
1956 - Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Syracuse Golf Open
1958 - 25th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Memorial Stadium, Balt
1962 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Kelly Girls Golf Open
1967 - 74th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Anne Jones (63 64)
1970 - SF Giant Jim Ray Hart is 8th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (5th)
1973 - Mary Lou Crocker wins LPGA MARC Equity Golf Classic Crocker
1973 - NY Mets are 12½ games back in NL and go on to win pennant
1978 - 92nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bjorn Borg beats Jimmy Connors (62 62 63)
Tennis Player Björn BorgTennis Player Björn Borg 1979 - Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
1980 - 51st All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-2 at Dodger Stadium, LA
1980 - All star MVP: Ken Griffey (Cin Reds)
1983 - Rudi Koopmans retains European Middleweight title
1984 - 98th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John McEnroe beats Jimmy Connors (6-1 6-1 6-2)
1984 - Lauri Peterson wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
1985 - 99th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Boris Becker beats K Curren (63 67 76 64)
1990 - Brewers beat Angels 20-7, including 13 in 5th inning
1990 - FIFA World Cup: Germany beats Argentina 1-0 for football's 14th World Cup in Rome
1990 - Greg LeMond wins his 3rd Tour de France (90:43:20 avg 23.3 mph)
1990 - Tina Purtzer wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
1990 - Trailing 7-0, Brewers tie Angels & then score 13 in 5th to win 20-7
1991 - Pitts Pirate Pres Carl Barger becomes 1st pres of Fla Marlins
1991 - Major league umpire Steve Palermo & former NFL defensive lineman Terence Mann were shot trying to help 2 waitresses from being robbed
1992 - Florida Marlins unveil their uniform
Tennis Legend Boris BeckerTennis Legend Boris Becker 1995 - 102nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Graf beats Arantxa S Vicario (4-6 6-1 7-5)
1995 - 1st CFL game between 2 US teams, Las Vegas Posse vs Sacramento Gold
1997 - 68th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Jacobs Field, Cleveland
2001 - 108th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Venus Williams beats Justine Henin (6-1 3-6 6-0)
2006 - 113th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Amélie Mauresmo beats J Henin-Hardenne (2-6 6-3 6-4)
2007 - 114th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Venus Williams beats Marion Bartoli (6-4 6-1)
2007 - 121st Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal (7-6 4-6 7-6 2-6 6-2)
2012 - 119th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats A Radwańska (6-1 5-7 6-2)
2012 - 126th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Andy Murray (4-6 7-5 6-3 6-4)
2014 - FIFA World Cup: Germany defeat Brazil by a record 7-1 in the semi-finals to make it to the final
2014 - FIFA World Cup: Miroslav Klose of Germany breaks the World Cup goal scoring record with 16 goals

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