Events in Sport in July 1969

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4th 76th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Ann Jones beats Billie Jean King (3-6 6-3 6-2)

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

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5th 83rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats John Newcombe (64 57 64 64)

Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver
  • 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

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24th Muhammad Ali is convicted for refusing induction in US Army on appeal

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali

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27th 15th LPGA Championship won by Betsy Rawls

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • 30th Astros Denis Menke & Jim Wynn hit grandslams in 9th inn vs Mets