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

Sport awardGolf Tournament

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