Events in Sport for June 1989

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Events 1 - 27 of 27

3rd - Houston Astros beat LA Dodgers, 5-4, in 22 innings (7:14:09)
3rd - Nolan Ryan pitches his 2nd one-hitter this season & 11th overall
3rd - Sportscasting legend Vin Scully broadcasts 23 innings in two different cities on one day
4th - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
4th - Red Sox lead Blue Jays 10-0 in 7th, but lose 12-11 in 12 for Blue Jays 12th consecutive victory at Fenway
5th - Billy Smith, last original NY Islander, retires
5th - Toronto Blue Jays Skydome stadium opens, Milwaukee Brewers win 5-3
6th - Mets turn their 1st triple play in 7 years but lose to Cubs 8-4
7th - 23 year old olympic barefoot South African runner Zola Budd retires
7th - Wayne Gretzky wins his 9th NHL Hart (MVP) Trophy in 10 years
7th - 1st Baseball game to start outdoors & end indoors, as Toronto Blue Jays stadium closes roof during game at 8:48, & beat Brewers 4-2
8th - Pirates score 10 in 1st (their best inning since 1942), prompts Pirate broadcaster Jim Rooker to say he would walk from Pitts to Phila if Pirates lost, Phillies beat them 15-11, Rooker walks at end of season
Tennis Player and French Open Champion Michael ChangTennis Player and French Open Champion Michael Chang 9th - Michael Chang's French Open tennis win makes him youngest male to go to finals
10th - 121st Belmont: Pat Day aboard Easy Goer wins in 2:26
11th - 7th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Orville Moody
11th - Robin Hood 16 wins LPGA Planters Pat Bradley Points Golf International
11th - 88th Men's French Open: Michael Chang beats Stefan Edberg (6-1, 3-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2)
11th - 88th Women's French Open: Arantxa Sanchez Vicario beats Steffi Graf (7-6, 3-6, 7-5)
13th - 43rd NBA Championship: Detroit Pistons sweeps LA Lakers in 4 games
14th - Nolan Ryan becomes 2nd pitcher to defeat all 26 teams
15th - Balt Orioles pull their 9th triple play (vs Yankees)
16th - Only 17 hole-in-ones recorded since US open began, today 4 more are made all on 6th hole (Weaver, Wiebe, Pate & Price)
MLB Pitching Legend Nolan RyanMLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan 17th - US beats Guatemala 2-1 in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
18th - 89th US Golf Open: Curtis Strange shoots a 278 at Oak Hill CC NY
18th - Laura Davies wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
21st - Yankees trade Rickey Henderson to A's for Plunk, Cadaret & Polonia
25th - Betsy King wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship

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