Events in Sport for Year 1989 (Part 2)

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Jun 13th - 43rd NBA Championship: Detroit Pistons sweeps LA Lakers in 4 games
Jun 14th - Nolan Ryan becomes 2nd pitcher to defeat all 26 teams
Jun 15th - Balt Orioles pull their 9th triple play (vs Yankees)
Jun 16th - Only 17 hole-in-ones recorded since US open began, today 4 more are made all on 6th hole (Weaver, Wiebe, Pate & Price)
Jun 17th - US beats Guatemala 2-1 in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
Jun 18th - 89th US Golf Open: Curtis Strange shoots a 278 at Oak Hill CC NY
Jun 18th - Laura Davies wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
Jun 21st - Yankees trade Rickey Henderson to A's for Plunk, Cadaret & Polonia
Jun 25th - Betsy King wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship
Jul 1st - NFL owners vote unanimously to form WLAF
Jul 1st - Yanks beat Milwaukee Brewers 4-1, score is changed to 5-1 after game is over. Umpire rules Roberto Kelly scored before a double-play
Jul 2nd - 10th US Seniors Golf Open: Orville Moody
Jul 2nd - 17th du Maurier Golf Classic: Tammie Green
Jul 4th - Red's Tom Browning is 3 outs away from his 2nd career perfect game when Phillie Dickie Thon doubles
Jul 5th - Mark McGwire's gets 100th HR, 2nd fastest (1400 at bats) (to Kiner)
Jul 5th - Toronto Blue Jays are 10 games back in AL, & go on to win AL East
Jul 6th - Despite retiring May 29, Mike Schmidt elected to start All Star game
Jul 9th - 103rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: B Becker beats Stefan Edberg (60 76 64)
Jul 9th - 96th Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: S Graf beats M Navratilova (6-2 6-7 6-1)
MLB Third Baseman Mike SchmidtMLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt Jul 9th - Penny Hammel wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
Jul 11th - 60th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-3 at Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim All star MVP: Bo Jackson (KC Royals)
Jul 11th - President Ronald Reagan sportscasts All Star Game
Jul 12th - NY Yankee pitching great Ron Guidry retires (170-91 .651, 3.29 ERA)
Jul 16th - 44th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy King
Jul 19th - Cleveland Indians Joe Carter has his 4th 3 HR game
Jul 21st - Greg LeMond (US) wins Tour de France in fastest time
Jul 21st - Mike Tyson KOs Carl Williams in 1:33 for heavyweight boxing title
Jul 23rd - 118th British Golf Open: Mark Calcavecchia shoots a 275 at Royal Troon
Jul 23rd - Amy Alcott wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
Jul 28th - Braves Dale Murphy, hits 2 3-run HRs in an inning, 14th man to hit 2 HRs in an inning. Also ties record of 6 RBIs in an inning
Jul 29th - Javier Sotomayor of Cuba sets High Jump record (8'0") in San Juan
Jul 29th - Phillies retire Steve Carlton's # 32
Jul 29th - White Sox trade Harold Baines to Rangers for Scott Fletcher & Sam Sosa
Jul 30th - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Atlantic City Golf Classic
LPGA Golfer Nancy LopezLPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez Aug 1st - Australia take 3-0 series lead over England to regain Cricket Ashes
Aug 3rd - 5th jockey to win 6,000 races (Jorge Valesquez)
Aug 3rd - Rickey Henderson sets AL mark of 50 steals in 9 seasons
Aug 3rd - Cin Reds send record 20 men to bat with a record 16 hits in 1 inning as they score 14 runs in 1st inning
Aug 4th - Blue Jays Dave Steib's perfect game broken up in 9th with 2 outs by NY Yankee Roberto Kelly
Aug 6th - Beth Daniel wins LPGA Greater Washington Golf Open
Aug 6th - Boston Red Sox retire Carl Yastrezemski's #8
Aug 10th - A's bat out of order against White Sox in 3rd inning
Aug 10th - Australia 0-301 at end of day one, 5th Test Cricket at Trent Bridge
Aug 13th - 71st PGA Championship: Payne Stewart shoots 276 at Kemper Lakes GC Ill
Aug 15th - In 2nd start since after cancer treatment, Giants Dave Dravecky breaks his pitching arm while throwing to Tim Raines
Aug 17th - 32nd Walker Cup: Britain-Ireland, 12½-11½
Aug 17th - Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken moves into 3rd place (1,208th cons game)
Aug 18th - Bucky Dent replaces Dallas Green as NY Yankee manager
Aug 20th - Howard Johnson joins Barry Bonds & Willie Mays to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases
MLB Third Baseman Howard JohnsonMLB Third Baseman Howard Johnson Aug 22nd - Nolan Ryan strikes out his 5,000th batter (Rickey Henderson)
Aug 23rd - LA Dodgers beat Montreal Expos, 1-0, in 22 innings (Rick Dempsey HR)
Aug 24th - Pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling
Aug 27th - 89th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Chris Patton
Aug 27th - Betsy King wins LPGA Nestle World Golf Championship
Aug 27th - Tina Barrett wins LPGA Mitsubishi Motors Ocean State Golf Open
Aug 28th - Frank Viola & Mets outduel Orel Hershiser & Dodgers 1-0
Sep 4th - Beth Daniel wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
Sep 5th - Chris Evert last US Open match, she is defeated by Zina Garrison
Sep 8th - George Brett gets his 2,500th hit
Sep 9th - 103rd US Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats M Navratilova (3-6 7-5 6-1)
Sep 10th - 109th US Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats Ivan Lendl (76 16 63 76)
Sep 10th - Muffin Spencer-Devlin wins LPGA Cellular One-Ping Golf Championship
Sep 10th - Deion Sanders returns a punt 68 yards for a touchdown, the first in his career
Sep 13th - Fay Vincent elected baseball's 8th commissioner
NFL Legend Deion SandersNFL Legend Deion Sanders Sep 14th - Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in USSR, win 4-2
Sep 17th - Beth Daniel wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
Sep 17th - NYC court of appeals overturns lower court decision & returns America's Cup back to US (from NZ)
Sep 19th - Appeals court restores America's Cup to US after NY Supreme Court gave it to NZ (NZ protested US's use of a catamaran)
Sep 22nd - Cards outfielder Leon Durham suspended for 60 days due to drugs
Sep 23rd - Blue Jays bat out of order against Brewers in 6th inning
Sep 24th - 28th Ryder Cup: US & Europe draw, 14-14 at The Belfry, England
Sep 24th - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Nippon Travel-MBS Golf Classic
Sep 30th - Nolan Ryan's perfect game broken in 8th, but gets his 300th strikeout
Sep 30th - Toronto Blue Jays wins AL East title
Oct 1st - Beth Daniel wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic
Oct 1st - Dallas Cowboy, Ed "Too Tall" Jones, records his 1,000th NFL tackle
Oct 7th - Howard Stern's US Open Sores Tennis match
Oct 7th - Rickey Henderson steals a record 8 bases in a play off (5 games)
Oct 8th - Oakland beats Toronto, 4-3 in Game 5, to advance to the World Series
Radio shock jock Howard SternRadio shock jock Howard Stern Oct 9th - 27th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Spain in Tokyo Japan (3-0)
Oct 9th - 1st NFL game coached by an African American (Art Shell), his LA Raiders beat NY Jets 14-7 on Monday Night Football
Oct 13th - Bob Quinn resigns as NY Yankee VP/GM & replaced by Harding Peterson
Oct 14th - Dave Stewart is 1st since 1976 to start consecutive World Series openers
Oct 14th - Texas A&I, Johnny Bailey sets NCAA season rush record at 6,085 yards
Oct 15th - Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howes as NHL's all time top scorer
Oct 17th - Earthquake in SF (6.9) cancels 3rd game of World Series, kills 67
Oct 21st - Betram Lee & Peter Bynoe purchase the Denver Nuggets for $65m - 1st African American owners of a major sports team,
Oct 22nd - Denver Nuggets beat Jugoplastika Split 135-129 in 3rd McDonald Open
Oct 24th - After a weeks delay due to earthquake, World Series game 3 is played
Oct 28th - Oakland A's sweep SF Giants in earthquake/BART series
Oct 29th - Colleen Walker wins LPGA Nichirei Golf International
Oct 29th - Ozzie Newsome ends NFL streak of 150 consecutive game receptions
Nov 1st - Pakistan beat West Indies by 4 wickets to win Cricket's Nehru Cup
Nov 3rd - Lou Piniella is named manager of the Reds, replacing banned Pete Rose
Ice Hockey Great Wayne GretzkyIce Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky Nov 3rd - Minn Timberwolves' 1st NBA game, loses to Seattle, 106-94
Nov 4th - First NBA game at Orlando Arena, Orlando Magic loses to NJ Nets, 111-106
Nov 4th - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Bayakoa, Dancing Spree, Go for Wand, Prized, Rhythm, Steinlen, Sunday Silence
Nov 5th - 20th NYC Marathon won by Juma Ikangaa in 2:08:01
Nov 5th - Elaine Crosby wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
Nov 5th - US plays El Salvador in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
Nov 7th - Balt's Gregg Olson is 1st relief pitcher to win AL Rookie of Year
Nov 8th - Cubs Jerome Walton wins the NL Rookie of Year
Nov 14th - Padres reliever Mark Davis wins NL Cy Young Award
Nov 15th - Test Cricket debut of Waqar Younis & Sachin Tendulkar at Karachi
Nov 15th - Walter Davis (Denver) begins NBA free throw streak of 53 games
Nov 17th - Bret Saberhagen signs record $2,966,667 per year KC Royal contract
Nov 19th - US beats Trinidad, 1-0 qualifing for 1990 world soccer cup finals it was US' 1st qualification since 1950
Nov 19th - 39th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Rusty Wallace wins
Nov 20th - Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Robin Yount wins AL MVP
Nov 22nd - Kirby Pucket signs record $3,000,000 per year Minnesota Twins contract
NFL Head Coach Jimmy JohnsonNFL Head Coach Jimmy Johnson Nov 23rd - "Bounty Bowl", the Philadelphia Eagles defeat the Dallas Cowboys 27-0 on Thanksgiving in an ill-tempered game that featured several scuffles and injuries, after which Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson accuses Eagles coach Buddy Ryan of placing bounties on players
Nov 24th - Tendulkar scores a Test Cricket fifty age 16 years 214 days, a record
Nov 25th - David Boon scores 200 v NZ at cricket WACA
Nov 26th - 77th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 43-40
Nov 28th - Rickey Henderson signs record $3,000,000 per year Oak A's contract
Nov 28th - Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci flees to Hungary
Dec 3rd - Pat Bradley/Bill Glasson win LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
Dec 11th - Mark Davis signs record $3.25 million per year KC Royals contract
Dec 13th - Walter Davis (Denver) ends NBA free throw streak of 53 games
Dec 16th - Commencement of 1st Test Cricket play at Bellerive Oval, Hobart (v SL)
Dec 17th - 78th Davis Cup: Germany beats Sweden in Stuttgart (3-2)
Dec 17th - Michael Bevan scores cricket century on 1st-class debut (114 SA v WA)
Dec 17th - Patti Rizzo/Mike Hill win LPGA Mazda Golf Championship
Dec 19th - Larry Bird (Celtics) begins NBA free throw streak of 71 games
Dec 26th - ODI debut for Mark Taylor & Sanath Jayasuriya at cricket MCG
NBA Legend Larry BirdNBA Legend Larry Bird Dec 27th - Oregon begins taking bids on NBA games
Dec 29th - Wayne Gretzky & Martina Navratilova, named athletes of decade by AP
Dec 31st - Jockey Kent Desormeaux sets record with 598 wins in a year

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