Events in Sport in 1989 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 295 of 295

  • 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

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Aug 13th 71st PGA Championship: Payne Stewart shoots 276 at Kemper Lakes GC Ill

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Payne Stewart
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Payne Stewart
  • Aug 15th Giorgio Lamberti swims world record 200m free style (1:46.69)

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Aug 15th In 2nd start since after cancer treatment, Giants Dave Dravecky breaks his pitching arm while throwing to Tim Raines

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines
  • Aug 17th 32nd Walker Cup: Britain-Ireland, 12½-11½

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Aug 17th Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken moves into 3rd place (1,208th cons game)

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • Aug 18th Bucky Dent replaces Dallas Green as NY Yankee manager

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Aug 20th Howard Johnson joins Barry Bonds & Willie Mays to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases

MLB Third Baseman Howard Johnson
MLB Third Baseman
Howard Johnson
MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

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Aug 22nd Nolan Ryan strikes out his 5,000th batter (Rickey Henderson)

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • Aug 23rd LA Dodgers beat Montreal Expos, 1-0, in 22 innings (Rick Dempsey HR)

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Aug 24th Pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • Aug 27th 89th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Chris Patton

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 27th Betsy King wins LPGA Nestle World Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • Aug 27th Tina Barrett wins LPGA Mitsubishi Motors Ocean State Golf Open
  • Aug 28th Frank Viola & Mets outduel Orel Hershiser & Dodgers 1-0

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 4th Beth Daniel wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel

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Sep 5th Chris Evert last US Open match, she is defeated by Zina Garrison

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Player Zina Garrison
Tennis Player
Zina Garrison

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Sep 8th George Brett gets his 2,500th hit

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett

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Sep 9th 109th Women's U.S. Open: Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratilova (3-6, 7-5, 6-1)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • Sep 10th Browns allow Pittsburgh only 53 net yards, a team defensive record
  • Sep 10th Muffin Spencer-Devlin wins LPGA Cellular One-Ping Golf Championship

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Sep 10th Deion Sanders returns a punt 68 yards for a touchdown, the first in his career

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
NFL Legend
Deion Sanders

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Sep 10th 109th Men's U.S. Open: Boris Becker beats Ivan Lendl (7-6, 1-6, 6-3, 7-6)

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
  • Sep 13th Fay Vincent elected baseball's 8th commissioner
  • 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

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 24th Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Nippon Travel-MBS Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez
  • 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

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Oct 7th Howard Stern's US Open Sores Tennis match

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern

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Oct 7th Rickey Henderson steals a record 8 bases in a play off (5 games)

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • Oct 8th Oakland beats Toronto, 4-3 in Game 5, to advance to the World Series
  • Oct 8th MLB American League Championship: Oakland Athletics beat Toronto Blue Jays, 4 games to 1
  • 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 9th MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 1
  • 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

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Oct 15th Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howes as NHL's all time top scorer

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky
  • 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
  • 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 5th 40th Formula One WDC: Alain Prost wins by 16 points
  • 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

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Nov 15th Test Cricket debut of Waqar Younis & Sachin Tendulkar at Karachi

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Cricketer
Sachin Tendulkar
  • 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

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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

NFL Head Coach Jimmy Johnson
NFL Head Coach
Jimmy Johnson
  • 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 2nd 55th Heisman Trophy Award: Andre Ware, Houston (QB)
  • Dec 2nd 54th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 30-20 in Auburn

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Dec 3rd Pat Bradley/Bill Glasson win LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • 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

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Dec 19th Larry Bird (Celtics) begins NBA free throw streak of 71 games

NBA Legend Larry Bird
NBA Legend
Larry Bird
  • Dec 26th ODI debut for Mark Taylor & Sanath Jayasuriya at cricket MCG
  • Dec 27th Oregon begins taking bids on NBA games

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Dec 29th Wayne Gretzky & Martina Navratilova, named athletes of decade by AP

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • Dec 30th Dmitri Volkov swims world record 50m freestyle (27.15 sec)
  • Dec 31st Jockey Kent Desormeaux sets record with 598 wins in a year