Events in Sport in 1993

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  • Jan 1 Blockbuster Bowl 3: Stanford beats Penn State, 24-3
  • Jan 1 79th Rose Bowl: #7 Michigan beats #9 Washington, 38-31
  • Jan 1 59th Sugar Bowl: #2 Alabama beats #1 Miami, 34-13
  • Jan 1 22nd Fiesta Bowl: #6 Syracuse beats #10 Colorado, 26-22
  • Jan 1 59th Orange Bowl: #3 Florida State beats #11 Nebraska, 27-14
  • Jan 3 "The Comeback", QB Frank Reich led the Buffalo Bills back from a 32-point deficit, to defeat the Houston Oilers 41-38 in overtime in a wild card playoff game, the greatest comeback ever in pro football history
  • Jan 5 Brian Lara completes 277 v Australia at cricket SCG

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Jan 5 Reggie Jackson elected to Hall of Fame

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • Jan 6 Last day of Test cricket for Greg Matthews

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 8 Chicago Bull Michael Jordan scores his 20,000th career point

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan
  • Jan 9 Franziska van Almsick swims world record 100 m free style (53.33)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 12 NHL great Mario Lemieux announces that he has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

NHL Legend and Owner Mario Lemieux
NHL Legend and Owner
Mario Lemieux
  • Jan 17 AFC Championship Game: Buffalo Bills beat Miami Dolphins 29-10
  • Jan 17 NFC Championship Game: Dallas Cowboys beat San Francisco 49ers 30-20
  • Jan 18 West Indies beat Australia 2-0 win cricket's World Series Cup

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 23 Graham Gooch scores his 100th 100, on tour at Cuttack

Cricketer Graham Gooch
Cricketer
Graham Gooch
  • Jan 31 Super Bowl XXVII: Dallas Cowboys beat Buffalo Bills, 52-17 in Pasadena Super Bowl MVP: Troy Aikman, Dallas, QB
  • Jan 31 81st Men's Australian Open: Jim Courier beats Stefan Edberg (6-2, 6-1, 2-6, 7-5)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jan 31 81st Women's Australian Open: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (4-6, 6-3, 6-2)

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Feb 3 Cincinnati Reds owner Marge Schott suspended for 1 year due to racist comments
  • Feb 6 44th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 16-6 at Montreal

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Feb 6 Riddick Bowe TKOs Michael Dokes in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

  • Feb 7 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 23-20
  • Feb 7 Tammie Green wins LPGA Healthsouth Palm Beach Golf Classic
  • Feb 10 Jani Sievinen swims world record 200m backstroke (1:55.59)
  • Feb 13 Sergei Bubka pole vaults indoor record (6.14 m)
  • Feb 16 Sandra Völker swims world record 50m backstroke (28.33 sec)
  • Feb 17 Mark Foster swims world record 50m free style (21.60 sec)
  • Feb 20 Florida Marlins open their 1st spring training camp
  • Feb 20 Lisa Walters wins LPGA Itoki Hawaiian Ladies' Golf Open
  • Feb 20 NY Islanders retire Billy Smith's number 31
  • Feb 21 43rd NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 135-132 (OT) at Salt Lake City
  • Feb 21 Sergei Bubka pole vaults world record indoor (6.15 m)
  • Feb 23 Sacramento Gold Miners admitted as CFL's 9th franchise (1st US team)
  • Feb 25 Florida Marlins introduce their mascot "Billy"
  • Feb 26 Allan Border beats Gavaskar's record for most Test Cricket runs 10,123
  • Feb 28 Iolanda Chen triple jumps world indoor record hop step (14.46m)
  • Mar 1 George Steinbenner is reinstated as owner of NY Yankees
  • Mar 1 New expansion NHL team, owned by Disney, is named the Mighty Ducks
  • Mar 3 Howard Stern radio show premieres in Boston (WBCN 104.1 FM-evenings)
  • Mar 4 1st ESPY Awards: Michael Jordan, Monica Seles win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 5 Boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery

NBA Legend Larry Bird
NBA Legend
Larry Bird
  • Mar 5 Marlins beat Astros 12-8 in their 1st spring training game
  • Mar 9 Pittsburgh Penguins begin NHL record 17 game winning streak

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mar 14 Meg Mallon wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Meg Mallon
LPGA Golfer
Meg Mallon
  • Mar 14 40th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Georgia Tech beats #1 North Carolina, 77-75
  • Mar 14 34th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats LSU, 82-65
  • Mar 14 14th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Seton Hall beats Syracuse, 103-70

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mar 21 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Standard Register Ping Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • Mar 23 NY Knicks & Phoenix Suns get into a major brawl
  • Mar 28 22nd Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Helen Alfredsson
  • Mar 29 Queensland all out for 75 v NSW in Sheffield Shield Final
  • Mar 30 New South Wales beat Qld by eight wkts to win Sheffield Shield
  • Mar 30 Punjab beat Maharashtra by 120 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy
  • Apr 4 12th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Texas Tech beats OH State 84-82
  • Apr 4 5th Seniors Golf Tradition: Tom Shaw
  • Apr 4 Trish Johnson wins Las Vegas LPGA at Canyon Gate Golf Tournament
  • Apr 5 55th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: NC beats Michigan 77-71
  • Apr 5 Colorado Rockies 1st game - lose to NY Mets 3-0
  • Apr 5 Florida Marlins 1st game - beat LA Dodgers 6-3
  • Apr 6 Florida Marlins 1st lost ever (4-2 to LA Dodgers)
  • Apr 9 Colorado Rockies 1st home game & 1st victory, 11-4 over Mont Expos
  • Apr 10 Ottawa Senators win 1st road game (Islanders) after 38 straight loses
  • Apr 10 Pittsburgh Penguins win their NHL record 17 game winning streak

Sport awardGolf Major

Apr 11 57th Masters Golf Tournament: Bernhard Langer wins, shooting a 277

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer
  • Apr 11 Jeff Rouse swims world record 100m backstroke (51.43 sec)
  • Apr 18 54th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Tom Wargo
  • Apr 18 Trish Johnson wins LPGA Atlanta Women's Golf Championship
  • Apr 19 97th Boston Marathon: Cosmas N'deti of Kenya 1st man in 2:09:33 and Olga Markova of Russia 1st woman in 2:25:27
  • Apr 22 Seattle Mariner Chris Basio no-hits Boston Red Sox
  • Apr 25 1993 NFL Draft: Drew Bledsoe from Washington State first pick by New England Patriots
  • Apr 28 Zambian plane crashes at Libreville, Gabon, 30 soccer players die

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 28 NY Islanders beat Wash Caps 4 to 1 in playoffs, Caps Dale Hunter attacks Pierre Turgeon after scoring, in hockey's worst cheap shot

NHL Star Pierre Turgeon
NHL Star
Pierre Turgeon
  • May 1 119th Kentucky Derby: Jerry Bailey aboard Sea Hero wins in 2:02.4
  • May 2 Kristi Albers wins Sprint Golf Classic
  • May 2 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Sprint Senior Challenge Golf Tournament

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

May 8 Lennox Lewis beats Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis

Hall of fameHall of Fame

May 10 Bill Walton is inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

NBA Center and Television Sportscaster Bill Walton
NBA Center and Television Sportscaster
Bill Walton
  • May 12 Parma of Italy win 33rd European Cup Winner's Cup against Royal Antwerp of Belgium 3-1 in London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 13 KC Royal George Brett hits his 300th HR

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • May 15 118th Preakness: Mike Smith aboard Prairie Bayou wins in 1:56.6

Sport awardGolf Tournament

May 16 Laura Davies wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Laura Davies
LPGA Golfer
Laura Davies
  • May 22 Riddick Bowe TKOs Jesse Ferguson in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
  • May 23 Val Skinner wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
  • May 24 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Montreal Canadians beat New York Islanders, 4 games to 1
  • May 26 1st UEFA Champions League Final: Marseille beats Milan 1-0 at Munich
  • May 29 Texas Ranger Jose Canseco pitches 8th inning in 15-1 loss to Red Sox, he gives up 3 runs on 2 hits & 3 walks, he damages his arm
  • May 29 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Los Angeles Kings beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4 games to 3

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 30 Betsy King wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King

Sport awardGolf Tournament

May 30 Kelly Robbins wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Kelly Robbins
LPGA Golfer
Kelly Robbins
  • May 30 Indianapolis 500: Emerson Fittipaldi wins in 3:10:49.860 (253.000 km/h)
  • Jun 5 125th Belmont: Julie Krone aboard Colonial Affair wins in 2:29.8

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 6 Jane Geddes wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Jane Geddes
LPGA Golfer
Jane Geddes
  • Jun 6 92nd Men's French Open: Sergi Bruguera beats Jim Courier (6-4, 2-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 6 92nd Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Mary Joe Fernandez (4-6, 6-2, 6-4)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Jun 7 Crickets Graham Gooch dismissed handled the ball v Australia, Old Trafford
  • Jun 9 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat LA Kings, 4 games to 1
  • Jun 13 39th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Patty Sheehan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 18 Expo's Dennis Martínez is 92nd to win 200 games

MLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez
MLB Pitcher
Dennis Martínez
  • Jun 19 Boon completes 15th Test cricket century, 164* v England at Lord's
  • Jun 20 47th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Phoenix Suns, 4 games to 2
  • Jun 20 93rd US Golf Open: Lee Janzen shoots a 272 at Baltusrol GC NJ
  • Jun 20 Tammie Green wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament
  • Jun 22 NY Met Anthony Young ties record of 23rd straight lose
  • Jun 25 NY Islander goalie Billy Smith elected to NHL Hall of Fame

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 26 NY Met Eddie Murray is 20th to get 1,600 RBIs

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • Jun 27 11th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jim Colbert
  • Jun 27 NY Met pitcher Anthony Young loses record 24th straight game
  • Jun 27 Shelley Hamlin wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
  • Jun 28 Jacques Lemaire is named NJ Devils 8th Head Coach
  • Jun 28 Carlton Fisk, 45, released by White Sox, as all time leader of most games caught & most HRs by a catcher
  • Jul 2 NY Met Anthony Young loses a record 25th straight game (goes to 27)
  • Jul 3 100th Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Jana Novotna (7-6 1-6 6-4)
  • Jul 3 Boon completes 16th Test Cricket century, 101 at Trent Bridge

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 4 107th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Courier (76 76 36 63)

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
  • Jul 4 Brandie Burton wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jul 5 As' Rickey Henderson is 2nd to hit leadoff homers in doubleheader

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • Jul 6 Graham Thorpe scores 114 on Test Cricket debut, England v Australia
  • Jul 7 NY Met Anthony Young, loses his 26th straight game (goes to 27)
  • Jul 7 Philadelphia Phillies beat SF Giants 7-6 in 20 innings

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 11 14th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jul 11 Nancy Lopez wins Youngstown-Warren LPGA Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez
  • Jul 13 64th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-3 at Camden Yards, Baltimore

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 13 All star MVP: Kirby Puckett (Minnesota Twins)

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett
  • Jul 16 SF outfielder Darren Lewis sets record of 267 consecutive errorless games
  • Jul 17 Graeme Obree bicycles world record time, 51,596 km

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 18 122nd British Golf Open: Greg Norman shoots a 267 at Royal St George

Golfer Greg Norman
Golfer
Greg Norman
  • Jul 18 Graeme Obree bicycles world record time (51,596 K)
  • Jul 18 Hiromi Kobayash wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 19 Last day of 1st-class cricket for Ian Botham

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • Jul 21 Angela Kennedy swims world record 50 m butterfly stroke (26.93)
  • Jul 22 NY Yankee Don Mattingly hits his 200th HR
  • Jul 23 Boon completes 17th Test Cricket century, 107 at Headingley
  • Jul 23 Chris Boardman bicycles world record 1 hour distance (52,270 km)
  • Jul 23 NY Yankee Mark Hutton is 1st Australian to be a starting pitcher, He beats Angels 5-2; Yanks, Red Sox, Blue Jays 3 way tie for 1st
  • Jul 24 NY Met Anthony Young loses record 27th straight
  • Jul 25 31st Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats Australia in Frankfurt Germany (3-0)
  • Jul 25 48th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Lauri Merten
  • Jul 25 80th Tour de France won by Miguel Indurain of Spain
  • Jul 27 NBC TV awarded 1996 Olympic coverage for $456 million
  • Jul 27 NY Met Anthony Young wins ending his losing streak at 27 games
  • Jul 29 Cincinnati Reds pitcher Thomas Browning arrested for marijuana possession
  • Jul 31 A's trade Rickey Henderson to Blue Jays
  • Aug 1 Missie Berteott wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship
  • Aug 1 Reggie Jackson enshrined in Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY
  • Aug 2 Peter Angelos & William DeWitt purchase Orioles
  • Aug 8 Dana Lofland wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic Dormann at Stratton Mt
  • Aug 11 NY Islander Brian Mullen, 31, suffers a mild stroke

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 11 Red Sox Roger Clemens pitches 2,000th strike out (Danny Tartabul-NY)

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens
  • Aug 13 Blue Jay Rickey Henderson pays Turner Ward $25,000 for his #24
  • Aug 13 4th World Championships in Athletics open at Stuttgart, Germany
  • Aug 14 Reggie Jackson Day - NY Yanks retire 13th # (#44)
  • Aug 15 75th PGA Championship: Paul Azinger shoots a 272 at Inverness Club Oh
  • Aug 15 Cindy Schreyer wins LPGA Sun-Time Challenge Golf Tournament

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 15 Nolan Ryan, 324th & final victory, Rangers 4, Indians 1

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Aug 19 34th Walker Cup: US, 19-5
  • Aug 19 Sally Gunnell runs women's world record 400m hurdles (52.74")
  • Aug 20 Colin Jackson runs world record 110m hurdles (12.91)
  • Aug 22 Hiromi Kobayash wins Minnesota LPGA Golf Classic
  • Aug 22 4th World Championships in Athletics close at Stuttgart, Germany

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Aug 23 Fred McGriff & David Justice are 6th to hit back-to-back HRs twice in same game

MLB Outfielder David Justice
MLB Outfielder
David Justice
  • Aug 24 Padres scores 14 in 1st vs Cardinals
  • Aug 29 21st du Maurier Golf Classic: Brandie Burton
  • Aug 29 93rd US Golf Amateur Championship won by John Harris
  • Aug 31 Minnesota Twins beat Cleve Indians 5-4 in 22 innings
  • Sep 1 Goran Ivanisevic & Daniel Nestor play longest tie-break in US Tennis

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 4 Mats Wilander defeats Mikael Pernfors 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in 4 hrs 1 min US Open Tennis match concluding at 2:26 AM

Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander
Tennis Player Mikael Pernfors
Tennis Player
Mikael Pernfors
  • Sep 5 Largest US Tennis Open 2 sessions (total) daily gate (43,502)
  • Sep 6 Helen Dobson wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
  • Sep 8 Baseball's proposed switch to a three-division format OKed in AL
  • Sep 11 113th Women's U.S. Open: Steffi Graf beats Helena Sukova (6-3, 6-3)
  • Sep 12 Donna Andrews wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
  • Sep 12 113th Men's U.S. Open: Pete Sampras beats Cedric Pioline (6-4, 6-4, 6-3)
  • Sep 16 Minnesota Twins Dave Winfield is 19th to get 3,000 hits
  • Sep 18 LA Mighty Ducks play their 1st NHL pre-season game against Penguins
  • Sep 19 Brandie Burton wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • Sep 22 Nolan Ryan, 46, pitches his last game
  • Sep 26 30th Ryder Cup: US beats Europe, 15-13 at The Belfry, England
  • Sep 26 Cubs bat out of order against Pirates in 2nd inning
  • Sep 26 Indians win their last game at Cleveland Stadium, beating Brewers 6-4
  • Sep 26 Kris Monaghan wins LPGA Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic
  • Sep 28 Dennis Martínez is 7th to win 100 games in AL & NL
  • Oct 1 Lennox Lewis TKOs Frank Bruno in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Oct 3 Giants need to beat Dodgers to force a playoff game with Braves for NL West title, but Dodgers destroy Giants 12-1, Giants end year 103-59
  • Oct 12 MLB American League Championship: Toronto Blue Jays beat Chicago White Sox, 4 games to 2
  • Oct 13 Mighty Ducks win their 1st NHL game
  • Oct 13 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta Braves, 4 games to 2
  • Oct 17 Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA World Championship of Women's Golf
  • Oct 20 Highest scoring World Series game Blue Jays 15, Phillies 14 in 4h14m
  • Oct 23 Tor Blue Jays beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 2, in 89th World Series

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Oct 23 Joe Carter (Toronto Blue Jays) hits a World Series winning walk-off home run against the Philadelphia Phillies

MLB Outfielder Joe Carter
MLB Outfielder
Joe Carter
  • Oct 25 Daryll Cullinan hits 337* for Transvaal, SAf 1st-class cricket record
  • Oct 26 NFL announces new expansion team, Carolina Panthers in Charlotte
  • Oct 26 NJ Devils lose 2-0 to Montreal, after winning 1st 7 games of 1993
  • Oct 30 Toronto Maple Leafs lose 1st game of season after going 10-0-0
  • Oct 31 25 people killed during Ghana-Ivory Coast soccer match
  • Oct 31 US wins Nichirei International LPGA Golf Tournament
  • Nov 1 Last day in 1st-class cricket for Mike Whitney, NSW v NZ
  • Nov 3 Ken Daneyko sets NJ Devil 'Ironman' record by playing 322nd cons game