June 1902 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 1 Blue-White United soccer team of Amsterdam forms
  • Jun 5 42nd British Golf Open: Sandy Herd shoots a 307 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club
  • Jun 15 Minor League's most lopsided baseball game: Corsicana 51; Texarkana 3 Justin Clark of Corsicana, Tx minors hits 8 home runs in 1 game
  • Jun 27 16th U.S. Women's National Championship: Marion Jones beats Elisabeth Moore (6-1, 1-0, ret.)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 4 Richard Allen, India, field hockey goal tender (Olympic gold 1928)
  • Jun 17 Alec Hurwood, Australian cricketer (d. 1982)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 21 Howie Morenz, Canadian professional ice hockey player (Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Black Hawks, NY Rangers), born in Mitchell, Ontario (d. 1937)

NHL Star Howie Morenz
NHL Star
Howie Morenz
  • Jun 28 Pierre Brunet, French figure skater pair (Olympic gold 1928, 32)