June 1918 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 1 Excelsior Maassluis soccer team forms in Maassluis
  • Jun 1 White Sox losing 5-4 against NY Yankees, load the bases in 9th with no outs Chick Gandil lines to Frank Baker who turns a triple play
  • Jun 13 Phillies & Cards tie 8-8 in 19 innings
  • Jun 22 32nd U.S. Women's National Championship: Molla Bjurstedt beats Eleanor Goss (6-4, 6-3)
  • Jun 23 Boston Red Sox Dutch Leonard's 2nd no-hitter beats Tigers, 5-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 4 LeRoy Walker, CEO (US Olympic Committee), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jun 14 Leroy T Walker, US Olympic consultant (1960, 68, 72), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jun 20 George Lynch, American auto racer (d. 1997)
  • Jun 21 Eddie Lopat, American baseball player (d. 1992)
  • Jun 27 Adolph Kiefer, American 100m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1936), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 25 Jake Beckley, American baseball player, dies at 50