June 1920 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 1 RKSV Volendam soccer team forms in Volendam
  • Jun 5 A's VP Thomas Shibe denies charges that baseballs are livelier
  • Jun 8 Reds' Edd Roush falls asleep in center during long infield argument Heinie Groh goes to wake him, but umpire ejects Roush for delay of game
  • Jun 12 52nd Belmont: Clarence Kummer aboard Man o' War wins in 2:14.2
  • Jun 15 De Zweef soccer team forms in Nijverdal
  • Jun 20 Yanks win protest of 1-0 White Sox win & game is replayed

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 2 Tex Schramm, American football team president and general manager (d. 2003)
  • Jun 4 Marion Motley, NFL running back (all-time leading AAFC rusher)
  • Jun 5 Marion Motley, AAFC, NFL fullback (Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh)
  • Jun 13 Knut Nordahl, Swedish soccer player (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Jun 22 Chandrasekhar Sarwate, cricketer (batted in 9 Tests for India 1946-52)
  • Jun 22 Gladys Marea Hartman, athletics Administrator
  • Jun 30 Zeno Colo, Italian downhill skier (Olympic gold 1952)