June 1921 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 8 Babe Ruth arrested for speeding, fined $100, & held in jail until 4 PM

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Jun 10 Babe Ruth becomes all time HR champ with #120 (Gavvy Cravath)
  • Jun 11 53rd Belmont: Earl Sande riding Grey Lag wins in 2:16.8
  • Jun 13 Yanks' pitcher Babe Ruth hits 2 HRs beating Tigers 11-8
  • Jun 21 HSC '21 soccer team forms in Haaksbergen
  • Jun 25 British Open Golf, St Andrews: former local Jock Hutchison (resident in US) wins his only Open Championship by 9 strokes in a 36-hole playoff over amateur Roger Wethered
  • Jun 29 34th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats E Ryan (6-2 6-0)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 3 Forbes Carlile, Australian athlete and influential swimming coach, born in Melbourne (d. 2016)
  • Jun 4 Bobby Wanzer, professional basketball player and coach (Rochester Royals), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2016)
  • Jun 5 Lancelot Pierre, cricketer (1 Test WI v England 1948, 0-28)
  • Jun 9 Agnes Keleti, Hungary gymnast (Olympic gold 1952, 56), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jun 10 Jean Robic, French cyclist (d. 1980)