July 1922 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jul 8 35th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats M Mallory (6-2 6-0)
  • Jul 10 42nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Gerald Patterson beats R Lycett (6-3 6-4 6-2)
  • Jul 15 26th US Golf Open: Gene Sarazen shoots a 288 at Skokie CC in Ill

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jul 17 Ty Cobb gets 5 hits in a game for record 4th time in a year

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Jul 23 16th Tour de France won by Firmin Lambot of Belgium

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 3 Art Fowler, baseball player
  • Jul 4 Ghulam Ahmed, cricketer (off-spinner in 22 Tests for India in 1950's)
  • Jul 10 Herb McKenley, Jamaica, 4 X 400m relay runner (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Jul 13 Ken Mosdell, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2006)
  • Jul 22 Patricia Canning Todd, American tennis player, born in San Francisco (d. 2015)