June 1922 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 10 54th Belmont: C H Miller aboard Pillory wins in 2:18.8

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 12 St Louis Brown Hub Pruett strikes out Babe Ruth 3 straight times

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Jun 12 St Louis gets record 10 hits in a row & beats Phillies 14-8
  • Jun 14 5th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa
  • Jun 14 Charles Hoffner wins PGA golf tournament

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 23 57th British Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 300 at Royal St George

Golfer Walter Hagen
Golfer
Walter Hagen
  • Jun 24 AFPA changes name to NFL, Chicago Staleys become Chicago Bears

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 1 Abdul Rashid, Pakistani field hockey player (Olympic gold 1960), born in Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 2 Charlie Sifford, American professional golfer, born in Charlotte North Carolina

  • Jun 4 John McNamara, baseball player
  • Jun 7 Leo Reise, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jun 13 Mel Parnell [Melvin], Major League Baseball pitcher (Boston Red Socks, 1947-56), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2012)
  • Jun 21 Jim McConnon, cricketer (England off-spinner against Pakistan 1954)
  • Jun 23 Leonard Dorfman, horse trainer
  • Jun 23 Hal Laycoe, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 1 Frank Walters, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885, scored 7 & 5), dies