June 1927 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 4 1st Ryder Cup: US beats England, 9½-2½ at Worcester Country Club (Worcester, Massachusetts, US)
  • Jun 5 32nd Men's French Championships: Rene Lacoste beats Bill Tilden (6-4, 4-6, 5-7, 6-3, 11-9)
  • Jun 5 32nd Women's French Championships: Kornelia Bouman beats Irene Peacock (6-2, 6-4)
  • Jun 8 Tony Lazzeri hits 3 HRs Yanks beat White Sox 12-11
  • Jun 11 59th Belmont: Earl Sande riding Chance Shot wins in 2:32.6

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 11 Babe Ruth hits 19th & 20th of 60 HRs

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Jun 16 31st US Golf Open: Tommy Armour shoots a 301 at Oakmont CC in Pa

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 23 Lou Gehrig hits 3 HRs in 11-4 victory over Red Sox

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Jun 25 WVO soccer team forms in Oosterhout

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 7 Charles de Tornaco, Belgian racing driver (d. 1953)
  • Jun 10 Ladislao Kubala, Hungarian-born footballer (d. 2002)
  • Jun 11 Eric St Eval Atkinson, cricketer (bro of Denis WI pace bowler 1958-59)
  • Jun 12 Timir Pinegin, sailor (Olympic gold 1960), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2013)
  • Jun 16 Tom [Thomas] Graveney, English cricket batsman, born in Riding Mill, Northumberland (d. 2015)
  • Jun 21 Jackie Collum, baseball player
  • Jun 24 Joseph Pierce Jr, horse trainer

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 11 William Attewell, cricket bowler (England in 10 Tests 1884-1891), dies
  • Jun 14 Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (b. 1894)