June 1930 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 1 Alphense Boys soccer team forms in Alphen on Rhine

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 1 Bradman scores cricket 191 Australia v Hampshire, 240 mins, 26 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Jun 1 35th Men's French Championships: Henri Cochet beats Bill Tilden (3-6, 8-6, 6-3, 6-1)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 1 35th Women's French Championships: Helen Wills Moody beats Helen Jacobs (6-2, 6-1)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • Jun 3 Grover Cleveland Alexander is released by the Phillies
  • Jun 7 62nd Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:31.6
  • Jun 10 Winnipeg Rugby Football Club forms

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 12 34th US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 287 at Interlachen CC Minn

Golfer Bobby Jones
Golfer
Bobby Jones
  • Jun 12 German boxer Max Schmeling beats Jack Sharkey by disqualification in 4, first time world heavyweight title won on a foul
  • Jun 14 VVGZ soccer team forms in Zwijndrecht
  • Jun 17 Bradman scores 131 in 1st Test cricket match at Trent Bridge
  • Jun 17 Chuck Klein sets Phillies hitting streak at 26 straight games
  • Jun 20 65th British Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 291 at Hoylake Hoylake

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 22 Lou Gehrig hits 3 HRs in a game, Ruth hits 3 in doubleheader

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Jun 23 Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia Phillies 21-8
  • Jun 30 Don Bradman scores 254 for Australia at Lord's v England, 320 mins, 25 fours

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 1 Matt Poore, cricketer (NZ batsman in 14 tests 1953-56 average 15.43)
  • Jun 2 Bob Lillis, baseball player
  • Jun 3 Michael Melle, cricketer (South African pace bowler of early 1950's)
  • Jun 6 Frank Tyson, England Test cricket fast bowler/broadcaster (17 Tests, 76 wickets @ 18.56), born in Farnworth, Lancashire, (d. 2015)
  • Jun 7 Ian Leggat, New Zealand cricketer (1 Test v South Africa 1953-54 without distinction), born in Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Jun 7 Hilderaldo Bellini, Brazilian footballer (World Cup 1958, 1952, 51 caps), born in Itapira, Brazil (d. 2014)
  • Jun 12 Jim Burke, Australian cricketer (Australian opener of 50s), born in Mosman, Sydney, Australia (d. 1979)
  • Jun 12 Donald Byrne, American chess player, born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • Jun 12 Innes Ireland, Scottish racing driver, born in Mytholmroyd, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 1993)
  • Jun 15 Marcel Pronovost, professional ice hockey player
  • Jun 16 Brian Statham, cricketer (masterful England quick for two decades)
  • Jun 17 Brian Statham, cricketer
  • Jun 17 James Gathers, Sumter SC, 200m runner (Olympic bronze 1952)
  • Jun 20 Paul Pender, American boxer
  • Jun 21 Mike McCormack, NFL offensive tackle (NY Yankees, Cleveland, Philadelphia)
  • Jun 27 Tommy [Tamio] Kono, American weightlifter (Olympic gold 1952, 60), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2016)
  • Jun 30 Mac Benson, horse trainer

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 11 George Alexander, British cricketer (two early Tests for Australia), dies at 79
  • Jun 12 Dyce Willcocks, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of Canadian cricket), dies
  • Jun 13 Henry Segrave, British racing driver who held land speed records and the water speed record (b. 1896)