June 1931 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 1 Rozenburg soccer team forms in Rozenburg
  • Jun 5 66th British Golf Open: Tommy Armour shoots a 296 at Carnoustie Golf Links
  • Jun 13 63rd Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard Twenty Grand wins in 2:29.6

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 15 Eddie Collins & Harry Heilmann retire from baseball

Baseball Legend Eddie Collins
Baseball Legend
Eddie Collins
  • Jun 27 3rd Ryder Cup: US wins, 9-3 at Scioto Country Club (Columbus, Ohio, US)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 2 Larry Jackson, baseball player
  • Jun 3 Lindy Remigino, American athlete
  • Jun 9 Bill Virdon, 2nd baseman (St Louis Cards)/mgr (NY Yankees)
  • Jun 10 Jim [Purvis] Ferree Jr, Pine Bluff NC, PGA golfer (1958 Vancouver)
  • Jun 21 Enzo Maiorca, Italian freediver (17 world records), born in Syracuse, Sicily (d. 2016)
  • Jun 24 Billy Casper, American golfer and three time PGA Player of the Year (1966, 1968 and 1970), born in San Diego, California (d. 2015)
  • Jun 28 Junior Johnson, American NASCAR driver
  • Jun 28 Lucien Victor, Belgian cyclist (d. 1995)