July 1933 in Sport

Events in Sport


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jul 6 1st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-2 at Comiskey Park, Chicago, Babe Ruth hits first All Star home run

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Jul 7 53rd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jack Crawford beats E Vines (4-6 11-9 6-2 2-6 6-4)
  • Jul 8 46th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats D Round (6-4 6-8 6-3)

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 8 68th British Golf Open: Denny Shute shoots a 292 at Old Course at St Andrews

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Denny Shute
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Denny Shute
  • Jul 9 Frankford Yellowjackets sold, rechristened Philadelphia Eagles
  • Jul 19 1st time in MLB 2 brothers on opposite teams hit homers in same game - Rick Ferrell (Red Sox) and Wes Ferrell (Cleveland Indians)
  • Jul 23 27th Tour de France won by Georges Speicher of France

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jul 26 Joe DiMaggio ends 61 game hitting streak in Pacific Coast League

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • Jul 28 NFL divides into (2) 5 team divisions
  • Jul 30 28th Davis Cup: Great Britain beats France in Paris (3-2)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 1 Frank Baumann, baseball player
  • Jul 1 Peter Walwyn, British race horse trainer
  • Jul 6 Frank Austin, English footballer
  • Jul 7 Murray Halberg, New Zealand, 5K runner (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Jul 10 Chuan-Kwang Yang, Taiwan, decathlete (Olympic silver 1960)
  • Jul 17 Tony Pithey, cricketer (brother of David, South African batsman in 17 Tests)
  • Jul 17 Bruce Wells, British boxer & actor
  • Jul 20 Nelson Doubleday, publisher (Doubleday)/owner (NY Mets)
  • Jul 24 Doug Sanders, American golfer
  • Jul 27 Roger Harris, cricketer (NZ opening batsman vs England 1959)
  • Jul 28 Charlie Hodge, French Canadian ice hockey goaltender
  • Jul 29 Cammie Smith, WI cricket opening batsman (1960-62)

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 18 Heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey (38) weds broadway singer Hannah Williams (22)

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey