June 1933 in Sport

Events in Sport


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Jun 2 FDR authorizes 1st swimming pool built inside the White House

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Jun 5 38th Men's French Championships: Jack Crawford beats Henri Cochet (8-6, 6-1, 6-3)
  • Jun 5 38th Women's French Championships: Margaret Scriven beats Simonne Mathieu (6-2, 4-6, 6-4)

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Jun 9 Walter Johnson takes over as Cleveland manager

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson
  • Jun 10 37th US Golf Open: Johnny Goodman shoots a 287 at North Shore Ill
  • Jun 10 65th Belmont: Mack Garner aboard Hurryoff wins in 2:32.6

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Jun 14 Lou Gehrig & Joe McCarthy thrown out of game, McCarthy suspended 3 games but Gehrig isn't, so he continues his streak at 1,249 games

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Jun 27 Ryder Cup Golf, Southport & Ainsdale GC: Great Britain wins, 6½-5½; GB's last Cup victory until 1957
  • Jun 29 Primo Carnera KOs Jack Sharkey in 6 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Jun 30 Card's Dizzy Dean strikes out 17 Cubs to win 8-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 1 Alan "the Horse" Ameche, Wisc, NFL fullback (Baltimore Colts)
  • Jun 1 Ian Sinclair, cricketer (2 Tests NZ v WI 1956, bowling average 120.00)
  • Jun 2 Jerry Lumpe, American baseball player, born in Lincoln, Missouri, (d. 2014)
  • Jun 7 Herb Score, American baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Rosedale, New York (d. 2008)
  • Jun 14 Vladislav Rastorotsky, Soviet gymnastics coach
  • Jun 15 Mark Jones, English footballer (d. 1958)
  • Jun 16 Ken Johnson, MLB player - 1st pitcher to lose a complete game nine-inning no-hitter, born in West Palm Beach, Florida (d. 2015)
  • Jun 18 Jean Wicki, Swiss 4-man bobsled (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Jun 20 Jean Boiteux, French 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Jun 29 Bob Shaw, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox), born in Bronx, New York (d. 2010)
  • Jun 30 Mike J K Smith, cricketer (England captain mid-60s)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 2 Frank Jarvis, American athlete (Olympic 100m Champion-1900), dies at 54
  • Jun 3 William Muldoon, Belfast NY, boxing commissioner, dies at 88
  • Jun 22 Henry Birkin, British racing driver (Bentley Boys), dies at 36