June 1935 in Sport

Events in Sport


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Jun 2 Babe Ruth, 40, announces his retirement as a player

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Jun 2 40th Men's French Championships: Fred Perry beats Gottfried von Cramm (6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3)
  • Jun 2 40th Women's French Championships: Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling beats Simonne Mathieu (6-2, 6-1)
  • Jun 8 39th US Golf Open: Sam Parks Jr shoots a 299 at Oakmont CC PA
  • Jun 8 67th Belmont: Willie Saunders aboard Omaha wins in 2:30.6

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Jun 8 Lou Gehrig collides with Carl Reynolds & leaves the game

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Jun 13 James J Braddock beats Max Baer in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

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Jun 25 Joe Louis defeats Primo Carnera at Yankee Stadium

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • Jun 28 British Golf Open, Murifield: Alf Perry wins his only major title, by 4 shots from Alf Padgham

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 1 James George, American weightlifter (Olympic silver 1960/bronze-1956)
  • Jun 6 Bobby Mitchell, American NFL running back and wide receiver (Browns, Redskins), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • Jun 11 Fazal-ur-Rehman, Pakistani cricketer (played 1 Test Pakistan v WI 1958), born in Amritsar, India
  • Jun 11 Earlene Dennis Brown, American shot putter (Olympic bronze 1960), born in Latexo, Texas
  • Jun 12 Ian Craig, Australian cricketer (prodigious Australian bat of 50's), born in Yass, NSW (d. 2014)
  • Jun 22 Vaman Kumar, Indian cricketer ( leggie who only played 2 Tests), born in Madras, India

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 29 Jack O'Neill, American baseball player (b. 1873)
  • Jun 30 William Brockwell, cricket (British all-rounder in 7 Tests 1893-99), dies