July 1937 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jul 2 57th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Don Budge beats G von Cramm (6-3 6-4 6-2)
  • Jul 2 50th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothy Little beats J JÄ™drzejowska (6-2 2-6 7-5)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 5 Joe DiMaggio's 1st grand slammer

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • Jul 7 5th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 8-3 at Griffith Stadium, Wash
  • Jul 9 72nd British Golf Open: Henry Cotton shoots a 290 at Carnoustie Golf Links
  • Jul 25 31st Tour de France won by Roger Lapebie of France
  • Jul 27 32nd Davis Cup: USA beats Great Britain in Wimbledon (4-1)
  • Jul 30 Phillies Dolph Camilli, plays 1st base and registers no put outs

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 2 Dick Berardino, baseball player
  • Jul 2 Richard Petty "The King", American NASCAR Driver (7x NASCAR Championship, 7x Daytona 500), born in Level Cross, North Carolina
  • Jul 4 Hector Palma, horse trainer
  • Jul 6 Tony Lewis, cricketer (England batsman, captain 1972-73)
  • Jul 9 Clemon Daniels, American football halfback and AFL player of year 1963 (Oak, Dallas, San Francisco), born in McKinney, Texas
  • Jul 9 Marty Springstead, American Major League baseball umpire and umpire supervisor, born in Nyack, New York
  • Jul 13 Charles Coody, Stamford TX, PGA golfer (1971 Masters)
  • Jul 14 Khalid Hassan, Pak cricket leg-spinner (took 2-116 at 16 in only Test)
  • Jul 22 John Price, England cricket fast-medium bowler (1964-72)
  • Jul 22 V B Ranjane, Indian cricket fast bowler (early 1960's)
  • Jul 31 Isabelle F Daniels, Jakin Georgia, 4X100m relayer (Olympic bronze 56)

Weddings in Sport

HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 12 Explorer Jacques Cousteau (27) weds scuba diver Simone Melchior (18) at Saint-Louis-des-Invalides in Paris

Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist Jacques Cousteau
Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist
Jacques Cousteau

Deaths in Sport

  • Jul 22 Ted McDonald, cricketer (43 wickets for Australia), dies in car crash