On This Day

July 2, 1937 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Don Budge beats Germany's Gottfried von Cramm 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 for first of back-to-back titles

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dick Berardino, baseball player

Person of interestRichard Petty

Richard Petty, American auto racer (7 x NASCAR Championship, 7 x Daytona 500), born in Level Cross, North Carolina

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