June 1937 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 1 Chicago White Sox Bill Dietrich no-hits St Louis Browns, 8-0
  • Jun 5 69th Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard War Admiral wins in 2:28.6
  • Jun 6 Phillies trailing 8-2 to St Louis, forfeit game
  • Jun 12 41st US Golf Open: Ralph Guldahl shoots a 281 at Oakland Hills Mich

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 13 Joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive HRs against St Louis Browns

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jun 22 Joe Louis KOs James J Braddock in 18 for his first heavyweight boxing title in significant moment in African American sporting history

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • Jun 26 Test cricket debut of Len Hutton v NZ at Lord's, scores 0 & 1

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 7 Bert sugar, American sports writer (Sting like a Bee), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2012)
  • Jun 9 Sven Conrad Stayers, cricketer (WI fast bowler 1962)
  • Jun 15 Kumar Shri Indrajitsinhji, cricketer (Indian keeper in 60's)
  • Jun 21 John Edrich, cricketer (England left-handed batsman, 310* v NZ 1965)
  • Jun 28 George Knudson, Canadian golfer (d. 1989)
  • Jun 28 Ron Luciano, American baseball umpire (d. 1995)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 4 Donald Eligon, cricketer, dies of blood poisoning from a nail in his boot at 28