June 1942 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 2 Red Sox star Ted Williams enlists as a US Navy aviator

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • Jun 6 74th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Shut Out wins in 2:29.2
  • Jun 19 Paul Waner is 7th to get 3,000 baseball hits

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 3 Duane Josephson, baseball player
  • Jun 5 Nelson "Bo" Burton Jr, bowler/sportscaster (Pro Bowlers Tour)
  • Jun 6 Sandra Morgan, Australian 4x100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1956), born in Tamworth, New South Wales
  • Jun 9 Richard Hutton, cricketer (son of Len, 5 Tests 1971)
  • Jun 11 Somachandra De Silva, cricketer (Sri Lankan leg-spinner 1982-84)
  • Jun 15 Bruce DalCanton, baseball player
  • Jun 19 Willie Frazier, AFL/NFL tight end (Houston Oilers), born in El Dorado, Arkansas (d. 2013)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 25 Willis Reed, American NBA hall of fame MVP center/coach (NY Knicks), born in Hico, Louisiana

NBA Center and Power Forward Willis Reed
NBA Center and Power Forward
Willis Reed
  • Jun 28 Sjoukje Dijkstra, Holland, figure skater (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Jun 29 Larry Snyder, American jockey, born in Toledo, Ohio

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 10 Ross Gregory, cricketer (Australian batsman 1937), dies