June 1963 in Sport

Events in Sport


Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 2 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Jun 8 95th Belmont: Braulio Baeza aboard Chateaugay wins in 2:30.2
  • Jun 9 1st Sunday night game in baseball SF Giants lose to Houston Colts 3-0
  • Jun 9 Barbara Romack wins LPGA Rock City Ladies Golf Open
  • Jun 9 Colt .45s beat Giants 3-0 in major leagues' 1st Sunday night game
  • Jun 14 NY Met Duke Snider hits his 400th HR
  • Jun 15 Buddy Nobles runs world record marathon (2:14:28)
  • Jun 15 SF Giants Juan Marichal no-hits Houston Colt .45s, 1-0
  • Jun 16 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Women's Golf Open
  • Jun 20 1st Mayor's Trophy Game (New York), Mets beat Yankees 6-2
  • Jun 23 63rd US Golf Open: Julius Boros shoots a 293 at The Country Club Mass
  • Jun 23 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open
  • Jun 23 NY Mets Jimmy Piersall hits his 100th HR, he circles bases backwards
  • Jun 25 Famous cricket draw at Lord's as England hang on against the Windies
  • Jun 27 Phillies Johnny Callison hits for cycle, but Phillie centerfielder Tony Gonzalez's error ends his record 205 consecutive errorless games

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 30 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Carvel Ladies Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 2 Brian Harvey, baseball umpire (NL)
  • Jun 2 Jay B Cooper, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Jamaica), born in Coral Gables, Florida
  • Jun 2 Tim Balmer, Canadian Tour golfer (Bermuda Open-1990), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jun 3 Deb Richard, Abbeville LA, LPGA golfer (1991 Women's Kemper Open)
  • Jun 3 Sabrina Goles, Yugoslavia, tennis star
  • Jun 4 Carey Nelson, Canadian marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Jun 4 Jim Lachey, NFL tackle (Washington Redskins)
  • Jun 4 Xavier McDaniel, NBA forward (Seattle SuperSonics)
  • Jun 6 Dannette Leininger, Kailua HA, team handball wing (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • Jun 6 Vladimir Ruzicka, hockey forward (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998)
  • Jun 7 Steven David Rintoul, Bowral Australia, PGA golfer (1994 Buick-2nd)
  • Jun 8 John Restino, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Tommy Armour), born in Westchester, New York
  • Jun 8 Susan Smith, LPGA golfer
  • Jun 11 Max Stevens, Millmeran QLD, Australian golfer
  • Jun 11 Tommy Barnhardt, NFL punter (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers, TB Bucs)
  • Jun 11 Bruce Kimball, American diver
  • Jun 12 Philippa June Baker, Wanganui NZ, double scull rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 12 Philippe Bugalski, French rally driver
  • Jun 13 Bettina Bunge, German tennis player (Virginia Slims of California 1983), born in Adliswil, Switzerland
  • Jun 13 Catarina Lindqvist, Swedish tennis player (Swedish Open 1986)
  • Jun 13 Edward Sturing, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • Jun 13 Josef Heiss, Garmisch GER, hockey goaltender (Team Germany 1998)
  • Jun 13 Randy Gilhen, Zweibrucken Ger, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
  • Jun 14 James Patrick, Winnipeg, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • Jun 14 Laurel Kean, LPGA golfer (1994 JAL Big Apple-17th), born in Portland, Maine
  • Jun 16 Mohsin Kamal, cricketer (Pakistani fast bowler 1984- )
  • Jun 17 Kevin Glover, NFL center (Detroit Lions)
  • Jun 18 Bruce Smith, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
  • Jun 18 Joe Walter, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • Jun 19 Rory Underwood, English rugby union footballer
  • Jun 20 Kirk Baptiste, 200m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Jun 20 Matt Anger, tennis star, born in Walnut Creek, California
  • Jun 21 Jeff Musselman, baseball player
  • Jun 21 Mike Sherrard, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
  • Jun 22 Randy Couture, 198 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olymp-96), born in Everett, Washington
  • Jun 23 Colin Montgomerie, Scottish golfer
  • Jun 24 Duval Love, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Jun 24 Preki, Serbian-born American soccer player
  • Jun 25 Doug Gilmour, Kingston, NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • Jun 25 Mike Stanley, catcher (NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Jun 25 Si-An Deng, Canadian badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Shanghai, China
  • Jun 26 Wendy Lucero-Schayes, US diver (Olympic-92), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jun 27 Stephen Peterson, Conn, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 27 Johnny Benson, American NASCAR driver
  • Jun 28 Allen Pitts, CFL slot back (Calgary Stampeders)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 28 Frank "Home Run" Baker, (hit 2 HRs in 1911 world series) dies at 77