June 1963 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 23 US Open Golf, The Country Club : Julius Boros wins 2nd Open in playoff with Arnold Palmer and Jacky Cupit

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 23 LPGA Western Open Golf, Maple Bluff CC: Mickey Wright defends title by 9 shots from Kathy Whitworth; 10th major

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • 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

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, double scull rower (Olympics 1996), born in Wanganui, New Zealand
  • Jun 12 Philippe Bugalski, French rally driver (d. 2012)
  • 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), born in Washington D.C.
  • 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, Canadian ice hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • Jun 25 Mike Stanley, American baseball player (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, American diver (Olympic-92), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jun 27 Stephen Peterson, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 27 Johnny Benson Jr., American NASCAR driver, born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 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