July 1964 in Sport

Events in Sport


Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 3 78th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Stolle (64 12-10 46 63)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 4 71st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maria Bueno beats Margaret Court (64 79 63)

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno
  • Jul 7 35th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-4 at Shea Stadium, New York
  • Jul 7 All star MVP: John Callison (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Jul 10 93rd British Golf Open: Tony Lema shoots a 279 at St Andrews

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 12 19th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Jul 14 51st Tour de France won by Jacques Anquetil of France
  • Jul 19 46th PGA Championship: Bobby Nichols shoots a 271 at Columbus CC Ohio
  • Jul 19 Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Yankee Women's Golf Open
  • Jul 21 Mildred Simpson runs female world record marathon (3:19:33)
  • Jul 26 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Women's Golf Open

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 1 Mike Twardoski, baseball player
  • Jul 2 DeAnne Hemmens, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 2 Joe Magrane, baseball player
  • Jul 2 Jose Canseco, outfielder (Oak A's, Red Sox, 1988 AL MVP), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Jul 2 Shannon Ritter, jockey
  • Jul 2 Ozzie Canseco, Cuban-born American baseball player
  • Jul 3 Warren Newson, Newnan GA, outfielder (Texas Rangers)
  • Jul 4 Kevin Sutherland, American professional golfer, born in Sacramento, California
  • Jul 4 Cle Kooiman, American soccer player
  • Jul 5 Salim Raza, UAE cricket all-rounder (1996 World Cup)
  • Jul 6 Lillie Leatherwood, Northport Ala, 4X400m relayer (Olympic gold 1984)
  • Jul 8 Alexei Gusarov, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jul 9 Ronnie Grandison, NBA forward (NY Knicks)
  • Jul 9 Scott Rachal Verplank, PGA golfer (1985 Western Open), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 10 Felipe Martinez, jockey
  • Jul 10 Urban Meyer, American football coach
  • Jul 10 Wilfried Peeters, Belgian cyclist
  • Jul 11 Earl Jones, Inkster Mich, 800m runner (Olympic bronze 1984)
  • Jul 13 Utpal Chatterjee, cricketer (Bengal slow left-arm bowler)
  • Jul 14 Barbara Chiu, Canada table tennis player (Olympic 33-92, 96), born in Guangzhou, China
  • Jul 14 Brett J Ogle, Paddington Austral, PGA golfer (1993 AT&T Pebble Beach)
  • Jul 14 Jack Kay Jr, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Singapore Open), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jul 16 Miguel Indurain, Spanish cyclist (Tour de France winner 1991-95)
  • Jul 19 Gina Procaccio, Drexel Hills Pennsylvania, 5k runner
  • Jul 19 Teresa Edwards, Cairo GA, basketball forward (Olympic gold 1984, 88,92,96)
  • Jul 20 Murray Craven, Medicine Hat, NHL left wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Jul 22 Rafael Addison, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)
  • Jul 23 Greg Best, Equestrian athlete (Olympic silver 1988, 92), born in Lynchburg, Virginia

Person of interestBarry Bonds

Jul 24 Barry Bonds, American baseball left fielder (Pirates, SF Giants, 7X MVP), born in Riverside, California

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds
  • Jul 24 Erminia Russo, Kelowna BC, volleyball player (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 24 Teri Schroeder, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13-1993), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Jul 25 Jose Bautista, Bani Dom Rep, pitcher (SF Giants)
  • Jul 25 Tony Granato, Downers Grove, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
  • Jul 28 Bruce Wilkerson, NFL tackle (Jaguars, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Jul 28 Dave Alexander, NFL center (NY Jets)
  • Jul 30 J├╝rgen Klinsmann, German footballer and manager

Deaths in Sport

  • Jul 2 Glenn "Fireball" Roberts, biggest NASCAR money winner, dies in crash
  • Jul 12 William Solomon, South African cricketer (Test 1898-99), dies
  • Jul 26 Francis Curzon, 5th Earl Howe, British politician, naval officer and racing driver (b. 1884)
  • Jul 29 Vean Gregg, American baseball player (b. 1885)