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June 1964 in Sports History

Events in Sport


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Jun 4 LA Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax tosses his 3rd career no-hitter; beats Phillies, 3-0 in Philadelphia

Baseball Pitcher Sandy Koufax
Baseball Pitcher
Sandy Koufax
  • Jun 4 Test Cricket debut of Geoff Boycott v Australia at Trent Bridge, 48
  • Jun 6 96th Belmont: Manuel Ycaza aboard Quadrangle wins in 2:28.6
  • Jun 13 Basil Heatley runs world record marathon (2:13:55)
  • Jun 19 Cambuur Leeuwarden BVO soccer team forms in Leeuwarden
  • Jun 20 US Open Men's Golf, Congressional CC: Ken Venturi wins his only major title, 4 strokes ahead of runner-up Tommy Jacobs
  • Jun 21 Phillies pitcher Jim Bunning hurls a perfect game as Philadelphia beats the New York Mets, 6-0 on Fathers Day at Shea Stadium
  • Jun 21 UEFA European Championship Final, Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid, Spain: Marcelino scores the winner as Spain beats Soviet Union, 2-1

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 3 Nelson Liriano, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Jun 4 Steve Searcy, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Jun 5 Laura Charameda, Marshall Mich, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 7 Caroline Anne Hare, 5k/10k (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Jun 7 Graeme Labrooy, Sri Lankan cricket fast bowler (9 Tests, 27 wickets; 44 ODIs; chairman of selectors; international match referee), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Jun 8 Butch [Harry Lee] Reynolds Jr, 4X400m runner, born in Akron, Ohio
  • Jun 8 Nelli [Antoinette HC] Fiere-Cooman, Neth, runner (WR 60 m in 7.00)
  • Jun 9 Wayman Tisdale, NBA center/forward (Phoenix Suns)
  • Jun 11 Kim Gallagher, 800m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 11 Jean Alesi, French Formula One driver, born in Avignon, Vaucluse, France
  • Jun 12 Peter Such, English cricketer (England off-spinner 1993-), born in Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
  • Jun 12 Derek Higgins, Irish racing driver, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jun 13 Jennifer Gillom, American WNBA center and forward (Phoenix Mercury/Olympic gold 1988), born in Abbeville, Mississippi
  • Jun 13 Šarūnas Marčiulionis, Lithuanian NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
  • Jun 14 Jamie Dukes, American NFL center (Arizona Cardinals), born in Schenectady, New York
  • Jun 15 Michael Laudrup, Danish footballer
  • Jun 17 Michael Gross, German swimmer (3 Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Jun 17 Steve Rhodes, English cricketer (England wicket-keeper 1994-95), born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England
  • Jun 17 Rinaldo Capello, Italian racing driver, born in Asti, Italy
  • Jun 18 Thanh Nguyen, American 141 lbs US weightlifter (Olympics 1996), born in Saigon, Vietnam
  • Jun 19 David Freedman, cricketer (NSW left-arm Chinese bowler since 1990)
  • Jun 20 Najee Mustafaa, NFL cornerback (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jun 20 Paul Goydos, American golfer (4th 59 in PGA history 2010), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 20 Pierfrancesco Chili, Italian motorcycle racer
  • Jun 22 Greg Anderson, NBA forward/center (San Antonio Spurs, Atlanta Hawks)
  • Jun 22 Mark Royals, NFL punter (New Orleans Saints, Detroit Lions)
  • Jun 22 Nico Jalink, Dutch soccer player (Sparta, NAC)
  • Jun 23 Yun Lou, Chinese gymnast
  • Jun 24 Gary Suter, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks, USA), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Jun 25 Dell Curry, American basketball guard and broadcaster (NBA Sixth Man of The Year 1994; Charlotte Hornets all-time points leader [9,839]), born in Harrisonburg, Virginia
  • Jun 25 Phil Emery, Australian cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper, Australia 1994), born in St Ives, New South Wales, Australia
  • Jun 26 Alison Wyeth, Isle 1.5k/5k runner, born in West Middlesex, England
  • Jun 26 Pamela Wright, Scottish golfer (US Open 9-hole record with 30 1994), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Jun 27 Chuck Person, American NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), born in Brantley, Alabama
  • Jun 28 Bryan Barker, NFL punter (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Jacksonville Beach, Florida
  • Jun 28 Susan Mascarin, American tennis player, born in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan
  • Jun 29 Pepper Johnson, American NFL linebacker (NY Giants, Cleveland Browns), born in Detroit, Michigan

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 7 Charlie Llewellyn, South African cricketer (544 runs in 15 Tests for South Africa), dies at 87