June 1964 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 4 LA Dodger Sandy Koufax 3rd no-hitter beats Phil Phillies, 3-0
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 9 Jack Nicklaus wins British Open golf tournament

  • Jun 13 Basil Heatley runs world record marathon (2:13:55)
  • Jun 14 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
  • Jun 19 Cambuur Leeuwarden BVO soccer team forms in Leeuwarden
  • Jun 20 64th US Golf Open: Ken Venturi shoots a 278 at Congressional CC MD

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 21 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Lady Carling Eastern Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Jun 21 Phillies Jim Bunning pitches perfect game (Mets) on Fathers day, in 2nd game of DH, Mets get 3 hits, 3 being fewest hits in NL DH
  • Jun 21 UEFA European Championship: Spain defeat Soviet Union 2-1 in Madrid
  • Jun 28 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Waldemar Golf Open

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 1 Rashid Patel, cricketer (Indian pace bowler, Lamba incident)
  • Jun 3 Nelson Liriano, Puerto Plata Dom Rep, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Jun 4 Steve Searcy, baseball player
  • 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, cricketer (Sri Lankan pace bowler in 9 Tests 1986-91)
  • 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
  • Jun 12 Peter Such, cricketer (England off-spinner 1993-)
  • Jun 12 Derek Higgins, Irish racing driver
  • Jun 13 Jennifer Gillom, WNBA center/forward (Phoenix Mercury/Olympic gold 1988)
  • Jun 13 Sarunas Marciulionis, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
  • Jun 14 Jamie Dukes, NFL center (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Jun 14 Randall Thompson, Halifax Nova Scotia, boxer (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 15 Michael Laudrup, Danish footballer
  • Jun 17 Michael Gross, West Germany, swimmer (Olympic-2 world records-1984)
  • Jun 17 Steve Rhodes, cricketer (England wicket-keeper 1994-95)
  • Jun 17 Rinaldo Capello, Italian racing driver
  • Jun 18 Thanh Nguyen, Saigon Vietnam, 141 lbs US weightlifter (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 19 David Freedman, cricketer (NSW left-arm Chinese bowler since 1990)
  • Jun 20 Najee Mustafaa, NFL cornerback (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jun 20 Paul David Goydos, PGA golfer (1994 BC Open-7th), 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, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)
  • Jun 25 Phil Emery, cricketer (NSW wicket-keeper, Australia 1994)
  • Jun 26 Alison Wyeth, Isle 1.5k/5k runner, born in West Middlesex, England
  • Jun 26 Pamela Wright, Scotland, LPGA golfer (1995 Jamie Farr Toledo-3rd)
  • Jun 27 Chuck Person, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Jun 28 Bryan Barker, NFL punter (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Jacksonville Beach, Florida
  • Jun 28 Stephanie Maynor, Chester England, golfer (1995 PING Welch's-13th)
  • Jun 28 Susan Mascarin, American tennis player, born in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan
  • Jun 29 Pepper Johnson, NFL linebacker (NY Giants, Cleveland Browns)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 7 Charlie Llewellyn, cricketer (544 runs in 15 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • Jun 26 Leo Dandurand, American-born Canadian sports executive (b. 1889)