July 1965 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jul 1 Dutch clubs Sportclub Enschede & Enschedese Boys merge to form FC Twente '65 FC (2009-10 Eredivisie champions)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 2 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roy Emerson scores second consecutive title win over fellow Australian Fred Stolle 6-2, 6-4, 6-4

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 2 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Australian Margaret Smith beats Maria Bueno of Brazil 6-4, 7-5, her second of 3 Wimbledon singles titles

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno
  • Jul 4 US Open Women's Golf, Atlantic City CC: Carol Mann wins by 2 shots from fellow American Kathy Cornelius
  • Jul 9 94th British Golf Open: Peter Thomson shoots a 285 at Royal Birkdale
  • Jul 13 36th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 at Metropolitan Stadium, Minnesota
  • Jul 13 All star MVP: Juan Marichal (SF Giant)
  • Jul 14 52nd Tour de France won by Felice Gimondi of Italy

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jul 18 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Yankee Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Jul 20 NY Yankee pitcher Mel Stottlemyre hits an inside-the-park grand slam
  • Jul 23 Dick Stuart homers in a major league-record 23rd different park
  • Jul 24 Casey Stengel resigns as manager of NY Mets
  • Jul 25 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Tournament
  • Jul 29 Major league record 26 strikeouts, Phillies (16), Pirates (10)
  • Jul 30 Milwaukee manager Bobby Bragan says his pitchers threw 75 to 80 spitballs in a 9-2 loss to the Giants

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 1 Gary Schofield, British Rugby League five-eighth (Great Britain 46, England 3 caps), born in Leeds, England
  • Jul 3 Arno Hofstede, Dutch soccer player (Willem II, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Jul 3 Dan Land, NFL cornerback/safety (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jul 3 Greg Vaughn, outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers, SD Padres), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jul 3 Vinson Smith, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • Jul 4 Eva Dahllöf, Swedish golfer (1995 McCall's Classic-18th), born in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
  • Jul 4 Harvey Grant, American NBA forward (Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Wizards), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Jul 4 John Frawley, Australian tennis star, born in Redcliffe, Australia
  • Jul 4 Shelley Oates, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jul 4 Suzanne Peta Strudwick, Knutsford England, golfer (1995 British Open-7th)
  • Jul 5 Lucy Han, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-7th-1994), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jul 6 Tim Camargo, American jockey, born in Kennewick, Washington
  • Jul 9 Bob Hess Jr, horse trainer
  • Jul 10 Buddy Groom, pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 10 Scott Michael McCarron, PGA golfer (1995 Las Vegas-3rd), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jul 11 Tony Cottee, English footballer
  • Jul 11 Ernesto Hoost, Dutch kickboxer
  • Jul 12 Michael Stewart, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)
  • Jul 12 Russ Bertram, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Jul 12 Sanjay Manjrekar, cricketer (son of Vijay Indian middle-order batsman)
  • Jul 14 Reina Olea, female jockey
  • Jul 15 Kirt Manwaring, Elmira NY, catcher (SF Giants)
  • Jul 15 Scott Livingstone, infielder (SD Padres, Det Tigers), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 15 Tom Dvorak, Canadian equestrian dressage (Olympics 1996), born in Braunschwieg, Germany
  • Jul 16 Charles Smith, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Jul 16 Claude Lemieux, Canadian NHL forward (Team Canada, Colorado), born in Buckingham, Quebec, Canada
  • Jul 17 Ken Evraire, CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jul 18 Robert Holland, CFL defensive back (BC Lions)
  • Jul 18 Yugi Iga, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
  • Jul 19 Kathleen Raine, equestrian dressage (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 19 Stuart Scott, American sportscaster
  • Jul 21 Mike Bordick, Marquette MI, infielder (Oakland A's)
  • Jul 21 Gudni Bergsson, Icelandic footballer
  • Jul 21 Jovy Marcelo, Filipino racing driver (d. 1992)
  • Jul 22 Alondra Johnson, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jul 22 Doug Riesenberg, NFL tackle (NY Giants)
  • Jul 23 Brett Faryniarz, American NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers), born in Carmichael, California
  • Jul 24 Andrew Gaze, Australian basketball player (Olympics 1984, 88, 92, 96)
  • Jul 24 Brian Blades, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jul 24 Joe Oliver, catcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jul 25 Torey Lovullo, American baseball infielder (Oakland A's), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jul 27 José Luis Chilavert, Paraguayan footballer, born in Luque, Paraguay
  • Jul 29 Doug Burden, rower (Olympic 5th 1988, 92, 96), born in Rutland, Vermont
  • Jul 29 Henry James, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Jul 29 Karen Doell, Winkler Manitoba, softball 2nd baseman (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 29 Luis Alicea, Santurce Puerto Rico, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Jul 30 Tim Munton, English cricketer (England pace bowler in two Tests 1992), born in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
  • Jul 31 Scott Brooks, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jul 1 Wally Hammond, England cricket batsman (7,249 Test runs @ 58.45), dies of a heart attack at 62
  • Jul 7 Bill Hitch, England cricket fast-bowler (7 Tests 1911-21), dies