July 1965 in Sport

Events in Sport


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
  • 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 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, San Diego 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 (San Diego 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
  • Jul 30 Alan Washbond, American 2-man bobsledder (Olympic gold 1932), dies at 65