June 1965 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 1 Robert Manry begins his 78 day voyage to sail a 13.5-foot yacht "Tinkerbelle" across the Atlantic Ocean
  • Jun 5 97th Belmont: John Sellers aboard Hail to All wins in 2:28.6

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 6 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Blue Grass Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Jun 6 Yankees Tom Tresh bangs 3 consecutive HRs beating White Sox 12-0
  • Jun 12 Morio Shigematsu runs world record marathon (2:12:00)
  • Jun 13 Susie Maxwell wins LPGA Western Golf Open
  • Jun 14 Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney no-hits NY Mets but loses in 11, 1-0
  • Jun 15 Denny McLain in relief strikesout 1st 7 batters faced & record 14 in 6 2/3 innings, Bill Freehan ties catcher record of 19 putouts
  • Jun 20 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 21 65th US Golf Open: Gary Player shoots 282 at Bellerive CC in St Louis

Golfer Gary Player
Golfer
Gary Player
  • Jun 22 Freddie Trueman ends his Test cricket career, v NZ at Lord's
  • Jun 27 Carol Mann wins LPGA Carling Golf Open
  • Jun 30 NFL grants Atlanta Falcons a franchise

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 1 Dan Quinn, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Jun 2 Mark Waugh, Australian cricketer (twin of Steve)
  • Jun 2 Steve Waugh, Australian cricket captain
  • Jun 4 Andrea Jaeger, tennis player (retired as a teenager), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 4 Beau Allred, baseball player
  • Jun 4 Jonathan Canter, tennis star, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 4 Kurt Stillwell, infielder (Texas Rangers), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 4 Tim Perry, NBA forward (NJ Nets)
  • Jun 4 Mick Doohan, Australian motorcycle racer
  • Jun 5 Bob Probert, Windsor, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Jun 5 Edward Hartman, Skalica CZE, hockey goalie (Team Slovakia)
  • Jun 6 Sally McDermid, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Jun 6 Wendy Wiebe, St Catharines Ontario, rower (Olympics 1996)

Person of interestCam Neely

Jun 6 Cam Neely, NHL forward (Boston Bruins), born in Comox, British Columbia

NHL Star Cam Neely
NHL Star
Cam Neely
  • Jun 8 Kevin Ritz, Eatonstown NJ, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • Jun 9 Jeff Williams, beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jun 10 Claudio Mezzadri, Swiss tennis star
  • Jun 11 Anthony Painter, Milton NSW, Australian golfer
  • Jun 11 Joe Cain, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jun 12 Gwen Torrence, Lithonia GA, 100m/200m/400m (Olympics 2 gold-92, 96)
  • Jun 13 Maninder Singh, cricketer (Indian leftarm spinner in 35 Tests 1982-93)
  • Jun 15 David Bolton, Guyana, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Lando Mem Amateur)
  • Jun 16 J. J. Birden, American NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jun 16 Johannes Harisch, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Jun 17 Dan Jansen, West Allis Wisc, speed skater (Olympic gold 1984, 88, 92)
  • Jun 17 Danny McManus, CFL quarterback (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Jun 17 Dermontti Dawson, NFL center (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jun 17 Gianluca Pozzi, Bari Italy, tennis star (1991 Brisbane)
  • Jun 17 Mike Magnante, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 17 Ray Seals, NFL defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers)
  • Jun 19 Karen Davies, Wrexham N Wales, golfer (1991 PING-Cellular One-6th)
  • Jun 22 Ľubomír Moravčík, Slovakian footballer
  • Jun 23 John "Chip" McKibben II, Balboa Island California, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 23 Leith Wastle, Benalla VIC, Australian golfer
  • Jun 23 Peter O'Malley, Bathurst NSW, Australian golfer
  • Jun 24 Patrick Jeffrey, diver (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Jun 24 Shane Churla, Fernie, NHL right wing (LA Kings, NY Rangers)
  • Jun 24 Uwe Krupp, NHL defenceman (Colo Avalanche, Germany 98), born in Cologne, Germany
  • Jun 28 Michele Timms, WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury, Olympics 1988, 96)
  • Jun 29 Paul Jarvis, cricketer (England pace bowler 1988-93)
  • Jun 30 Mitch Richmond, NBA guard (Sac Kings, Olympic gold 1988, 96), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Jun 30 Steve Duchesne, Sept-iles, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)
  • Jun 30 Gary Pallister, English footballer

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 19 NBA forward Bob Pettit (32) weds Carole Crowell in Alexandria, Louisiana

NBA Forward Bob Pettit
NBA Forward
Bob Pettit

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestCurly Lambeau

Jun 1 Curly Lambeau, First coach of the Green Bay Packers, dies of a heart attack at 67

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau