July 1967 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jul 2 22nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Catherine Lacoste
  • Jul 4 Phillies Clay Dairymple ties NL record of 6 walks in doubleheader
  • Jul 7 81st Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John Newcombe beats W Bungert (63 61 61)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 8 74th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Anne Jones (63 64)

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 9 13th LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Jul 11 38th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 2-1 in 15 at Anaheim Stadium, CA
  • Jul 11 All star MVP: Tony Perez (Cincinnati Reds)
  • Jul 14 Astro Eddie Matthews hits his 500th HR off SF Giant Juan Marichal
  • Jul 15 Roberto DeVicenzo of Argentina wins golf's British Open
  • Jul 15 96th British Golf Open: Robert De Vicenzo shoots a 278 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 16 Mickey Wright wins Lady Carling Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Jul 22 Atlanta Braves use a record 5 pitchers in 9th inning
  • Jul 22 Carol Mann wins LPGA Supertest Ladies' Golf Open
  • Jul 23 54th Tour de France won by Roger Pingeon of France
  • Jul 24 49th PGA Championship: Don January shoots a 281 at Columbine CC Colo
  • Jul 24 Race riots in Detroit force postponement of Tigers-Orioles game
  • Jul 27 Helmond Sport soccer team forms

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 1 Dave Richardson, CFL tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jul 1 Mike Eastwood, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Jul 1 Tony Bennett, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jul 3 Brian Cashman, American major league baseball executive
  • Jul 4 Vinny Castilla, infielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Jul 5 Tim Worrell, pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Pasadena, California
  • Jul 6 David Whitmore, NFL strong safety (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jul 6 Omar Olivares, Mayaguez Puerto Rico, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • Jul 7 Alfred Jackson, CFL receiver (BC Lions)
  • Jul 7 Erik van der More, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • Jul 7 Tom Kristensen, Danish race car driver
  • Jul 10 Alfred Jackson, NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Jul 10 Virgil Breedveld, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
  • Jul 10 Tom Meents, American monster truck driver
  • Jul 11 Andy Ashby, pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jul 11 Donne Wall, Potosi MO, pitcher (Houston Astros)
  • Jul 12 Bruny Surin, Cap Haitien Haiti, Canadian 4X100m sprinter (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Jul 12 Joan Pitcock, LPGA golfer (1995 Standard Register PING-3rd), born in Fresno, California
  • Jul 13 Pat Rapp, Jennings LA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • Jul 13 Tony Massenburg, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Jul 14 Glen Scrivener, CFL defensive tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Jul 14 Hashan Tillekeratne, cricketer (Sri Lanka wicket-keeper/batsman)
  • Jul 14 Leonardo Lavalle, Mexican tennis star
  • Jul 14 Robin Ventura, infielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Santa Maria, California
  • Jul 15 Carnell Lake, NFL strong safety (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jul 16 Roger Duffy, NFL guard/center (NY Jets)
  • Jul 17 Kevin Pritchard, NBA guard (Washington Bullets)
  • Jul 17 Pearl Sinn, Seoul Korea, LPGA golfer (1995 LPGA Corning Classic-35th)
  • Jul 18 Jeff Lageman, NFL defensive end (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Jul 19 Christian Bergstrom, Swedish tennis star
  • Jul 19 Dale Hurley Jr, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 20 Akihito Sugisawa, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
  • Jul 20 Ian Beckles, NFL guard (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Jul 20 Jon Normile, fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 21 Lance Painter, Bedford England, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • Jul 21 Tore Meinecke, West Germany, tennis star
  • Jul 22 Andreas Motzkus, WLAF receiver (Rhein Fire)
  • Jul 22 Shawn Wilbourn, US decathlete
  • Jul 23 Nicole Jagerman, Netherlands, tennis star
  • Jul 25 Dave Jareckie, US biathelete (Olympics 1994), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Jul 25 Ed Sprague, Castro Valley CA, infielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • Jul 26 David McKenzie, Footscray VIC, Australian golfer
  • Jul 27 Craig Wolanin, Grosse Pointe, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)
  • Jul 27 Emiel van Eijkeren, soccer player (FC The Hague/NEC)
  • Jul 27 Jeff Novak, NFL tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Jul 27 Neil Smith, cricketer (Warwickshire & England A all-rounder)
  • Jul 28 Alex Galtcheniouk, hockey forward (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • Jul 31 Sean O'Neill, US Olympic table tennis player (Olympic-92), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Jul 31 Tony Massenburg, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 26 Cricketer Richie Benaud (35) weds second wife Daphne Surfleet in London

Cricketer and Commentator Richie Benaud
Cricketer and Commentator
Richie Benaud

Deaths in Sport

  • Jul 7 Jo Schlesser, French Formula One racing driver (b. 1928)
  • Jul 13 Tom Simpson, British cyclist (b. 1937)
  • Jul 21 Jimmy Foxx, baseball hall of famer (Det Tigers/534 HRs), dies at 59