June 1967 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 3 99th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Damascus wins in 2:28.8

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 3 66th Men's French Championships: Roy Emerson beats Tony Roche (6-1, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche
Tennis Player and Coach
Tony Roche
  • Jun 3 66th Women's French Championships: Francoise Durr beats Lesley Turner (4-6, 6-3, 6-4)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 4 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA St Louis Women's Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Jun 7 NY Yankees draft Ron Blomberg #1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 11 A. J. Foyt and Dan Gurney drive a Ford to victory in Le Mans

Racing Car Driver A. J. Foyt
Racing Car Driver
A. J. Foyt
  • Jun 11 Chicago Cubs (7) & NY Mets (4) tie record of 11 HRs in a game

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 11 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Jun 12 Washington Senators beat Chicago White Sox 6-5 in 22 innings

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 18 67th US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots 275 at Baltusrol GC NJ

  • Jun 18 Houston Don Wilson no-hits Atlanta Braves, 2-0
  • Jun 18 Susie Maxwell wins LPGA Milwaukee Jaycee Golf Open

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 20 Muhammad Ali convicted of refusing induction into armed services

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • Jun 20 Phillies Larry Jackson beats NY Mets for 18th straight time
  • Jun 21 Yanks take 5-3 lead in 11th & lose 6-5, in 2nd game Red Sox lead 3-2 in 9th & Yanks beat them 6-3
  • Jun 25 Carol Mann wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Invitational
  • Jun 30 Phillies Cookie Rojas pitches, plays 9th position since joining Phils

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 1 Carlos van Wanrooy, soccer player (NEC)
  • Jun 1 Olivier Delaitre, Metz France, tennis star (1991 Guaruja Doubles)
  • Jun 1 Vernon Turner, WLAF WR (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Jun 2 Mike Evans, WLAF DL (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Jun 2 Mike Stanton, American pitcher (NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jun 2 Randy Hilliard, NFL cornerback (Denver Broncos)
  • Jun 3 Tamas Darnyi, Hungarian backstroke swimmer (Oly-gold-88, 92)
  • Jun 3 William "Bill" Carlucci, rower (Olympics-bronze-96), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 4 Rick Wilkins, American baseball catcher (Houston Astros), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jun 4 Scott Servais, catcher (Chicago Cubs), born in La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Jun 4 Simon Sheldon-Collins, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)
  • Jun 5 Joe Deloach, American 200m runner (Olympic gold 1988)
  • Jun 5 Matt Bullard, NBA forward (Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks)
  • Jun 5 Ray Lankford, Modesto California, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Jun 6 Michael Timpson, NFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jun 6 Wasim Haider, cricketer (member Pakistan's 1992 World Cup squad)
  • Jun 7 Terance Mathis, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jun 8 Kathryn Marshall, Dundee Scotland, LPGA golfer (1995 Jamie Farr)
  • Jun 8 Stephane Simian, French tennis star
  • Jun 8 Willie Williams, WLAF tight end (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Jun 9 Robert Reading, 110m hurdler, born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jun 11 John Doherty, American NLB pitcher, born in the Bronx, New York
  • Jun 11 Mario Chitarroni, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
  • Jun 12 Neil Maxwell, cricketer (all-rounder for Fiji 1990, Victoria & NSW)
  • Jun 13 Darren Baker, Chambersburg PA, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • Jun 14 Ante Mise, Yugoslav soccer player (Hajduk Split/Vitesse)
  • Jun 14 Dedrick Dodge, NFL safety (SF 49ers, Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Jun 14 Wendy Lian Williams, US diver (Olympic bronze 88, 92), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jun 17 Keith Sims, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins)
  • Jun 17 Pearl Sinn, LPGA golfer
  • Jun 17 Robyn Meagher, Antigonish Nova Scotia, 5k runner (Olympics-96)
  • Jun 17 Terry Davis, NBA forward/center (Dallas Mavericks, Wash Wizards)
  • Jun 20 Pat Jablonski, Toledo, NHL goalie (Montreal Canadiens)
  • Jun 21 Derrick Coleman, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Jun 21 Michele Smith, Califon NJ, softball pitcher (Olympics-gold-96)
  • Jun 21 Robert Drummond, CFL running back (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Jun 22 Al Carlay, US fencer-foil (Olympics-96), born in Manila, Philippines
  • Jun 22 Eric Green, NFL tight end (Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens)
  • Jun 22 Mark van Hintum, soccer player (Willem II)
  • Jun 23 Derrick Walker, NFL tight end (KC Chiefs)
  • Jun 24 Bill Huard, Welland, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)
  • Jun 24 Olaf Hampel, WLAF offensive linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy, Rhein Fire)
  • Jun 25 Brian Wanek, Mequon Wis, speed skater (Olympics-1994)
  • Jun 25 Joan Smith, biathelete (Olympics-1994), born in Rochester, New York
  • Jun 25 Roshan Jurangpathy, cricketer (2 Tests for Sri Lanka 1985-86)
  • Jun 27 Lester Archambeau, NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jun 27 Michelle Torres, tennis star, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 28 Anthony Smith, NFL defensive end (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jun 28 Matt Karchner, pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Berwick, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 29 John Wehner, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 30 Rudi Steyn, cricketer (South African opening batsman 1995)
  • Jun 30 Sheila Hudson, US triple jumper (US record 1992)

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 24 NFL Footballer and later criminal O.J. Simpson (19) marries Marguerite Whitley

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 25 MLB pitcher Nolan Ryan (20) weds his high school sweetheart Ruth Holdorff (18)

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 12 Bombardier Billy Wells [William Thomas Wells], English heavyweight boxer (Lionsdale Belt, 1911), dies at 79
  • Jun 14 Eddie Eagan, American sportsman (b. 1897)
  • Jun 15 Edward Eagan, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32), dies at 69
  • Jun 18 Beat Fehr, Swiss racing driver (b. 1942)
  • Jun 18 Giacomo Russo, Italian racing driver (b. 1937)
  • Jun 26 Errol Hunte, cricketer (WI batsman in 3 Tests v England 1930), dies
  • Jun 29 Primo Carnera, Italian boxer (b. 1906)