June 8, 1969 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 68th Women's French Open: Margaret Court beats Ann Jones (6-1, 4-6, 6-3)
  • French Open Men's Tennis: Rod Laver wins second leg of his 2nd Grand Slam; beats fellow Australian Ken Rosewall 6-4, 6-3, 6-4

Event of interestEvent of Interest

MLB ledgend Mickey Mantle gives his farewell retirement speech during "Mickey Mantle Day" at Yankee Stadium, 60,096 see #7 retired

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Birthdays in Sport

  • Glenn Rogers Jr, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Laurel Martin, Hummelstown PA, field hockey forward (Olympics 1996)