June 1973 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 3 Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Sealy-Faberge Golf Classic

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 3 72nd Men's French Open: Ilie Năstase beats Nikola Pilic (6-3, 6-3, 6-0)

Tennis Champion Ilie Năstase
Tennis Champion
Ilie Năstase

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 3 72nd Women's French Open: Margaret Court beats Chris Evert (6-7, 7-6, 6-4)

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • Jun 7 Rangers draft Texas high school pitcher David Clyde #1
  • Jun 9 105th Belmont: Ron Turcotte aboard Secretariat wins in 2:24, becoming the 1st Triple Crown winner in 25 years

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 10 19th LPGA Championship won by Mary Mills

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer
Mary Mills
  • Jun 12 Close finish at Trent Bridge, NZ Cricket need 479 to win, all out 440
  • Jun 13 Garvey, Lopes, Cey & Russell play together for 1st time, set record of staying together as an infield for 8½ years (LA Dodgers)
  • Jun 17 1st du Maurier Golf Classic (La Canadienne): Jocelyne Bourassa
  • Jun 17 73rd US Golf Open: Johnny Miller shoots a 279 at Oakmont CC PA
  • Jun 18 NCAA makes urine testing mandatory for participants

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 19 Pete Rose & Willie Davis both get career hit # 2,000

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • Jun 20 Chicago's Cy Acosta is 1st AL pitcher to bat since DH rule (strikeout)
  • Jun 20 SF Giants Bobby Bonds sets NL record with 22 lead off HRs
  • Jun 23 Phillies Ken Brett 4th consecutive game HR in which he pitched
  • Jun 24 Susie Berning wins LPGA Heritage Village Golf Open

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Jun 28 Black Sports Hall of Fame forms: Paul Robeson, Elgin Baylor, Jesse Owens, Jim Brown, Wilma Rudolph, Joe Louis & Althea Gibson elected

NBA Forward Elgin Baylor
NBA Forward
Elgin Baylor
NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 1 Jeffrey Schiebler, New Westminster BC, 10k/steeplechase (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 1 Ray Carey, American 200m butterfly (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 1 Frederik Deburghgraeve, Belgian swimmer
  • Jun 1 Derek Lowe, American baseball player
  • Jun 2 Jayantha Silva, cricketer (Sri Lankan Test left-arm spinner 1995)
  • Jun 3 Charles Emanuel, American NFL safety (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Indiantown, Florida
  • Jun 3 Sargis Sargsian, Yerevan Armenia, tennis star (1995 NCAA)
  • Jun 4 Antonio Anderson, defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jun 4 Corey Walker, running back (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jun 4 Doug Colman, linebacker (NY Giants)
  • Jun 4 Sir Mawn Wilson, NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Jun 5 Brady Smith, defensive end (New Orleans Saints)
  • Jun 5 Clay Williams, WLAF OL (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Jun 5 Sean Moran, defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
  • Jun 5 Lamon Brewster, American boxer
  • Jun 6 Ashfaq Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistan pace bowler 1993-)
  • Jun 6 Jamie Wilson, tackle (Carolina Panthers)
  • Jun 6 Jon Hesse, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Jun 6 Olindo Mare, kicker (Miami Dolphins)
  • Jun 7 Napoleon Kaufman, NFL running back (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jun 7 Robert Barr, NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jun 8 Bryant Reeves, NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Jun 8 Michael Sheldon, NFL offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
  • Jun 9 Chris Villarrial, center/guard (Chicago Bears)
  • Jun 9 Grant Marshall, Mississauga, NHL right wing (Dallas Stars)
  • Jun 9 Orlondo Steinauer, CFL cornerback (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jun 9 Tedy Bruschi, linebacker (New England Patriots)
  • Jun 10 Brandon Sanders, safety (NY Giants)
  • Jun 10 Carl Kidd, NFL defensive back (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jun 10 Wade Miller, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Jun 10 Pokey Reese, American baseball player
  • Jun 11 Lance Johnstone, defensive end (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jun 11 Tony McKenzie, WLAF guard (London Monarchs)
  • Jun 12 Hanna Riikka Nieminen, ice hockey right wing (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • Jun 12 Jason Caffey, NBA forward (Chicago Bulls)
  • Jun 12 Rick Plum, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC, MVV)
  • Jun 12 Takis Fyssas, Greek footballer
  • Jun 13 Ines Gorrochategui, Cordoba Arg, tennis star (1991 Futures-Brindisi)
  • Jun 13 Kano Hills, tackle (New Orleans Saints)
  • Jun 13 Sam Adams, NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jun 14 Daniel Marsh, cricketer (son of Rod South Aust slow lefty since 1993)
  • Jun 14 Sam Shade, NFL strong safety (Cin Bengals)
  • Jun 14 Sami Kapanen, Vantaa Fin, NHL left wing (Whalers, Carolina, Olympic bronze 1998)
  • Jun 14 Stepfret Williams, wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jun 15 Dean McAmmond, Grand Cache, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • Jun 15 Matt Stevens, safety (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jun 15 Tore André Flo, Norwegian footballer
  • Jun 16 Shannon Myers, CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Jun 16 Nikos Machlas, Greek footballer
  • Jun 17 Leander Paes, Indian tennis player
  • Jun 18 Rayna Stewart, safety/cornerback (Tennessee Oilers)
  • Jun 18 Tracy Noonan, Lawrence Mass, soccer goalkeeper (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 18 Alexandros Papadimitriou, Greek hammer thrower
  • Jun 19 Arne van de Berg, soccer player (Willem II)
  • Jun 19 Jahine Arnold, wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jun 19 Yasuhiko Yabuta, Japanese baseball player
  • Jun 21 Alyson Annan, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jun 21 Merlakia Jones, WNBA guard/forward (Cleveland Rockers)
  • Jun 21 Sammie Burroughs, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jun 22 Benjamin Fairbrother, CFL offensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Jun 22 Cory Alexander, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Jun 23 Mark Larsen, Danish gallop jockey
  • Jun 24 Jere Lehtinen, Espoo Fin, NHL right wing (Dallas Stars, Olympic bronze 1998)
  • Jun 24 Michael Cheever, corner (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Jun 25 Milan Hnilicka, hockey goaltender (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998)
  • Jun 25 Rene Corbet, Victoriaville, NHL left wing (Colorado Avalanche)
  • Jun 25 Whitney Post, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Wayland, Massachusetts
  • Jun 25 Jamie Redknapp, English footballer
  • Jun 26 Mischa Smoking, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
  • Jun 26 Reggie Brown, NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jun 27 Heath Irwin, guard (New England Patriots)
  • Jun 27 Jennifer Brundage, US softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Jun 27 Wendell Davis, cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jun 28 Alberto Berastegui, Spanish tennis player, born in Bilbao, Spain
  • Jun 28 Brian Maisonneuve, soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 28 Adrian Annus, Hungarian athlete, born in Szeged, Hungary
  • Jun 29 George Hincapie, road cyclist (Olympics-76th-92, 96), born in Queens, New York
  • Jun 30 Chan Ho Park, Kong Ju City Korea, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
  • Jun 30 Dodda Ganesh, cricketer (Karnataka & India pace bowler 1997)