June 27, 1986 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • American tennis player Anne White shocks Wimbledon by wearing a white, one-piece, lycra body suit in 1st round match against Pam Shriver; wears regular outfit after rain break
  • Robby Thompson (SF Giants) sets record, caught stealing 4 times in 1 game

Birthdays in Sport

  • LaShawn Merritt, American sprinter, born in Portsmouth, Virginia

Deaths in Sport

  • Don Rogers, of Cleveland Browns, dies of cocaine poisoning
  • George Nepia, New Zealand rugby player, dies at 81