On This Day

June 7, 1989 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • 1st Baseball game to start outdoors & end indoors, as Toronto Blue Jays stadium closes roof during game at 8:48, & beat Brewers 4-2
  • 23 year old olympic barefoot South African runner Zola Budd retires

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Wayne Gretzky wins his 9th NHL Hart (MVP) Trophy in 10 years

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

Deaths in Sport

  • Chico Landi, Brazilian racing driver, dies at 81
  • Percy Stuart, Suriname/Dutch sports journalist, dies