On This Day

July 8, 1990 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Brewers beat Angels 20-7, including 13 in 5th inning
  • FIFA World Cup Final, Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy: 85th minute penalty by Andreas Brehme gives West Germany, 1-0 win over Argentina
  • Trailing 7-0, Brewers tie Angels & then score 13 in 5th to win 20-7

Sport awardWimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Boris Becker 6-2, 6-2, 3-6, 3-6, 6-4 for his 2nd Wimbledon singles crown

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker

Deaths in Sport

  • Malcolm Hilton, English cricket slow left-arm (4 Tests), dies at 61