1990 in Sport (Part 2)

Events in Sport

Events 101 - 200 of 288

  • May 15 Edmonton Oiler Klima beats Boston Bruins in 6th period
  • May 18 Cubs Ryne Sandberg ends 2nd baseman record 123 errorless game streak

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 18 Jari Kurri sets a record for scoring in a Stanley Cup Finals game, registering three goals and two assists vs the Boston Bruins

NHL Star Jari Kurri
NHL Star
Jari Kurri
  • May 19 115th Preakness: Pat Day aboard Summer Squall wins in 1:53.6
  • May 20 Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Planters Pat Bradley Golf International

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

May 22 Andre Dawson receives a record 5 intentional walks in a game

MLB Star Andre Dawson
MLB Star
Andre Dawson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 22 Deion Sanders becomes involved in a dispute with Chicago White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk, one of the most infamous incidents of Sanders' baseball career

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
NFL Legend
Deion Sanders
  • May 23 NY Yankees hit 6 home runs to beat Minnesota Twins 12-0
  • May 23 34th European Cup: Milan beats Benfica 1-0 at Vienna
  • May 24 Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 26 Philadelphia Phillies retire Mike Schmidt's uniform #20

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt
  • May 27 74th Indianapolis 500 runs
  • May 27 Jan Stephenson wins J C Penney LPGA Golf Skins Game

Sport awardGolf Tournament

May 27 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • May 29 NY Mets fire manager Davey Johnson & hire Bud Harrelson

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

May 29 Rickey Henderson steals record 893rd base, breaking Ty Cobb's record

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Jun 1 Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers in Portland for 1st time since 1974
  • Jun 3 Cathy Gerring wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
  • Jun 4 LA Dodger Ramon Martinez strikes out 18 Atlanta Braves
  • Jun 6 Stump Merrill replaces Bucky Dent as NY Yankee manager
  • Jun 9 122nd Belmont: Michael Kinane aboard Go & Go wins in 2:27.2
  • Jun 9 FIFA World Cup: Czechoslovakia beats USA 5-1 in World Cup match

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 9 Dodger Eddie Murray ties Mickey Mantle with baseball's switch hit HRs in 10 games

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 10 8th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jack Nicklaus

  • Jun 10 Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers for 1st time since 1974 in Portland

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 10 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 10 89th Men's French Open: Andres Gomez beats Andre Agassi (6-3, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4)

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 10 89th Women's French Open: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (7-6, 6-4)

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 11 Nolan Ryan pitches his 6th no-hitter beating Oakland, in 9th he retires Ken Phelps, Rickey Henderson & Willie Randolph (all ex Yanks)

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
MLB Second Baseman and Manager Willie Randolph
MLB Second Baseman and Manager
Willie Randolph
  • Jun 12 Egypt (500-1 longshot) ties favorite the Netherlands 1-1 in World Cup game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 12 NY Yankee reliever Dave Righetti becomes 9th to record 200 saves

MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti
MLB Pitcher and Coach
Dave Righetti

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 12 Orioles Cal Ripken plays in his 1,308th consecutive game to move past Everett Scott into 2nd place on the all-time list

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • Jun 12 NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs 19-8 at Wrigley Field, Cubs outfielder Doug Dazcenzo pitched a scoreless 9th inning
  • Jun 14 44th NBA Championship: Det Pistons beat Por Trailblazers, 4 games to 1
  • Jun 17 90th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 280 at Medinah CC in Medinah Il

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 17 Christa Johnson wins LPGA Atlantic City Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Christa Johnson
LPGA Golfer
Christa Johnson
  • Jun 18 After being undefeated in the 1982 FIFA World Cup Cameroon suffer their 1st loss. Soviet Union wins 4-0
  • Jun 18 1st sudden death US Open Golf Championship is won by Hale Irwin
  • Jun 21 At Yankee Stadium rally, Nelson Mandela dons a NY Yankee baseball cap and proclaims "I am a Yankee!"
  • Jun 22 Braves replace manager Russ Nixon with GM Bobby Cox
  • Jun 22 Longest game in Toronto, Yanks beat Blue Jays 8-7 in 15 inns
  • Jun 24 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
  • Jun 29 NY Mets tie their team career high 11 game win streak
  • Jun 29 A's Dave Stewart no-hits Blue Jays & Dodger's Fernando Valenzuela no-hits St Louis 6-0, 1st time no-hitters in both leagues
  • Jul 1 11th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Lee Trevino
  • Jul 1 18th du Maurier Golf Classic: Cathy Johnston
  • Jul 1 Despite Andy Hawkins no-hitting White Sox, Yankees lose 4-0
  • Jul 1 Dordrecht '90 soccer team forms in Dordrecht
  • Jul 1 FC Swells soccer team forms in Swells
  • Jul 1 NY Yankee Andy Hawkins throws no-hitter in Comiskey Park, losing 4-0

  • Jul 4 Wrestler Brutus Beefcake injured during para-sailing

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 5 Zina Garrison upsets Steffi Graf in Wimbledon semi-finals

Tennis Player Zina Garrison
Tennis Player
Zina Garrison
Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Jul 6 After pitching a no-hitter lose, NY Yankee Andy Hawkins pitches a complete 12 inn game and loses 2-0

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 7 97th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Z Garrison (64 61)

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • Jul 7 NJ Devils sign Russians Viacheslav Fetisov & Sergei Starikov
  • Jul 7 FIFA World Cup: Italy beats England 2-1 in football's World Cup Third Place game
  • Jul 8 Brewers beat Angels 20-7, including 13 in 5th inning
  • Jul 8 FIFA World Cup: Germany beats Argentina 1-0 for football's 14th World Cup in Rome
  • Jul 8 Tina Purtzer wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
  • Jul 8 Trailing 7-0, Brewers tie Angels & then score 13 in 5th to win 20-7

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 9 104th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Stefan Edberg beats Boris Becker (6-2 6-2 3-6 3-6 6-4)

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 9 Richard Hadlee takes 5-53 to end his Test Cricket career with 431 wkts

Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Cricketer
Richard Hadlee
  • Jul 10 61st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-0 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
  • Jul 10 All star MVP: Julio Franco (Texas Rangers)
  • Jul 10 Last day of Test Cricket for Richard Hadlee
  • Jul 11 NYC police arrest "Dartman" (stabbed over 50 women with darts)
  • Jul 12 Chicago White Sox Melido Perez no-hits Yankees 8-0 in a rain shortened 6 inning game at Yankee Stadium (7th no-hitter of 1990)

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 15 45th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy King

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • Jul 17 NY Yankee Deion Sanders hits an inside park homer
  • Jul 17 Minnesota Twins become 1st team to turn 2 triple plays in a game but lose to Boston Red Sox 1-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 19 Cincinnati Red Pete Rose is sentence to 5 months for tax evasion

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 19 Dave Raghetti pitches in his 499th game as a NY Yankee, passing Whitey Ford in most appearances as a NY Yankee

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 22 119th British Golf Open: Nick Faldo shoots 270 at St Andrews Scotland

Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner
Nick Faldo

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jul 22 90th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Phil Mickelson

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jul 22 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • Jul 22 77th Tour de France won by Greg LeMond of USA

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 25 KC Royal George Brett hits for the cycle

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 25 Roseanne Barr sings the National Anthem at Cincinnati Reds-San Diego Padres game

Comedienne and Actress Roseanne Barr
Comedienne and Actress
Roseanne Barr
  • Jul 26 US beats Soviet Union 17-0 in baseball at Goodwill Games

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 27 Graham Gooch scores 333 v India at Lord's

Cricketer Graham Gooch
Cricketer
Graham Gooch
  • Jul 27 Tom Moody scores 100 in 26 mins in county cricket, world record
  • Jul 29 26th Curtis Cup: US wins 14-4
  • Jul 29 28th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats USSR in Atlanta Georgia (2-1)
  • Jul 29 36th Mazda LPGA Championship won by Beth Daniel
  • Jul 29 Boston Red Sox set major league record with 12 doubles in a game
  • Jul 30 Graham Gooch scores 123 v India to follow up 1st innings 333

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 30 George Steinbrenner is forced by Commissioner Fay Vincent to resign as prinicipal partner of NY Yankees

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner
  • Jul 31 Nolan Ryan becomes 20th major league pitcher to win 300 games
  • Aug 1 Stanton Cook becomes CEO of Chicago Cubs
  • Aug 3 NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 10th HR in 1st 72 at bats
  • Aug 5 Barb Mucha wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
  • Aug 6 NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 11th HR in 1st 86 at bats
  • Aug 7 NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 12th HR in 1st 92 at bats & becomes 21st to hit a ball into 3rd deck of Seattle's Kingdome
  • Aug 8 Balt Orioles pull their 10th triple play (1-6-3 vs Oakland)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Aug 8 Carlton Fisk ties Johnny Bench hitting 327 HRs as a catcher

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench
  • Aug 8 Pete Rose begins 5-ms prison term at Marion (IL) Federal prison camp
  • Aug 11 NY Yankee Kevin Maas is fastest to get 13 HRs (110 at bats)

Sport awardGolf Major

Aug 12 72nd PGA Championship: Wayne Grady shoots a 282 at Shoal Creek Ala

Golfer and PGA Champion Wayne Grady
Golfer and PGA Champion
Wayne Grady
  • Aug 12 Cathy Gerring wins Stratton Mountain LPGA Golf Classic

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