July 1993 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jul 2 NY Met Anthony Young loses a record 25th straight game (goes to 27)
  • Jul 3 100th Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Jana Novotna (7-6 1-6 6-4)
  • Jul 3 Boon completes 16th Test Cricket century, 101 at Trent Bridge

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 4 107th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Courier (76 76 36 63)

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
  • Jul 4 Brandie Burton wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jul 5 As' Rickey Henderson is 2nd to hit leadoff homers in doubleheader

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • Jul 6 Graham Thorpe scores 114 on Test Cricket debut, England v Australia
  • Jul 7 NY Met Anthony Young, loses his 26th straight game (goes to 27)
  • Jul 7 Philadelphia Phillies beat SF Giants 7-6 in 20 innings

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 11 14th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jul 11 Nancy Lopez wins Youngstown-Warren LPGA Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez
  • Jul 13 64th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-3 at Camden Yards, Baltimore

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 13 All star MVP: Kirby Puckett (Minnesota Twins)

MLB Center Fielder Kirby Puckett
MLB Center Fielder
Kirby Puckett
  • Jul 16 SF outfielder Darren Lewis sets record of 267 consecutive errorless games
  • Jul 17 Graeme Obree bicycles world record time, 51,596 km

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 18 122nd British Golf Open: Greg Norman shoots a 267 at Royal St George

Golfer Greg Norman
Golfer
Greg Norman
  • Jul 18 Graeme Obree bicycles world record time (51,596 K)
  • Jul 18 Hiromi Kobayash wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 19 Last day of 1st-class cricket for Ian Botham

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • Jul 21 Angela Kennedy swims world record 50 m butterfly stroke (26.93)
  • Jul 22 NY Yankee Don Mattingly hits his 200th HR
  • Jul 23 Boon completes 17th Test Cricket century, 107 at Headingley
  • Jul 23 Chris Boardman bicycles world record 1 hour distance (52,270 km)
  • Jul 23 NY Yankee Mark Hutton is 1st Australian to be a starting pitcher, He beats Angels 5-2; Yanks, Red Sox, Blue Jays 3 way tie for 1st
  • Jul 24 NY Met Anthony Young loses record 27th straight
  • Jul 25 31st Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats Australia in Frankfurt Germany (3-0)
  • Jul 25 48th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Lauri Merten
  • Jul 25 80th Tour de France won by Miguel Indurain of Spain
  • Jul 27 NBC TV awarded 1996 Olympic coverage for $456 million
  • Jul 27 NY Met Anthony Young wins ending his losing streak at 27 games
  • Jul 29 Cincinnati Reds pitcher Thomas Browning arrested for marijuana possession
  • Jul 31 A's trade Rickey Henderson to Blue Jays

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 27 Jordan Spieth, American professional golfer (second youngest to win Masters), born in Dallas, Texas

Professional Golfer Jordan Spieth
Professional Golfer
Jordan Spieth

Deaths in Sport

  • Jul 3 Don Drysdale, American Major League Baseball player, dies of a heart attack at 56
  • Jul 11 Denis Tomlinson, South African cricket leg-spinner, dies
  • Jul 23 James Jordan, father of NBA star Michael Jordan, found dead near McColl, South Carolina
  • Jul 27 Reggie Lewis, NBA star (Boston Celtics), dies of heart failure at 27