June 1993 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 4 Cricket's "Ball of the Century" - Australian spin bowler Shane Warne bowls England batsman Mike Gatting with his first ball of an Ashes series; Australia wins 1st Test at Old Trafford by 179 runs
  • Jun 5 125th Belmont: Julie Krone aboard Colonial Affair wins in 2:29.8

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 5 French Open Women's Tennis: Germany's Steffi Graf wins her 3rd of 6 French singles titles; beats Mary Joe Fernández of the US 4-6, 6-2, 6-4

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Jun 6 French Open Men's Tennis: Spaniard Sergi Bruguera prevents Jim Courier French three-peat; beats American 6-4, 2-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 7 Cricket's Graham Gooch dismissed handled the ball vs Australia at Old Trafford

Cricketer Graham Gooch
Cricketer
Graham Gooch
  • Jun 9 Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Montreal Canadiens beat LA Kings, 4-1 for a 4-1 series win; Canadiens' 24th SC Championship

Sport awardLPGA Championship

Jun 13 LPGA Championship, Bethesda CC: Patty Sheehan wins her 4th major title by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Lauri Merten

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 18 Expo's Dennis Martínez is 92nd to win 200 games

MLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez
MLB Pitcher
Dennis Martínez
  • Jun 19 David Boon completes 15th Test cricket century, 164* v England at Lord's
  • Jun 20 47th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Phoenix Suns, 4 games to 2

Sport awardUS Golf Open

Jun 20 US Open Men's Golf, Baltusrol GC: Lee Janzen plays sub-70 golf all 4 rounds to tie tournament scoring record and win the first of his 2 Open titles, 2 strokes ahead of Payne Stewart

  • Jun 22 NY Met Anthony Young ties record of 23rd straight lose
  • Jun 25 NY Islander goalie Billy Smith elected to NHL Hall of Fame

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 26 NY Met Eddie Murray is 20th to get 1,600 RBIs

MLB 1st Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB 1st Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • Jun 27 11th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jim Colbert
  • Jun 27 NY Met pitcher Anthony Young loses record 24th straight game
  • Jun 28 Jacques Lemaire is named NJ Devils 8th Head Coach
  • Jun 28 Carlton Fisk, 45, released by White Sox, as all time leader of most games caught and most HRs by a catcher

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 10 Scott McLaughlin, New Zealand professional racing driver, born in Hamilton, New Zealand

Weddings in Sport


LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 26 NHL scoring champion Mario Lemieux (27) weds longtime girlfriend Nathalie Asselin at Notre Dame Basilica in Canada

NHL Legend and Owner Mario Lemieux
NHL Legend and Owner
Mario Lemieux

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 2 Johnny Mize, American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman (10-time MLB All Star), dies of cardiac arrest at 80
  • Jun 7 Drazen Petrovic, NBA player (NJ Nets), dies in auto-accident at 28
  • Jun 13 Gérard Côté, Canadian runner (b. 1913)
  • Jun 15 James Hunt, English auto racer (Formula 1 World Drivers Champion 1976), dies of a heart attack at 45
  • Jun 16 Lindsay Hassett, Australian cricketer (3073 runs in Tests), dies at 79
  • Jun 24 Archie Williams, American athlete (400m gold medal 1936 Olympics), dies of a heart attack at 78

Person of interestRoy Campanella

Jun 26 Roy Campanella, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher (NL MVP 1951,53,55 Brooklyn Dodgers), dies of a heart attack at 71

MLB Catcher Roy Campanella
MLB Catcher
Roy Campanella