June 1995 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 3 Expos pitcher Pedro Martinez perfect game is broken up in 10th inning as San Diego's Bip Roberts leads off with a double, Mont wins 1-0
  • Jun 4 Dale Eggeling wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic
  • Jun 10 127th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Thunder Gulch wins in 2:32
  • Jun 10 Orioles Jeff Manto, hits his 4th consecutive homer
  • Jun 11 Julie Larsen wins Edina Realty LPGA Golf Classic

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 11 94th Men's French Open: Thomas Muster beats Michael Chang (7-5, 6-2, 6-4)

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Thomas Muster
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Thomas Muster
Tennis Player and French Open Champion Michael Chang
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Michael Chang

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 11 French Open Women's Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 7-5, 4-6, 6-0 with pivotal 32-point game in the third set

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf
  • Jun 11 NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 13 Indians' Dennis Martínez no-hits Balt 11-0

MLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez
MLB Pitcher
Dennis Martínez
  • Jun 13 NJ Devils beat Philadelphia Flyers, to go to their 1st Stanley Cup finals
  • Jun 13 NHL Eastern Conference Final: New Jersey Devils beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2
  • Jun 14 49th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets sweep Orlando Magic in 4 games
  • Jun 14 Giants infielder Mike Benjamin goes 6-for-7 in 13-inning 4-3 win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 16 Marlins outfielder Andre Dawson hits his 400th NL career HR (429)

MLB Star Andre Dawson
MLB Star
Andre Dawson
  • Jun 16 Salt Lake City awarded the XIX Winter Olympics in 2002
  • Jun 18 95th US Golf Open: Corey Pavin shoots a 280 at Shinnecock Hills NY

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 18 All Black Jonah Lomu scores the try of the Rugby World Cup, running over Mike Catt in New Zealand's 45-29 defeat of England

Rugby Union Superstar Jonah Lomu
Rugby Union Superstar
Jonah Lomu
  • Jun 18 FIFA Women's World Cup Final: Hege Riise & Marianne Pettersen score within 3 minutes of each other to give Norway 2-0 win over Germany in Stockholm, Sweden

AgreementAgreement of Interest

Jun 19 NY Yankees announce agreement with Darryl Strawberry

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • Jun 24 Stanley Cup: NJ Devils sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
  • Jun 24 3rd Rugby World Cup: South Africa beats New Zealand 15-12 in Johannesburg
  • Jun 28 NJ Devils Stanley Cup Victory Party, admidst rumours they were moving to Nashville, goalie Chris Terreri holds up "Nashville? NO WAY!" sign

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jun 29 George Foreman loses IBF boxing title for refusing to re-fight Axel Schulz

Boxing Champ George Foreman
Boxing Champ
George Foreman
  • Jun 29 Memphis Mad Dogs 1st CFL game (vs Calgary Stampeders)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 30 Indians' Eddie Murray, is 20th to reach 3,000 hits

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray

Weddings in Sport

  • Jun 10 Actress-singer Holly Robinson (30) weds NFL Philadelphia Eagle quarterback Rodney Peete (29) in Los Angeles

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 9 Charles Rowe, cricket (scored 0 in only Test for NZ v Aust 1946), dies
  • Jun 10 Ron Morrisby, cricketer (prolific batsman for Tasmania 1931-52), dies
  • Jun 23 Anatoly Tarasov, Russian ice hockey coach (b. 1918)
  • Jun 24 Inshan Ali, West Indian cricketer (WI chinaman bowler 1971-77), dies at 45