1995 in Sport (Part 2)

Events in Sport

Events 101 - 200 of 250

  • May 28 Dottie Mochrie wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Golf Game
  • May 28 White Sox (5) & Tigers (7) combine for record 12 HRs at Tiger Stadium
  • May 28 Indianapolis 500: Jacques Villeneuve wins in 3:15:17.561 (247.221 km/h)
  • 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 94th Women's French Open: Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sanchez (7-5, 4-6, 6-0)

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

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

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 18 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester International Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan

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

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 25 Betsy King wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • 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
  • Jul 2 16th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Tom Weiskopf
  • Jul 2 Michelle McGann wins Youngstown-Warren LPGA Golf Classic
  • Jul 4 Birmingham Barracudas play 1st CFL game (vs Winnipeg)
  • Jul 8 102nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (4-6 6-1 7-5)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 9 109th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Boris Becker (67 62 64 62)

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
  • Jul 9 Kathryn Marshall wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic
  • Jul 11 66th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 at Ballpark at Arlington Tx
  • Jul 11 All star MVP: Jeff Conine (Fla Marlins)
  • Jul 14 LA Dodger Ramon Martinez no-hits the Florida Marlins 7-0
  • Jul 16 13th Seniors Players Golf Championship: J C Snead
  • Jul 16 50th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Annika Sorenstam
  • Jul 21 KC Royals set club-record of 22 singles in 15 innings

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 23 124th British Golf Open: John Daly shoots a 282 at St Andrews Scotland

Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion John Daly
Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion
John Daly
  • Jul 23 Tracy Kerdyk wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic
  • Jul 23 82nd Tour de France won by Miguel Indurain of Spain

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 29 Monica Seles beats Martina Naratilova in her return to tennis

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
  • Jul 29 Carolina Panthers beat Jacksonville Jaguars in their 1st NFL exhibition game 20-14
  • Jul 30 Becky Iverson wins LPGA Friendly's Golf Classic
  • Jul 30 Dominic Cork takes hat-trick in England Test Cricket win v WI
  • Jul 30 Lara completes 5th Test Cricket century, 145 at Old Trafford

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Jul 30 Richie Ashburn and Mike Schmidt enter baseball's Hall of Fame

Baseball Player Richie Ashburn
Baseball Player
Richie Ashburn
MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt
  • Aug 4 Darryl Strawberry joins the NY Yankees
  • Aug 5 5th World Championships in Athletics open at Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Aug 6 Dottie Mochrie wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic at Stratton Mountain

  • Aug 10 Dodgers leading 2-1 in 9th forfeit game to Cards, fans become unruly
  • Aug 12 Lara completes 6th Test Cricket century, 152 at Trent Bridge

Sport awardGolf Major

Aug 13 77th PGA Championship: Steve Elkington shoots a 267 at Riviera Calif

Golfer and PGA Champion Steve Elkington
Golfer and PGA Champion
Steve Elkington

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 13 Beth Daniels wins LPGA PING Welch's Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • Aug 13 5th World Championships in Athletics close at Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Aug 19 Bruce Seldon TKOs Joe Hipp in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 19 Mike Tyson returns to the ring & DQs Peter McNeeley in 38 seconds

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Aug 20 Kerrie Webb wins LPGA Weetabix Women's British Golf Open
  • Aug 26 Lara completes 7th Test Cricket century, 179 at The Oval
  • Aug 27 23rd du Maurier Golf Classic: Jenny Lidback

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 27 95th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Tiger Woods

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods
  • Aug 28 Last day of Test Cricket for Richie Richardson

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Sep 2 Frank Bruno beats Oliver McCall in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

  • Sep 3 Carolina Panthers lose their 1st NFL game (Atlanta-23 Carolina-20 OT)
  • Sep 3 Jacksonville Jaguars lose their 1st NFL game (Houston-10, Jaguars-3)
  • Sep 3 NY Yankee Tony Fernandez hits for the cycle
  • Sep 4 Mary Beth Zimmerman wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sep 5 Cal Ripken Jr ties Gehrig's record of playing in 2,130 straight games

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • Sep 6 Cal Ripken Jr breaks Gehrig's record, plays in 2,131 straight games
  • Sep 8 Cleveland Indians clinch 1st AL Central Division title
  • Sep 10 35th Walker Cup: Britain-Ireland beats US, 14-10
  • Sep 10 Alison Nicholas wins PING-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
  • Sep 10 Browns & Indians, play simultaneous regular season games in Cleve for only time, Browns 22-6 over Tampa, Indians 5-3 over Orioles
  • Sep 10 115th Men's U.S. Open: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5)
  • Sep 10 115th Women's U.S. Open: Steffi Graf beats Monica Seles (7-6, 0-6, 6-3)
  • Sep 11 Ohio's Governor Voinovich proclaims "Cleveland Indians Day"
  • Sep 15 Cards shortstop Ozzie Smith sets record of 1,554 double plays

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sep 16 Greg Maddux of Braves sets record of 17 consecutive road victory

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux
  • Sep 17 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • Sep 19 Padres Ken Caminiti switch hits HRs in 3rd of 4 games
  • Sep 20 Cincinnati Reds becomes 1st team to clinch NL Central
  • Sep 24 31st Ryder Cup: Europe beats US, 14½-13½ at Oak Hill County Club (Rochester, New York, US)
  • Sep 24 Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA GHP Heartland Golf Classic
  • Sep 26 Earliest 1st-class cricket in Aust season (Qld v Western Prov)
  • Sep 26 Sri Lanka complete 2-1 Test Cricket series win in Pakistan from 0-1
  • Sep 28 Dennis Martínez pitch breaks Kirby Puckett's jaw in Indians 12-4 win
  • Sep 28 Troy Dixon scores cricket century on 1st-class debut for Qld v W Prov

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 29 O.J. Simpson trial sent to the jury

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • Oct 1 Gail Graham wins FieldCrest Cannon/Carolina LPGA Golf Classic
  • Oct 1 NY Yankees win 1st baseball wildcard ever
  • Oct 2 Seattle Mariners beat Cal Angels, 9-1 in a playoff game to win AL West
  • Oct 3 O.J. Simpson found not guilty of the murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 6 Colorodo Avalanche (former Que Nordiques) 1st NHL game, beat Detroit
  • Oct 7 Boston's Fleet Center opens, NY Islanders & Boston Bruins tie at 4-4

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Oct 8 Dolphin's Dan Marino breaks Tarkenton's NFL career completions record

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino
  • Oct 8 Edgar Martinez drives home tying & winning runs to rally Mariners to 6-5 win in bottom of 11th to beat Yankees & win AL Division Series
  • Oct 11 O.J. Simpson cancels a TV appearance on Dateline
  • Oct 14 Atlanta Braves become 1st team to sweep in NL playoff (beat Reds)
  • Oct 14 MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 0

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