On This Day

On This Day in Sport for July 10

Events in Sport

  • 1884 1st Test Cricket to be played at Old Trafford 1st day washed out
  • 1920 Tris Speaker is stopped at 11 consecutive hits by Tom Zachary
  • 1922 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Australian Gerald Patterson wins his second Wimbledon title; beats Randolph Lycett 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
  • 1926 US Open Men's Golf, Scioto CC: Amateur Bobby Jones, winner of the British Open 2 weeks earlier, claims the second of his 4 US Opens, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Joe Turnesa
  • 1929 In game between Pirates and Phillies 9 HRs hit 1 in each inning
  • 1934 2nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-7 at Polo Grounds, NYC
  • 1934 NL pitcher Carl Hubbell strikes out Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons and Joe Cronin for MLB All Star game record for consecutive strikeouts; AL still win, 9-7
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Weddings in Sport

  • 2010 Actress and fourth season American Idol winner Carrie Underwood (29) weds Nashville Predators ice hockey player Mike Fisher (32) at Ritz Carlton Lodge in Greensboro, Georgia
  • 2010 NBA star Carmelo Anthony (25) weds actress Lala Vasquez (30) at Cipriani 42nd St. in New York City

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