On This Day

On This Day in Sport for June 11

Events in Sport

  • 1898 23rd Preakness: Willie Simms riding Sly Fox wins in 1:49.75
  • 1903 British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Harry Vardon wins his 4th Open title by 6 strokes from younger brother Tom Vardon
  • 1904 Cubs' Bob Wicker no-hits NY Giants, wins in 12th on 1 hitter, 1-0
  • 1907 George Dennett, aided by Gilbert Jessop, dismisses Northamptonshire for 12 runs, the lowest total in first-class cricket
  • 1909 British Open Men's Golf, Royal Cinque Ports GC: Englishman J.H. Taylor wins Championship for a 4th time, 6 strokes ahead of runners-up Tom Ball and James Braid
  • 1919 51st Belmont: Johnny Loftus riding Sir Barton wins by 5 lengths over Sweep On; first Trip Crown winner
  • 1921 53rd Belmont: Earl Sande riding Grey Lag wins in 2:16.8
  • 1927 59th Belmont: Earl Sande riding Chance Shot wins in 2:32.6
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