On This Day

On This Day in Sport for June 3

Events in Sport

  • 1851 1st baseball uniforms worn when the NY Knickerbockers wear a uniform of straw hats, white shirts and blue long trousers
  • 1888 Baseball poem "Casey at the Bat" 1st published by the San Francisco Examiner
  • 1899 W. G. Grace's last day of Test cricket aged 50 yrs 320 days
  • 1918 Boston Red Sox pitcher Dutch Leonard throws his 2nd no-hitter; beats Detroit Tigers, 5-0 at Navin Field
  • 1925 Baseball player Eddie Collins becomes the 6th to get 3,000 hits
  • 1929 French Championships Men's Tennis: René Lacoste wins his 3rd French title, beating fellow Frenchman Jean Borotra 6-3, 2-6, 6-0, 2-6, 8-6
  • 1929 French Championship Women's Tennis: Defending champion Helen Wills Moody beats Simonne Mathieu 6-3, 6-4
  • 1930 Grover Cleveland Alexander is released by the Phillies
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Weddings in Sport

  • 1908 NHL goaltender Georges Vezina (21) weds Marie Adelaide Stella Morin in Chicoutimi, Canada

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