Events in Sport on August 10

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1888 NY Giant pitcher Tim Keefe sets a 19 game win streak record

Major League Baseball Pitcher Tim Keefe
Major League Baseball Pitcher
Tim Keefe
  • 1900 1st Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles at Longwood Cricket Club in Boston, Massachusetts (3-0)
  • 1901 Chicago White Sox Frank Isbell strands record 11 teammate base runners

Sport awardTennis Open

1933 47th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Jacobs beats Helen Wills Moody (8-6, 3-6, 3-0, ret.)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1934 Babe Ruth announces this is his final season as full time player

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • 1944 Braves Red Barrett throws only 58 pitches to shut out Cincinnati Reds 2-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1948 Bradman scores 133* Aust v Lancashire, 216 mins, 17 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1949 Ezzard Charles TKOs Gus Lesnevich in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Ezzard Charles

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1952 Louise Suggs wins LPGA All American Women Golf Tournament

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • 1954 Sir Gordon Richards retires as a jockey with record 4,870 wins
  • 1956 23rd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Cleveland 26, All-Stars 0 (75,000)
  • 1958 Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Macktown Golf Open
  • 1968 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Concord Golf Open
  • 1969 Don Sutton breaks his 13-game losing streak to Cubs with a 4-2 win
  • 1969 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Stroh's-WBLY Golf Open
  • 1971 16 baseball researchers form Society for American Baseball Research
  • 1974 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Colgate-European American Golf Open

Sport awardGolf Major

1975 57th PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 276 at Firestone Akron

  • 1977 Phillies & Expos play a doubleheader that ends at 3:23 AM
  • 1980 62nd PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 274 at Oak Hill NY

Sport awardGolf Major

1980 8th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Pat Bradley

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1981 Pete Rose, 3,631 career hit, breaks Stan Musial's NL hit record

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1983 1st World Championships in Athletics: Carl Lewis wins gold in Men's Long Jump

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis
  • 1984 Mary Decker trips on heel of Zola Budd during 3,000m Olympic run
  • 1985 Uno Lindstron of Sweden juggles a soccer ball 13.11 miles

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1986 Betsy King wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • 1986 Pitcher Bob Forsch grand slams to lead Cards to a 5-4 win over Pirates
  • 1987 Kevin Gross is 2nd pitcher in 8 days to be ejected for scuffing ball
  • 1988 Matt Biondi swims world record 100m free style (48.42 sec)
  • 1989 A's bat out of order against White Sox in 3rd inning
  • 1989 Australia 0-301 at end of day one, 5th Test Cricket at Trent Bridge
  • 1991 NFL sportscaster Paul Maquire suffers a heart attack at 53
  • 1995 Dodgers leading 2-1 in 9th forfeit game to Cards, fans become unruly
  • 1997 36th Walker Cup: US, 18-6
  • 1997 Anaheim Angels Tony Phillips arrested for purchasing cocaine

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1997 Atlanta Braves sign Greg Maddux to record 5 year, $575 Million deal

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux
  • 1997 Deb Richard wins LPGA Friendly's Classic
  • 1997 Vijay Singh of Fiji wins Buick Open at the Warwick Hills Golf
  • 1997 6th World Championships in Athletics close at Athens, Greece
  • 2008 90th PGA Championship: Pádraig Harrington shoots a 277 at Oakland Hills Country Club
  • 2013 14th World Championships in Athletics open at Moscow, Russia
  • 2014 96th PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy shoots a 268 at Valhalla Golf Club