On This Day

Events in Sport in June 1888

  • Jun 3 Baseball poem "Casey at the Bat" 1st published by the San Francisco Examiner
  • Jun 9 22nd Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Sir Dixon wins in 2:40.25
  • Jun 15 US National Championship Women's Tennis, Philadelphia Cricket Club: Bertha Townsend beats defending champion Ellen Hansell 6-3, 6-5