On This Day

Events in Sport in June 1901

  • Jun 2 Benjamin Adams arrested for playing golf on Sunday (NY)
  • Jun 6 British Open Men's Golf, Muirfield: Scotsman James Braid wins first of 5 Open titles by 3 strokes from Harry Vardon of Jersey
  • Jun 9 NY Giants get record 31 hits to beat Cincinnati Reds 25-13
  • Jun 17 US Open Men's Golf, Myopia Hunt GC: Willie Anderson of Scotland wins first of his 4 Open titles by 1 stroke in an 18-hole playoff with Alex Smith
  • Jun 29 US National Championship Women's Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Elisabeth Moore beats defending champion Myrtle McAteer 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 for her second of 4 US singles titles