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Events in Sport in July 1925

  • Jul 3 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen of France takes her 6th Wimbledon singles title with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Briton Joan Fry
  • Jul 4 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: In an all-French final René Lacoste beats Jean Borotra 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 8-6
  • Jul 4 A's Lefty Grove beats Yanks Herb Pennock 1-0 in 15 innings

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jul 17 Tris Speaker, is 5th to get 3,000 hits

Baseball Player Tris Speaker
Baseball Player
Tris Speaker
  • Jul 19 19th Tour de France won by Ottavio Bottecchia of Italy

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Jul 22 NY Yankees buy future Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop Leo Durocher from Hartford Senators (Eastern League)

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher

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Jul 23 NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits his 1st of 23 career grand slammers

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig