Events in Sport in June 1944

  • Jun 3 76th Belmont: G L Smith riding Bounding Home wins in 2:32.2

Battle of InterestD-Day

Jun 6 Baseball cancels all games honoring D-Day invasion
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  • Jun 7 Achilles Veen soccer team forms in Veen
  • Jun 10 Joe Nuxhall, 15, of Cincinnati Reds is youngest player in major league
  • Jun 22 Longest shut out in Phillies history, Phils beat Braves 1-0 in 15 inn
  • Jun 26 Yanks, Dodgers & Giants play unique 6 inn game for War Bonds, each playing successive innings, final score Dodgers-5, Yanks-1 & Giants-0