Events in Sport in July 1950

  • Jul 2 Cleveland Indians' pitcher Bob Feller wins his 200th MLB game, 5-3 v Detroit Tigers
  • Jul 4 Boston Braves slugger Sid Gordon ties MLB season grand slam record (4) with a bases loaded hit vs Phillies
  • Jul 7 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Budge Patty wins his lone Wimbledon singles title over 6-1, 8-10, 6-2, 6-3 over Australian Frank Sedgman
  • Jul 7 British Golf Open, Royal Troon: Bobby Locke of South Africa defends his title by 2 from Roberto De Vicenzo
  • Jul 7 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Louise Brough beats fellow American Margaret duPont 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 for her 3rd straight Wimbledon singles title

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Jul 11 17th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-3 in 14 at Comiskey Park, Chic Ted Williams breaks his elbow; 1st extra inning All Star Game

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • Jul 12 ILTF re-admit Germany and Japan in Davis Cup, Poland & Hungary withdraws
  • Jul 13 Doctors remove 7 bone fragments from Ted Williams' elbow
  • Jul 16 FIFA World Cup Final: Alcides Ghiggia scores a 79th minute winner as Uruguay beats Brazil 2-1 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Jul 26 Dodgers' Jim Russell is 1st to switch-hits HRs twice in a game