Events in Sport in July 1950

  • Jul 4 Braves Sid Gordon ties season grand slam record with 4
  • Jul 7 64th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Budge Patty beats Sedgman (6-1 8-10 6-2 6-3)
  • Jul 7 79th British Golf Open: Bobby Locke shoots a 279 at Royal Troon
  • Jul 8 57th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Louise Brough beats M duPont (6-1 3-6 6-1)

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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 & Japan in Davis Cup, Poland & Hungary withdraws
  • Jul 13 Doctors remove 7 bone fragments from Ted Williams' elbow
  • Jul 16 FIFA World Cup: Uruguay beats Brazil 2-1 for soccer's 4th World Cup in Rio de Janeiro
  • Jul 26 Dodgers' Jim Russell is 1st to switch-hits HRs twice in a game