Events in Sport in July 1952

  • Jul 4 66th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Frank Sedgman beats Jaroslav Drobný (4-6 6-2 6-3 6-2)
  • Jul 5 59th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maureen Connolly beats L Brough (7-5 6-3)
  • Jul 8 19th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 in 5 at Shibe Park, Phila
  • Jul 11 81st British Golf Open: Bobby Locke shoots a 287 at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club
  • Jul 19 15th modern Olympic games opens in Helsinki, Finland
  • Jul 19 39th Tour de France won by Fausto Coppi of Italy
  • Jul 20 Emile Zatopek runs Olympic Record 10K (29:17.0)
  • Jul 24 Emile Zatopek runs Olympic record 5K (14:06.6)

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Jul 26 Mickey Mantle hits his 1st grand-slammer

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  • Jul 27 Emile Zatopek runs Olympic record marathon (2:23:03.2)
  • Jul 28 Rogers Hornsby replaces Luke Sewell as Cincinnati Reds manager