Events in Sport in June 1953

  • Jun 4 Pitts trades outfielder Ralph Kiner & Joe Garagiola to Chicago Cubs

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 7 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Eastern Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • Jun 11 Test Cricket debut of Alan Davidson at Trent Bridge

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 13 53rd US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 283 at Oakmont CC in Oakmont PA

Golfer Ben Hogan
Golfer
Ben Hogan
  • Jun 13 85th Belmont: Eric Guerin aboard Native Dancer wins in 2:28.6
  • Jun 13 Jim Peters runs world record marathon (2:18:40.2)
  • Jun 17 Most runs scored in 1 inning (17 by Red Sox)
  • Jun 18 Eugene Stephens is 1st to get 3 hits & Red Sox score 17 runs in 1 Inning (7th) Red Sox beat Detroit 23-3

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 20 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Western Golf Open

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • Jun 23 Patty Berg wins LPGA All-American Women Golf Tournament
  • Jun 28 8th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls